Chessable Masters 13: Magnus leads despite “insanity”

Chessable Masters 13: Magnus leads despite “insanity”

“It was three and a half games that were pretty solid and then insanity ensued!” said Magnus Carlsen after scraping home to beat Anish Giri 3.5:2.5 in the first set of the Chessable Masters final. A trademark Carlsen endgame win in Game 2 had looked like being enough...
Carlsen Takes Lead In Chessable Masters Final

Carlsen Takes Lead In Chessable Masters Final

GM Magnus Carlsen took the lead in what was a close first match with GM Anish Giri on Friday in the Chessable Masters final. The world champion won the second blitz games after 2-2 in the rapid. How to watch?The games of the Chessable Masters can be...
Quick chat with… David Kramaley, chess entrepreneur

Quick chat with… David Kramaley, chess entrepreneur

He’s no Grandmaster, he’s not even a Candidate Master and David Kramaley hasn’t even written a chess book (yet). But here is a man who, at the age of 32, has still managed to have a profound influence on the game. David is the co-founder of...
Chessable Masters 12: It’s on! A Carlsen-Giri final

Chessable Masters 12: It’s on! A Carlsen-Giri final

“See you in the final!” said Magnus Carlsen a week ago after Anish Giri joined him in topping a Chessable Masters preliminary group, and the prophecy has now been fulfilled! Magnus sealed a place in the final by beating Ding Liren in two sets, but Anish needed a...
FantasyChess Finals Contest for Chessable Masters

FantasyChess Finals Contest for Chessable Masters

Enter our Finals Contest ➡ FinalsResults for all contests – Follow your progress ➡ ResultsWe have ourselves a dream final – the friends (frenemies?), Twitter warriors, men of few powerful words, Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri will play in the...
Oparin Wins 5th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Oparin Wins 5th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Russian GM Grigoriy Oparin won the fifth Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix after beating Azerbaijan’s GM Eltaj Safarli in the knockout final. GM Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus is the new leader of the overall Grand Prix leaderboard. The next...
Carlsen Reaches Chessable Masters Final

Carlsen Reaches Chessable Masters Final

GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Ding Liren 2-0 to reach the Chessable Masters’ final. In the other semifinal, GM Ian Nepomniachtchi levelled the score vs. GM Anish Giri and secured a third match on Thursday. How to watch?The games of the Chessable Masters...
Chessable Masters 11: Magnus in the final

Chessable Masters 11: Magnus in the final

Magnus Carlsen is in the final of the Chessable Masters after beating Ding Liren twice with the black pieces on the way to a 2.5:0.5 victory. It means the World Champion has now beaten the world numbers 2 and 3 in consecutive matches, with the identity of his final...