On the weekend of July 27-29, Continental Chess Association held three separate events that collectively drew 560 players and awarded $41,000 in prizes!
Gabuzyan's most interesting game was his second round win over GM Gil Popilski. You don't often see a player sacrifice a queen twice in one game and win!
After an eventful opening and round one of the Sinquefield, round two seemed less likely to provide thrills and spills. Four games were drawn in...
The sixth edition of the Sinquefield Cup began on August 18th, with a tense first round. Two early leaders emerged: Shakriyar Mamedyarov, who won over...
Chess Life Magazine
World Champion challenger GM Fabiano Caruana turned on the heat and defeated fellow American GM Wesley So in the final round to win the Norway Chess super-tournament in Stavanger. GM Ian Rogers gives all the details about the players, the setting, and Caruana’s path to victory in this month's cover story. Also check out Pal Benko’s compositional retelling of Stefan Zweig’s classic tale, The Royal Game.
Chess Life Kids
IM Eric Rosen captured the many sights and moods from the 2018 National Elementary (K-6) Championship in a stunning photo essay, which is featured in this month’s Chess Life Kids. Also look for a Q&A with our 2018 U.S. Champion, GM Sam Shankland, in our My First Moves column.