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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:01
If you had GM Sam Shankland and WIM Annie Wang in your fantasy chess bracket, congratulations, you're eating prime rib tonight. A little more than half way through the 2018 U.S....
Monday, April 23, 2018 23:53
Veselin Topalov maintained his lead at the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir as he won (again from a worse position) vs David Navara. Magnus Carlsen scored his first win in round five vs Radoslaw...
Monday, April 23, 2018 22:33
The world of chess is in grief as IM Nino Khurtsidze, one of the most talented players of her generation, succumbed to illness. She died yesterday at the age of 42....
Monday, April 23, 2018 4:56
Today in Azerbaijan, the field scored its first win. Meanwhile in St. Louis at the 2018 U.S. Championships, they recycled the result. It was, after all, Earth Day. Despite...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018 4:37
The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a chess opening enjoyed by chess players from complete beginners to the world champion, Magnus Carlsen! The opening bears the name of Ruy L...
Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:58
One of the most shocking games in the history of the U.S. chess championship was played in 2015. Can you imagine one of the world's strongest players losing his game in just six moves playing White? This is...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30
Frank Marshall played quite a bit in 1915, but all his games were in the U.S. There were two reasons for this: First, he was 38 years old; going from one European tournament to...
Friday, April 20, 2018 20:25
Chess players taking their first steps are often confused about how to castle. This special move is the only time you can move two pieces in the same turn. Castling only involves...

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