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Monday, August 20, 2018 4:18
Magnus Carlsen wanted to know what constituted a draw; he just didn't want one himself. After more than 6.5 hours of pressing, he finally edged Sergey Karjakin in the dwindling seconds of the game. Long...
Sunday, August 19, 2018 4:35
Goodbye short films, hello "The Godfather." After today's transition to classical chess, the final game took 36 times as long as blitz thanks to some long, technical endings. Better get a bigger...
Saturday, August 18, 2018 4:05
Three Grand Chess Tour events are in the books, and one book just came out. A lot has happened in the last 48 hours in St. Louis since Hikaru Nakamura won his second leg of the GCT...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 17:54
At the age of 14 years, 1 month, and 1 day, Indian prodigy Nihal Sarin became the twelfth youngest grandmaster in chess history. He scored his third grandmaster norm...

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Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:02
Chess is a rich game, dating back over a millennia. On Chess.com alone, over 2,000,000,000 games have been played! Which games are the very best ever played? No one can answer that conclusively, but we are...
Friday, August 17, 2018 9:27
Want a quick way to share your favorite chess games with friends online? Why not try a chess GIF? Making GIFs of your favorite chess games is now easy with Chess.com's GIF Maker! Here's how to use...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:11
The day my daughter was due was approaching. There was not much to do but wait. Another day passed. I couldn’t concentrate on work. Another day, and then another. I couldn...
Monday, August 13, 2018 8:09
On March 24, 1937, the leading Soviet chess magazine 64 published a theoretical article about a new opening system it called the "Panov Defense."  I challenge you to...

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