Late Blunder Gives Anand Early Lead At Sinquefield Cup

Late Blunder Gives Anand Early Lead At Sinquefield Cup

In several recent tweets, Viswanathan Anand explained that his son has taken quite a liking to the instructional videos on ChessKid.com. Well, Akhil, turns out your dad can teach you about winning tactics, too. “I’ll show him the position and see what he says!” Anand joked to Chess.com about whether or not Akhil knows about […]

Brothers in arms | ChessBase

Brothers in arms | ChessBase

Meeting the Grand-Mastrovasilis frères Playing on the top board in the final round of the recently concluded Francophone International in Paris, GM Athanasios Mastrovasilis could have drawn his game against IM Gabriel Flom a few moves earlier. The position was equal, and he knew that a draw was the only outcome. Yet, he delayed the inevitable […]

Vladimir Kramnik training six Indian super-talents

Vladimir Kramnik training six Indian super-talents

The Kramnik-Microsense India Chess Program On January 29th 2019, after the final round of Wijk Aan Zee, the 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik decided to retire from competitive chess. It was the end of an era. The end of a career of a genius who was able to dethrone Garry Kasparov. Kramnik was the world champion […]

Balinas Jr. Memorial Chess tourney

(Left–Right) Ms. China Aurelio, International Master Ricardo “Ricky” De Guzman and 13-times Philippine Open Champion Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. INTERNATIONAL Master Ricardo “Ricky” De Guzman will be the man to beat in the qualifying round of the Grandmaster Rosendo Balinas Jr. Memorial Chess Tournament on August 17 at the Activity Hall of Alphaland Makati […]

With tall ships moving on, chess players descend on Twin Ports

With tall ships moving on, chess players descend on Twin Ports

This weekend, many of the strongest and most devoted chess players in the region will battle one another in Superior, Wis., in a tournament that has grown into one of the most popular chess events in the region. The Twin Ports Open will be held Friday through Sunday, marking the eighth consecutive year the tournament […]

Making a difference in Africa

Making a difference in Africa

by Evan Rabin 8/13/2019 – A New York-based chess instructor and entrepreneur reports on teaching chess in Tanzania. After working in corporate America, doing enterprise sales for the likes of Oracle, EVAN RABIN rekindled his interest in teaching children and formed Premier Chess in September 2017, quickly expanding to 58 programs. | Photo: […]

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