GM Sam Shankland finished in clear first place at the masters tournament of the Biel Chess Festival. The American grandmaster's rating will rise to 2679, the highest in his career.
It's been more than a week, but the Sinquefield Cup absorbe... | Leggi tutto
The results don't suggest it, but Sunday was not a day of rest at the 2016 Sinquefield Cup. Although all five games ended without a resignation or checkmate, the session may have been the most entertaining so far.
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In the traditional Cez Chess Trophy match David Navara this year faced Richard Rapport. The Hungarian won a four-game match with three draws and a win in the final game.
The CEZ Chess Trophy, an annual match between Czech number one David Navara... | Leggi tutto
This edition of In Other News sees chess celebrated by professional athletes, YouTube stars, union workers, actors, and even Canadians! Join us on another tour of the major chess stories celebrated in popular media this month.
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The impossible turned out to be possible. For the first time in a decade Baden Baden did not win the German league a.k.a. Schachbundesliga. This season the team from Solingen emerged as the winner.
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