The final day of the blitz was a tug-o-war for the lead between Hikaru Nakamura and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.
Cherry Hill, New Jersey (August 14, 2018) — Ilia Lipilin (Russia) is the World Champion for the FIDE World Junior Chess Championship for the Disabled....
On the weekend of July 20-22, Continental Chess Association held three separate events that collectively drew 712 players and awarded $62,500 in prizes!
Congratulations to the 2018 Chess Journalists of America Award Winners! Here are a few of the top winners with excerpts from their work.
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.