Tunisia Relents, Allows Israeli Chess Prodigy to Compete

Tunisia Relents, Allows Israeli Chess Prodigy to Compete

The earth mourns and withers; the world languishes and withers; the highest people of the earth languish. Isaiah 24:4 (The Israel Bible™) Liel Levitan, Israel’s 7-year-old chess prodigy who will now compete at the World Championships in Tunisia in 2019. (Jewish Community Twitter/Screenshot) The Tunisian Chess Federation has finally agreed to let 7-year-old Israeli girl […]

World Chess Championship match names first betting partner

World Chess Championship match names first betting partner

World Chess announces Unibet as the official betting partner for the FIDE World Chess Championship Match London 2018. London, August 7, 2018 — World Chess has appointed Unibet to be the first official betting partner in the history of the FIDE World Chess Championship Match. The 2018 tournament will be held in London from 9th […]

Homer locals hoping to expand chess program statewide – Midland Reporter-Telegram

Homer locals hoping to expand chess program statewideMidland Reporter-TelegramHere in Homer, there’s a new demographic dominating the chess scene, and most of its members can’t even drive yet. The chess club held for kids at the Homer Public Library has been taking off, according to founder Colleen Evanco. This has prompted her, … and more »

Chess prodigy Shreyas Royal in plea to stay in UK

Chess prodigy Shreyas Royal in plea to stay in UK

Image copyright Jitendra Singh Image caption Shreyas Royal has competed in European and world championship tournaments The family of a nine-year-old chess prodigy from India who have been told they must leave the UK are calling on the government to let them stay. Shreyas Royal has been dubbed Britain’s “greatest chess prospect in a generation” […]

On Chess: St. Louis showcases chess in Africa

On Chess: St. Louis showcases chess in Africa

Inspired by the Grand Chess Tour, the FIDEC (Ivory Coast Chess Federation) teamed up with the Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) to bring out the best of African chess. These efforts culminated in the Cote d’Ivoire Rapid (25+10d) & Blitz (5+3d) Invitational that took place July 25–29. The field included 10 players from 10 different African […]

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