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Sunday, December 17, 2017 12:33
Hikaru Nakamura qualified for the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship Final on 3 January 2018 where he will meet Magnus Carlsen. On Saturday Nakamura defeated Sergey Karjakin in a tight match with lots of draws...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 19:26
GM Vladislav Artemiev jumped to second place in the blitz world rankings after winning 79.2 Elo points at the IMSA Elite Mind Games in China. Alexander Grischuk won no less than 127.2 points. The second...
Friday, December 15, 2017 0:57
GM Peter Svidler and WGM Aleksandra Goryachkina are the winners of the 2017 Russian Championship's Superfinals, which finished on Thursday in St. Petersburg. Both players won a rapid...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 20:52
In a tight Titled Tuesday field, GMs Varuzhan Akobian and Francesco Rambaldi, both living in St. Louis, topped Chess.com's second Titled Tuesday in December. They each achieved the...

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 0:00
Garry Kasparov's book My Great Predecessors is one of the best ever written about chess. If I had to take just one chess book with me on a proverbial desert island, that would be my pick. Well, actually I...
Friday, December 15, 2017 19:42
Who will face Magnus Carlsen in the finals of the 2017 Speed Chess Championship? Two of the world's best players face off Saturday for that privilege as the 2016 world championship challenger ...
Friday, December 15, 2017 0:27
Several years ago I was at a coffee shop in Pasadena, California, and started a conversation with a few young (mid-twenties) Taiwanese people. After we chatted about Taiwan, our talk...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 7:08
Never in Speed Chess Championship history, or really in any of Chess.com's head-to-head matches, have two GMs approached their face-off so soon after an over-the-board meeting. A...

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