UTRGV Chess Team Wins Texas Collegiate Super Finals

UTRGV Chess Team Wins Texas Collegiate Super Finals

Courtesy Photo UTRGV Courtesy Photo BROWNSVILLE, Texas – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Chess Teams A and B took first and second places, respectively, at the recent Texas Collegiate Super Finals, with the top three universities in the state competing Oct. 20-21 in Lubbock. The UTRGV Chess Team – 2018 national champions of […]

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Naiditsch, Wang Hao Lead

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Naiditsch, Wang Hao Lead

Well, tomorrow’s pairings just got easy. Of the six players with perfect scores entering the the fourth day of play at the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International, only Wang Hao and Arkadij Naiditsch won. They’ll face off on the premier board next round. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave’s blistering pace finally slowed with a draw to Jeffery […]

Chess.com Isle Of Man: MVL In Lead Group With Perfect Score

Chess.com Isle Of Man: MVL In Lead Group With Perfect Score

While other world top-10s have had their struggles at the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave keeps making it look easy through three rounds. Even a birthday celebration couldn’t stop his lucid play. He’s faring just as well as a 28-year-old as he did at 27.  The top French player of all […]

Chess.com Isle of Man: Aronian ‘Bluffs’ While Vidit Sacrifices Queen Again

Chess.com Isle of Man: Aronian ‘Bluffs’ While Vidit Sacrifices Queen Again

It’s been several years since the Chess.com Isle of Man International was a combination chess and poker event, but GM Levon Aronian showed in today’s round two that there’s still room for bluffing. On top board, he played a calculated risk that worked to move him to 2.0/2, where he was joined one board lower by a […]

New Chess Club Has Touch Of Ancient Gameplay | News, Sports, Jobs

New Chess Club Has Touch Of Ancient Gameplay | News, Sports, Jobs

Tamerlane Chess Club members play various forms of chess every week. Pictured from left to right are Ned Lindstrom, organizer Greg Myers and Dan Swackhammer. P-J photo by William Mohan Different forms of chess are played every week at the Tamerlane Chess Club in Jamestown. Pictured in back from left to right are Dick Kalfas […]

Fabiano Caruana faces Magnus Carlsen in world chess title

Fabiano Caruana faces Magnus Carlsen in world chess title

From Nov. 8 to Nov. 28 in London, Fabiano Caruana will face Magnus Carlsen in the 2018 World Chess Championship. And just by making it that far, Caruana ended a 46-year drought: he’s the first American to play for the world title since Bobby Fischer in 1972. This is the Super Bowl of chess, with […]

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