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Saint Louis Champions Showdown 2017 LIVE!

Saint Louis Champions Showdown 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

The ninth London Chess Classic kicks off at the DeepMind Google HQ on 1 December 2017 and will continue at the Olympia Conference Centre from 3 to 11 December 2017. It is the concluding leg of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour and features a prize fund of $300,000. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2826 Levon Aronian (Armenia) [...]

World Chess Championship 2018 in London?

World Chess Championship 2018 in London?

Lentxo Garcia writes for El Pais

Isle of Man Chess 2017 LIVE!

Isle of Man Chess 2017 LIVE!

Chess.com Isle of Man 2017 live with analysis

Levon Aronian convincing in Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Levon Aronian convincing in Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

The fourth leg of the Grand Chess Tour wrapped up in Saint Louis with Levon Aronian dominating the field. He won the tournament with two rounds to spare and three points ahead of his closest rivals, Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru Nakamura. He collected $37,500 and 13 GCT points and is now in third place overall [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 4

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 4

After day one of the blitz, Levon Aronian extended his lead to two points over his closest rival, Hikaru Nakamura. Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura entered the day tied for second place only a point behind Aronian, but Nakamura had a more solid day; whereas Caruana had more decisive results, but also too many losses. [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 3

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 3

Levon Aronian emerged as the winner of the rapid portion of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz. He is being closely chased by Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura, who are only a point behind him. Ian Nepomniachtchi, who entered day three tied with Aronian, lost his last round game to Hikaru Nakamura and is two [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 2

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 2

The eventful second day of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz finally produced a sole leader. Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, who is the only player so far to have defeated Garry Kasparov, is leading the tournament with 8 points. Nepomniachtchi is being closely followed by a pack of players who are only a point behind. [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 1

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 1

The highly anticipated Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz kicked off today and marked the return of chess legend Garry Kasparov. Chess fans gathered at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis early to once again watch the legendary World Champion at the chess board. Even though Kasparov drew all his games, the intensity [...]

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins Sinquefield Cup

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins Sinquefield Cup

The standing tradition of the Sinquefield Cup of no repeat winners remained as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave emerged as the winner of the 2017 tournament! Entering the round, the eventual winner was tied with Viswanathan Anand and Levon Aronian with Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin just half a point behind them. The day started off well for [...]

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