Ding, Dubov Qualify For Lindores Abbey Semifinals

Ding, Dubov Qualify For Lindores Abbey Semifinals

GMs Daniil Dubov and Ding Liren will face each other on Thursday in the semifinals of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge. Dubov beat GM Sergey Karjakin 3-0, Ding eventually drew GM Yu Yangyi as Black in the armageddon game to advance. Once again, a day of...
Nakamura and Caruana take Clutch Chess lead

Nakamura and Caruana take Clutch Chess lead

Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana are leading the 4-day Clutch Chess tournament, the first online venture from the team based out of the Saint Louis Chess Club. The $100,000 tournament features a knockout between the US Top 4, with Nakamura narrowly leading Wesley...
Yu Yangyi: “It’s 90% effort and 10% talent”

Yu Yangyi: “It’s 90% effort and 10% talent”

2013 World Junior Champion Yu Yangyi has often been overshadowed by his Chinese colleagues despite reaching the world Top 10 and starring on gold medal winning teams. Most recently he won the crucial game against Wesley So in the Nations Cup final while beating Ding...
Clutch Chess Day 1: Caruana, Nakamura Lead

Clutch Chess Day 1: Caruana, Nakamura Lead

The Clutch Chess Champions Showdown began on Tuesday with the top four American grandmasters participating in this knockout event with a twist: the last two games of each day are worth more points. GM Fabiano Caruana leads his match against GM Leinier Dominguez...
Adopt-A-Danny Returns Wednesday With Ian Nepomniachtchi

Adopt-A-Danny Returns Wednesday With Ian Nepomniachtchi

The beloved series Adopt-A-Danny returns with its fourth father-to-be, GM Ian Nepomniachtchithis Wednesday, May 27 at 11 a.m. Pacific time / 20:00 Central Europe on Chess.com/tv. The show’s fourth guest, world number-ten GM Anish Giri, adopted Danny in the...
Sergey Karjakin: The Ultimate Prodigy

Sergey Karjakin: The Ultimate Prodigy

In 2002 Sergey Karjakin became a grandmaster at the age of 12 years and 7 months, a record that has never been beaten despite an explosion of young prodigies in recent years. In 2016 he took the lead with four games of the New York World Championship match against...