Going Berserk In Chess!

Some 20 years ago I had a conversation with a grandmaster who grew up in a bad neighborhood. He was recollecting his youth years when street fighting …


News | Clean Hands 4 FIDE

by Macauley Peterson<p>6/19/2018 – Nigel Short is in a four-way race for President of FIDE, to be decided in an election in Batumi at the Chess Olympiad …

Georgia (Country)

From inmate to checkmate: chess perks up life inside

Tuition scheme for prisoners may be rolled out across Britain<p>Inmates in two of Britain’s highest-profile prisons are learning chess as part of a new pilot scheme designed to combat boredom and channel aggression.<p>The programme began earlier this month inside HMP Wandsworth, one of the country’s most …


Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter vs. Duda, Jan-Krzysztof | Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting 2018

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Chess club not dwelling on controversial Bevin remarks

While Gov. Matt Bevin's controversial remarks this month about the West Louisville Chess Club sparked a backlash in the community, fifth-grader …


Dortmund (2018)

<b>HeMateMe</b>: Please shuck off, retard.<p><b>saffuna</b>: <One chapter talks about Himmler's daughter, who is in her sixties ><p>Himmler was executed 73 years</b> …


IM Advait Patel leads US Junior Chess Championship by a full point after 4 rds - Chess Daily News


Dortmund 2018, 1: "Chess is ugly and a draw"

Ian Nepomniachtchi almost celebrated his 28th birthday in style by beating Anish Giri in Round 1 of the 2018 Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund, …


Carissa Yip leads US Girl's Chess Championship after 4 rounds - Chess Daily News


Pal Benko celebrates his 90th birthday

Don't give 1.d4 players an easy ride — sacrifice a pawn with 3.b5 for a lasting initiative. GM Ramirez shows you clear ideas for play in every …


What happens behind the doors of the best training camp in India?

by Sagar Shah - 14/07/2018<p>Getting selected in the national team and playing for the country at the chess Olympiad is a matter of pride for every …


Nine "S"pectacular Decades: Happy 90th to Pal Benko!

US Chess wishes a hearty Happy Birthday to Grandmaster Pal Benko, also a renowned composer and popular author. At 90 years young, Pal sent his best …

Hall of Fame

Chess notes

With the US Juniors starting up, I had the opportunity to chat briefly with the wild card entry, 16-year-old Californian Annie Wang; to our …


GM Hammer wins Norwegian Chess Championship by a full point! - Chess Daily News

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FIFA President Infantino Interested in Cooperation With FIDE - LOC Chairman Dvorkovich

The FIDE Presidential elections 2018 will take place in Georgia's city of Batumi on October 3. Other candidates are Georgios Makropoulos, who has …

FIFA World Cup

In roguelike chess adventure Chogue you hunt the king

I move the pawn on the far right side forward two spaces. That’s my go-to starting move. It frees up my castle guy. I know many things about the …

PC Gaming

IM Advait Patel leads US Junior Chess Championship after 3 rounds - Chess Daily News


Yip & Nguyen share US Girl's Chess Championship lead after 3 - Chess Daily News


Ethics Commission Suspends Mr Ilyumzhinov

The Ethics Commission unanimously decides that Mr Ilyumzhinov is guilty of the violation of the FIDE Code of Ethics. Mr Ilyumzhinov is sanctioned …


Iniyan gets his final GM norm

Fifteen-year-old P. Iniyan secured his third and final Grandmaster norm in the 41 Open International Barbera del Valles chess tournament, which …


FIDE Ethics Commission Bans Ilyumzhinov

The FIDE Ethics Commission has sanctioned <b>Kirsan</b> <b>Ilyumzhinov</b> for violating the FIDE Code of Ethics. The FIDE President, who was banned from "holding …

Human Rights

FIDE IO Seminar in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

<b>Event:</b><p><b>FIDE SEMINAR FOR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZERS</b><p><b>18-22 July 2018, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)</b><p><b>Objective:</b><p>To educate and certify Organizers on an international …

Saudi Arabia

Zierk and Yu Among Titles Earned at FIDE Board Meeting

<i>Jennifer Yu, Photo: Spectrum Studios</i><p>Grandmaster Steven Zierk and Women’s Grandmaster Jennifer Yu are among the new American title holders, as …


Results of FIDE Trainers' Awards 2017

The FIDE Trainers’ Commission (TRG) is pleased to announce the tenth FIDE Trainer Awards Results for 2017.<br>FIDE Trainer Awards 2017 - RESULTS


Can You Win The Speed Chess Championship Fantasy Contest?

The biggest event in online chess is back for 2018, and the field of 16 grandmasters is set for the <b>2018 Speed Chess Championship.</b><p>While the best …


US Junior & US Girls Chess Championships LIVE! - Chess Daily News

The U.S. Junior Closed Chess Championship is held between 12 and 21 July 2018. On the prestigious chess tournament junior players under the age of 21 …


Josiah Stearman leads US Cadets Chess Championship after 2 rounds - Chess Daily News


Presidential Board Report

At the 2nd quarter Presidential Board Meeting in Bucharest, Romania, it was decided to recommend to the General Assembly in Batumi, Georgia, that the …

Georgia (Country)

Travel Subsidy for Batumi Chess Olympiad - Chess Daily News

Georgia (Country)

2 boys & 2 girls remain perfect after 2 at US Junior & Girls Chess Championships - Chess Daily News