Grand Swiss 1: Anand falls, Carlsen on the edge

Grand Swiss 1: Anand falls, Carlsen on the edge

Vishy Anand fell to a brilliant attack by Evgeniy Najer in the biggest shock of Round 1 of the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss on the Isle of Man. World Champion Magnus Carlsen also looked perilously close to losing his 90-game unbeaten streak before Yuriy Kuzubov lost on...
World Youth Chess Championship Set For Thrilling Finish

World Youth Chess Championship Set For Thrilling Finish

The World Youth Chess Championship 2019 is being held in Mumbai, India from October 1-13. This is the first time that India is hosting this prestigious event. After this event, India will also host the World Junior Chess Championship 2019 in New Delhi from...
Carlsen & Caruana return for FIDE Grand Swiss

Carlsen & Caruana return for FIDE Grand Swiss

Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana are back to play on the Isle of Man after missing the 2018 event while preparing for their World Chess Championship match. The world numbers 1 and 2 are the clear top seeds for the FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss after six of the Top 10...
Announcing The New 2020 PRO Chess League

Announcing The New 2020 PRO Chess League

The PRO Chess League is back for the 2020 season, and it will introduce major improvements and an increased prize fund for the world’s premier online chess league.  Official season play begins on January 6, 2020, and the new format of the league will give...
FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Najer Upsets Anand In Round 1

FIDE Chess.com Isle Of Man: Round 1 Pairings

The inaugural FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss was officially opened on Wednesday at the Comis Hotel near the Isle of Man capital, Douglas. The pairings for the first round are out. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There’s...
Carlsen through, Eljanov out | Banter Blitz Cup

Carlsen through, Eljanov out | Banter Blitz Cup

‌We’re 26 matches into the $50,000 Banter Blitz Cup, with Magnus Carlsen among the 21 players currently through to Round 2 after beating Argentinian GM Alan Pichot 9:3 in their match. There are 106 matches still to go, though we’ve already had a whole lot of fun with...
FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss: Najer Upsets Anand In Round 1

FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss Starts Thursday

The $433,000 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss tournament is less than three days away. With Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Viswanathan Anand as the top seeds, the event is the strongest Swiss tournament in history. The tournament will run for 11 rounds and...
Kramnik: “I never considered myself a genius”

Kramnik: “I never considered myself a genius”

Although Vladimir Kramnik retired from classical chess in January he returned to action in rapid chess this summer to play the likes of Vishy Anand, Peter Svidler and Anish Giri in the Levitov Chess Week in Amsterdam. Boris Gelfand also played, and his wife Maya...