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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:45
The Second Annual Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament in Jerusalem, Israel, also features an 8-game rapid match between Super GMs Boris Gelfand and Peter Svidler. The grandmasters play two rapid games per day, and at...
Monday, July 21, 2014 20:05
French number one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is having his way at the Biel International Chess Festival. He sits on an undefeated 5/7 and leads by 1.5 points with three rounds to play. Though he is more likely to call the...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 17:51
FLASH REPORT: GM Fabiano Caruana clinched first place at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund, Germany with a round to spare. It was his second title in three years. In doing so,...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 16:49
The Russian Chess Federation, the FIDE President, and prominant chess players are all calling for the reinstatement of teams that are currently being barred from next month's Norway...
Friday, July 18, 2014 22:00
The FIDE Presidential Election, to take place in the middle of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Norway, will make 181 delegates very important people. Every federation gets exactly one vote...
Friday, July 18, 2014 16:19
After five rounds of the ACP Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy, new American player GM Wesley So leads with 3 out of 4. A bit of explanation is needed - the tournament comprises seven...
Friday, July 18, 2014 0:38
Last year's inaugural Sinquefield Cup was the strongest tournament ever held in the U.S. - the average FIDE rating was above 2790. The organizers in St. Louis don't seem to know when...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:35
The Olympiad title defense of the number one women's national team may be over before the event begins. According to a letter released today by the 2014 Olympiad Organizing Committee (...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:01
The reduction in players and rounds from last year's Sparkassen Chess Festival in Dortmund, Germany makes getting off to a quick start all the more important. So far, top seed GM...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 19:00
The intimate six-player double round robin in Biel, Switerland got underway yesterday. This 47th edition once again takes place in the capital of Swiss watch making, and two players...

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