How To Become A Chess Grandmaster

How To Become A Chess Grandmaster

Next to becoming the world champion, grandmaster is the ultimate summit for the competitive chess player. Out of the millions of chess players around the world, a little over 1500 current chess players have reached the height of grandmaster!  The World Chess Federation, known as FIDE (Federation Internationale des Eches) gives chess players appropriate titles […]

The 10 Most Exciting World Chess Championships Ever

The 10 Most Exciting World Chess Championships Ever

With the upcoming 2018 world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana just days away starting Nov. 9, Chess.com wanted to know: What is the most exciting title match in history? Below is a countdown of the top 10 as we announce one per weekday until the start of the 2018 world chess championship: There were […]

PRO Chess League Qualifier Saturday Fields Stars

PRO Chess League Qualifier Saturday Fields Stars

Are you excited for the PRO Chess League qualifier tournament? You should be. This Saturday, November 3, some of the biggest names in online chess will compete along with a host of PRO Chess League hopefuls for spots in the upcoming 2019 season. Be sure to watch live on on Twitch.tv/chess. Where else can you watch […]

Chess.com Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

Chess.com Isle of Man: Shirov Ignites Fire On Board

Michael Adams won in round seven at the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International to join yesterday’s six leaders. Adams was the only one of the round’s winners to join the lead group. His victory over Abhijeet “Superman” Gupta was a great bishop endgame win that seems sure to appear in the endgame textbooks. Interestingly, before […]

Chess tournament shows you really burn a lot of calories while thinking

Chess tournament shows you really burn a lot of calories while thinking

Technology made its way to the world of chess, and it’s confirming something that we were hoping for a long time: thinking hard really does burn a lot of calories. Burning calories with chess The Isle of Man is currently hosting the biggest open chess tournament of the year, attended by some of the world’s […]

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