We all know of Magnus Carlsen the hyper-confident chess player, World Champion, and highest ranked player in history, but who is he beyond… Read More »
Jeffery Xiong finished his excellent performance tying for 3rd place with an undefeated score, including a draw with black against the 14th World… Read More »
To give us some perspective on how incredible Xiong's performance has been so far, let's compare his results to many of the world's best in the… Read More »
We all know of Fabiano Caruana as the confident yet mild-mannered elite chess player, the 3rd highest ranked player in history, and 2014 Sinquefield… Read More »
This year's Olympiad featured a riveting fight by the U.S. Women's team and a tie for 1st (winning Silver by tiebreaks) by the U.S. Open team. Test… Read More »
The gold-medalist U.S. Team is returning to the Olympiad as the Defending Champions with the same line-up: Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Hikaru… Read More »
Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, and Levon Aronian, the winners of the first three Sinquefield Cups in 2013, 2014, and 2015 respectively, have tied… Read More »
Despite the high drawing percentage thus far (80%), many hard-fought, fascinating games have been played.  Test your tactical, positional, and… Read More »
Who has the best chances of winning beyond Carlsen and Caruana?Read More »
The final day of the blitz was a tug-o-war for the lead between Hikaru Nakamura and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Read More »
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