Duda & Abdusattorov in Banter Blitz Cup action

Duda & Abdusattorov in Banter Blitz Cup action

15-year-old Uzbekistan phenomenon Nodirbek Abdusattorov and 21-year-old Polish world no. 15 Jan-Krzysztof Duda are in action in the Banter Blitz Cup today. Abdusattorov takes on Russian GM Maksim Chigaev for a place in Round 3, while Duda goes up against Germany’s...
Teimour Radjabov: “I should consult a lawyer”

Teimour Radjabov: “I should consult a lawyer”

GM Teimour Radjabov is considering legal action now that the second half of the FIDE Candidates tournament has been postponed amidst the coronavirus crisis. The Azerbaijani grandmaster, who predicted big problems and withdrew before the tournament, was interviewed...
Norway Chess postponed until October

Norway Chess postponed until October

Altibox Norway Chess was set to open in the Clarion Hotel Energy in Stavanger on June 1st, but the supertournament featuring World Champion Magnus Carlsen and 8 more of the world’s top 11 players has now been moved to October due to the coronavirus situation....
Carlsen, Dvorkovich & Kramnik on ending the Candidates

Carlsen, Dvorkovich & Kramnik on ending the Candidates

Instead of Round 8 of the Candidates we got the bombshell news that the tournament was being stopped, with the players, their teams and others involved scrambling to get flights home. Rather than commentary on Caruana-MVL there was a post-mortem on the decision to...
FIDE Candidates Tournament stopped at halfway

FIDE Candidates Tournament stopped at halfway

The 2020 FIDE Candidates has been stopped today after 7 of the 14 rounds, with the second half to be completed at a later date. The escalating coronavirus pandemic around the world had made the decision to play the event look increasingly anomalous, and today was the...
BREAKING: FIDE Candidates Tournament Postponed

BREAKING: FIDE Candidates Tournament Postponed

The second half of the FIDE Candidates Tournament has been postponed. The imminent interruption of air traffic between Russia and other countries demands the decision, according to a statement by FIDE. The players were informed in the morning and were told to...
BREAKING: FIDE Candidates Tournament Postponed

FIDE Candidates Tournament Postponed

The second half of the FIDE Candidates Tournament has been postponed. The imminent interruption of air traffic between Russia and other countries forced the decision, according to a statement by FIDE. The players were informed of the postponement this morning and...
Ultimate Chess Championship – English vs Spanish

Ultimate Chess Championship – English vs Spanish

In the first match of its kind, chess24 brings to the octasquared board two teams facing off for ultimate bragging rights in this all play all banter blitz battle. The three Spaniards David Anton, Pepe Cuenca, and Divis will take on Sam Shankland, Pascal Charbonneau...