Bushwick Sidewalk Or Life-Size Chess Board?: Gothamist

Bushwick Sidewalk Or Life-Size Chess Board?: Gothamist

fullscreen Have you heard about this sidewalk? No, I don’t expect you have—it’s just another stretch of Brooklyn sidewalk, after all, just another drop in Bushwick’s street art bucket. Just a bunch of black and white squares sprawling across the patch of pavement outside a fancy new apartment building going up at 205 Central Avenue! […]

Champion So impressed by chess craze

Champion So impressed by chess craze

The open-air chess club under the Gariahat flyover had a surprise player on Tuesday — Wesley So, one of the world’s top 10 chess players. The smile never left the face of the Philippines-born 25-year-old,who has been representing the US for the past five years, as he mulled his moves with incessant honking in the […]

Eugene Torre seizes solo top spot in Asian Seniors Chess Championships

Eugene Torre seizes solo top spot in Asian Seniors Chess Championships

Asia’s first Grandmaster improves to a perfect 3.0 points to separate himself from his erstwhile co-leaders in the 34-man event Published 9:25 AM, November 06, 2018 Updated 9:25 AM, November 06, 2018 OLD BUT GOLD. Despite turning 67, Eugene Torre remains sharp. File photo from the National Chess Federation of the Philippines TAGAYTAY, Philippines – […]

Eugene Torre wins twice on birthday

Eugene Torre wins twice on birthday

Grandmaster Eugene Torre gets his title defense off to a strong right on his 67th birthday Published 10:15 PM, November 04, 2018 Updated 10:44 AM, November 05, 2018 TWIN WINS. Eugene Torre opens his campaign with victories over an Australian foe and a former teammate. Photo from Chesshive TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines – Top seed Eugene […]

Commentary: The global economy’s three chess games

PARIS: Chess masters are able to play simultaneously on several boards with several partners. And the more time passes, the more US President Donald Trump’s international economic strategy looks like such a match. Advertisement There are three major players: The United States, China, and a loose coalition formed by the other members of the G7. […]

Women’s World Chess Championship Takes Off Today

Women’s World Chess Championship Takes Off Today

Today the first round of the 2018 Women’s World Chess Championship starts in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. 64 players from 28 countries will be fighting in a knockout format to determine the new champion—and that might be for the last time. The 2018 Women’s World Championship was opened on Friday night in the concert and theater complex Ugra-Classic in […]