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Komodo and Stockfish finish equal in an exciting Stage 2 of TCEC

Komodo and Stockfish finish equal in an exciting Stage 2 of TCEC

Komodo and Stockfish have played a brilliant Stage 2 of the Top Chess Engine Championship, that finished today with an exciting final round. Both engines scored 22,5/30, leaving opposition four points behind. Komodo, with a slightly better SB tiebreak, has clinched the gold medal. However, the real race remains in the upcoming Stage 3, that [...]

13 players in the lead of Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

13 players in the lead of Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

Four Emiratis, 9 others lead in Maktoum Bin Hamdan Cup International Junior Chess Tournament Candidate Masters Sultan Al Zaabi and Omran Al Hosani continue to show fine form in 110-player Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament Top 14 standings after round 3 1 Rahul Srivatshav P IND 2273 3 2 FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman BAN 2157 3 [...]

Biel Chess 2016 LIVE!

Biel Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games and information

Poikovsky chess 2016 LIVE!

Poikovsky chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of Ikaros Open 2016

Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of Ikaros Open 2016

Greek Grandmaster and champion Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of the Aegean Open Championship “Ikaros 2016”. Kotronias collected 7,5 points in 9 games. Despite the presense of many strong foreign participants the 2nd place went also to a Greek player, FM Stathes Gazis who gathered 7 points and continued his traditions of very good performances [...]

9th Paleochora Open

9th Paleochora Open

The 9th International Open Tournament of Paleochora is taking place from 20-27th July 2016, in Paleochora town, Crete. The tournament is organized by the Municipality of Kantanos-Selino, Chania Chess Academy, Region of Chania and Greek Chess Federation. The tournament format is 9-round Swiss and the playing venue is Paleochora Community Centre. The total prize fund [...]

Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup started in Dubai

Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup started in Dubai

Top-seed Fide Master (FM) Viktor Matviishen of Ukraine and Candidate Masters (CM) Omran Al Hosani and Sultan Al-Zaabi, the highest-rated Emirati players in the tournament, hurdled their first-round assignments on Wednesday as the rest of the top-seeded players took off to a winning start in the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament – Sheikh Maktoum Bin [...]

Stockfish vs Komodo (video analysis by GM)

Stockfish vs Komodo (video analysis by GM)

GM analysis of the key Stage 2 game

Peaceful round 7 of Bilbao Masters Final

Peaceful round 7 of Bilbao Masters Final

The seventh day of the IX Bilbao Grand Slam Masters Final has finished and Magnus Carlsen has taken one step closer to his third title in the tournament contended in Biscay’s capital. The world champion registered a draw in a marathon match lasting more than four hours against the talented young Chinese player Wei Yi, [...]

Did Carlsen have winning chances against Giri in Bilbao?

Did Carlsen have winning chances against Giri in Bilbao?

Video analysis by GM Valentin Iotov

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