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Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

The tournament starts with blitz chess matches on May 27th and the last round is June 7th. The 6 first rounds are played at Clarion Hotel Energy before the last 3 rounds, 5th-7th. June is played at Stavanger Concert Hall. We are pleased to present a fantastic field of players to Altibox Norway Chess 2018! [...]

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Ivan Saric – interview with the European Champion

Croatian and European Chess Champion GM Ivan Saric spoke to Chessdom.com editor GM Marian Petrov about his recent victories Marian Petrov First of all, congratulations for conquering the Croatian title, that comes right after your European one! Ivan Saric I’m happy that I’ve managed to win the Croatian championship. But honestly, I’m not happy with [...]

Summer Chess Classic – Group B

Summer Chess Classic – Group B

The 2018 Summer Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 15-23 May in the St. Louis Chess Club, USA. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one. No draw offers are allowed before move 30. [...]

Summer Chess Classic – Group A

Summer Chess Classic – Group A

The 2018 Summer Chess Classic is a 10-player round-robin tournament taking place from 15-23 May in the St. Louis Chess Club, USA. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment starting from move one. No draw offers are allowed before move 30. [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 11 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 11 Recap

Тhe final round of the 2018 U.S. Chess Championships has been as explosive and exciting as one could have imagined. There were four players battling for glory going into today’s games: Sam Shankland, Fabiano Caruana, Annie Wang, and Nazi Paikidze. The outcome couldn’t be more dramatic! U.S. Championship – The Shankland / Caruana affair Shankland [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 10 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 10 Recap

The championship rounds are always the most promising. The tension, the suspense revolving around the result, all of these and more are what makes us love chess. With only one round to go, the stakes are at their peak, and the players will battle tooth and nail for the top spot in both divisions. But [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 9 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 9 Recap

Another exciting round in Saint Louis, as the favorites to win the event have once again showed their good form and continued their respective streaks. The most important change after today is at the top of the open championship table, where Shankland is now the sole-leader. Let’s get right into the recap and see what [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 8 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 8 Recap

In what was surely one of the most important, and explosive rounds of the tournament, the players kept the spectators on the edge of their seats until the very last game of the round was finished (over 6 hours of play, a record for this year’s championships). Both championships are heating up, and the heat [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 7 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 7 Recap

The U.S. Championships deliver once again. As expected, the players returned to the board after the rest day with renewed energy and acute desire for winning. We are entering the last stretch and the games have been explosive; let’s get into the recap and see what happened in today’s crucial round! U.S. Championship Caruana vs [...]

2018 U.S. Championships Round 6 Recap

2018 U.S. Championships Round 6 Recap

Round six of the U.S. & U.S. Women’s Chess Championships has brought important changes to the top of the standings and has cleared the path for what will surely be an explosive finish in the second part of the event. The general consensus among chess players is that the day before the rest day is [...]

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