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TCEC Cup 2 brackets and rules

The second edition of TCEC Cup, the minor trophy of the Top Chess Engine Championship,...

TCEC Cup 2 to start 17 January 2019

The second edition of TCEC Cup, the minor trophy of the Top Chess Engine Championship, is going to start this...

FIDE bank account in Spanish Caixa Bank

In a brief post FIDE announced that a bank account is opened with Caixa Bank, one of the largest banks...

Tata Steel 2019

The first super tournament of the year is about to start...

Open de Portugal 2019

The Portuguese Chess Federation will hold the Portugal Open from 2-10th February 2019 at the Pavilhão Casal Vistoso in Lisbon....

GM Bai Jinshi winner of North American Open

The 19-years old Grandmaster Bai Jinshi from China has won the 28th Annual North American Open that was held from...

Magnus Carlsen and Kateryna Lagno are World Blitz Champions!

The King Salman World Blitz Chess Championship concluded today in the Manege, St. Petersburg, with Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Kateryna...

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov’s appeal to CAS is settled

FIDE and Kirsan Ilyumzhinov have concluded a Settlement Agreement, which was approved by the FIDE Ethics Commission and by the...

Ju Wenjun and Daniil Dubov are World Rapid Champions!

The King Salman World Rapid Championship 2018 concluded today in St.Petersburg with Russian young star Daniil Dubov claiming the gold...

GM Leinier Domínguez Joins US Chess Federation

The US Chess Federation is pleased to announce that Grandmaster (GM) Leinier Domínguez, originally from Cuba and currently living in...

Komodo MCTS (Monte Carlo Tree Search) is the new star of TCEC

Interview with Mark Lefler and Larry Kaufman...

Nakamura wins Grand Chess Tour Final with dramatic last-round blitz victory

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura defeated Frenchman Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the London Chess Classic and Grand Chess Tour Final by the...

In Memoriam – WGM Milunka Lazarević

Milunka Lazarević, Woman Grandmaster, journalist, International Arbiter, Honorary FIDE member, passed away on 15th December at the age of 86....

Gawain Jones wins 2018 British Knockout Championship

Gawain Jones on Monday ensured his victory in the British Knockout Championship with 2 Rapid wins over fellow English GM...

Vachier-Lagrave & Nakamura draw game 2, setting up Rapid and Blitz showdown

Accurate defensive play and good endgame technique once again featured in the second Classical Game of the London Chess Classic...

Gawain Jones storms into lead in British Knockout Championship Final

Gawain Jones on Sunday stormed into a 6-point lead in the British Knockout Championship Final, dispatching Luke McShane with a...

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Candidates Chess 2014 LIVE!

Live games with analysis from Candidates 2014...

Anand earned a rematch against World Champion Magnus Carlsen (updated)

Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand claimed a convincing victory in the FIDE World Candidates Tournament...

Magnus Carlsen is World Chess Champion 2013!

Magnus Carlsen of Norway became the new World Chess Champion after defeating the previous champion...

Carlsen touches the World Chess Champion 2013 title in Chennai

The ninth game of the FIDE World Championship Match, sponsored by Tamil Nadu state and...

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