It's anyone's guess who will win the Russian Championship's Superfinal where, near the half-way point, six players are tied for first place. Today, Alexander Grischuk, Dmitry Jakovenko, and Evgeny Tomashevsky all joined the leaders.... | Leer más
At half time in Hoogeveen, the experienced grandmasters are on top against their younger opponents. Both Nigel Short and Ivan Sokolov lead their matches 2-1 versus Hou Yifan and Jorden van Foreest respectively.
It's too early to write off t... | Leer más
The annual chess festival in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands this year features the matches Hou Yifan vs Nigel Short and Jorden van Foreest vs Ivan Sokolov.
Now in its 20th edition, Hoogeveen Chess continues its relatively new format o... | Leer más
Location is key in this month's edition of "In Other News."
Past chess games have been played in space, underwater, and just about everywhere in between. Today we reveal a few locations you may not have thought about: behind bars, whilst un... | Leer más
On Sunday, the Russian championship Superfinal takes off in Novosibirsk, 2800 km east of Moscow. The top seeds are Alexander Grischuk and Peter Svidler.
These days there's hardly a full week without top chess being played som... | Leer más