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Women’s World Championship Match 2018

Women’s World Championship Match 2018

The 2018 Women’s World Chess Championship is an upcoming match between Tan Zhongyi, the 2017 Women’s World Chess champion, and her challenger Ju Wenjun. Ju Wenjun qualified by winning the FIDE Women’s Grand Prix 2015–16. The match is played from 2 to 20 May 2018 and will be played in two halves, the first in [...]

Women’s World Championship Match 2018 game 1 recap

Women’s World Championship Match 2018 game 1 recap

3:00pm 3rd May Beijing Time, 2018 FIDE women’s world chess championship match begins inside InterContinental Hotel Jing’an Suburb Shanghai. After 5 hours long contest, the challenger Ju Wenjun and the current champion Tan Zhongyi end up with a draw in this first game. In the opening, Tan Zhongyi chose the queen’s gambit accepted with black,that [...]

Women’s World Championship Match 2018: Opening Ceremony

Women’s World Championship Match 2018: Opening Ceremony

Women’s World Championship Match 2018 between the Women`s World Champion Tan Zhongyi and the winner of FIDE Grand Prix Series Ju Wenjun will be organized from 2nd to 9th of May in Shanghai and the latter half from 11th to 20th May in Chongqing. Challenger Ju Wenjun selected the Black queen with a white base [...]

2018 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS – PLAYOFFS

2018 U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS – PLAYOFFS

Drama unfolded during the playoff Monday in Saint Louis, as the best women chess players in the nation went head to head in a rapid chess match that was going to decide the victor. Annie Wang has been leading the whole event and was only caught in the last round by Nazi Paikidze due to [...]

Women’s Russian Teams 2018 live

Women’s Russian Teams 2018 live

The 19th Women’s Russian Team Championship is a 12-team open tournament taking place in Sochi from 1-10 May 2018. Teams consist of five players, with four playing each match. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, with a 30-second increment from move 1. [...]

Premier League Russian Teams

Premier League Russian Teams

Russian Team Championships in classical chess among men, women, seniors, youth (boys and girls under 15), boys (under 11), and girls (under 11) will be played on April 30 – May 11 in Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina, Sochi. The main tournaments – Russian Team Championship Premier League – will be played according to the round-robin system. [...]

Ethereal wins TCEC Division 4

Ethereal wins TCEC Division 4

Interview with Andrew Grant

The World Schools Individual Chess Championships 2018

The World Schools Individual Chess Championships 2018

The World Schools Individual Chess Championships 2018 was held from 20th to 29th April 2018 in Durres, on the Adriatic coast of Albania, under the auspices of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Albanian Chess Federation. The tournament is divided into six age categories, and is open for winners of individual school competitions aged [...]

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 [...]

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