Charlotte Open 2023 champions
January is the first opportunity to get a head start on your New Year’s chess resolutions by entering a tournament. This Martin Luther King Jr. Day… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
During the thrilling conclusion of the Tata Steel tournament, all eyes were on the decisive games in the Masters section. But some of the most… Read More »
Masters: Giri on Abdusattorov's Tail A popular tournament strategy is to play for a win as White. Another popular strategy is to be… Read More »
Vegas creative commons sign
  More than 900 players joined the winter holiday fun in the 2022 North American Open held in the Horseshoe Hotel of Las Vegas, Nevada,… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, all of our puzzles come from the recently concluded 2023 New York Winter Norm Invitationals tournaments. Five players earned IM norms… Read More »
GM Magnus Carlsen won his first tournament in Wijk aan Zee in 2008, at the age of 17, tying for first with GM Levon Aronian. For such a young player… Read More »
Chess players are known creatures of habit, which is perhaps the only way to explain why, for the 85th time, 14 of the world’s top players venture to… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
The 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Championship took place in Seattle from January 5-8. Look no further for some energetic and sharp college chess… Read More »
Webster A
To reach the “Final Four” in Division I college basketball, teams only have to play four games. In chess, earning one of four coveted spots in the… Read More »
Who do you picture when you think of a Tournament Director (TD)? For many of us, it's a Santa Claus-esque figure distributing nuggets of wisdom while… Read More »
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