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Saturday, December 27, 2014 17:17
GM David Navara won the European Blitz Championship last Friday in Wroclaw, Poland. Two days later, local hero GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda won the rapid section. Navara's victory was very convincing: he...
Friday, December 26, 2014 18:09
Chalk one up for experience over speed. A team of four former world greats squeezed by a quartet of up-and-comers at the Nutcracker Match of the Generations in Moscow on Christmas Day. GM Peter Leko, once...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 15:59
Make sure you're free January 3, 2015 at 9am Pacific (noon Eastern, 6 pm Central Europe). Have things to do? Cancel them. Reserve your best chair and have your drinks and snacks...
Monday, December 22, 2014 20:51
On Sunday India clinched the gold medals at the World Youth U16 in Gyor, Hungary. Russia started with six straight victories but eventually went...

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Friday, December 26, 2014 22:00
"Every time the Berlin endgame shows up on the board," GM Vladimir Kramnik remarked a few weeks ago, "everyone starts to cry quietly, [because] such positions are boring. However, games are often...
Friday, December 26, 2014 7:59
Professor: Hello, class. They all greeted the professor as if saying goodbye. Professor: Don't look so glum. Rachel: Isn't this the last class? Zephyr: All good things come to an end. Lucian: Do they have...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 21:57
When I was still playing in tournaments I answered 1.e4 with various Sicilian lines (Richter-Rauzer, Accelerated Dragon, Paulsen and Taimanov systems, etc.) and the Caro-Kann. I...
Monday, December 22, 2014 21:50
Your favorite holiday chess tradition is back!  Chess.com is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler quiz for 2014. The 15 Chess.com members who score the...

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