FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Drama Over 2 Similar Games

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Drama Over 2 Similar Games

With a surprisingly quick and crushing win over Alexander Grischuk, the Spanish grandmaster David Anton joined Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana in the lead at the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss in Isle of Man. There are three rounds to go. But the story of this round was about two other games that started out identically. You can follow the […]

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Aronian Joins Caruana In Lead

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Aronian Joins Caruana In Lead

As the only winner in round seven among the top 12 boards, Levon Aronian swapped places with Wang Hao to join Fabiano Caruana in the lead at the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss in Isle of Man. There are four rounds to go. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal, Chess.com/events. There’s daily coverage by GM […]

Locals who love chess and boxing are invited to take part in a new sport

Locals who love chess and boxing are invited to take part in a new sport

Chess boxing fighter Louis de Villiers with his brother Juan Swart who has brought the sport to Africa. Photo: Supplied   A new sport combining the mental skill of chess and the physicality of boxing is set to launch in Africa next month. Founder and owner of Parktown North-based Chess Heroes Academy Corno Klaver is […]

Square Off launches Kickstarter campaign for AI-based connected chess boards

Square Off launches Kickstarter campaign for AI-based connected chess boards

Square Off is moving connected board games further today with the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its Square Off Neo chess board and the Square Off SwapBoard. The new products will offer machine learning and personalized coaching. “Our purpose as a brand is to revolutionize the way people play board games and to connect […]

Simon Says: Recent Games from the Grand Swiss

Simon Says: Recent Games from the Grand Swiss

by Simon Williams 10/14/2019 – GM Simon Williams selects his favourite examples from the high-stakes Candidates qualifier ongoing on the Isle of Man. Watch for free (for a limited time) starting at the usual hour: 16:00 UTC (18:00 CEST / 12 Noon EDT). Most amazing moves […]

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Caruana, Wang Hao Still Perfect

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Caruana, Wang Hao Still Perfect

Both Fabiano Caruana (U.S.) and Wang Hao (China) won their third game at the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss. As the only players on 3/3, they will play each other on Sunday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There’s daily coverage by GM Daniel King and IM Anna Rudolf, joined […]

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