November 29, 2018

Magnus Carlsen defeats Fabiano Caruana to retain World Chess Championship title

For 20 days between 9 and 28 November 2018 the world’s two best Grandmasters sat in a soundproof studio in central London, with only a chessboard, their thoughts, and each other for company. But finally, after 15 games, 12 regular and 3 rapid, 773 moves and 51 hours of simmering tension, the Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen held his nerve, […]
September 23, 2018

43rd Chess Olympiad 2018 starts today

  Georgia is organizing the 43rd Chess Olympiad. This large-scale event starts in Batumi today, September 23rd. Sixteen countries had participated in the first Chess Olympiad in 1924, but the 43rd Chess Olympiad is expecting the teams of women and men from 190 countries. The top-rated countries are: 1 USA (2772)                                            6 Ukraine (2698) 2 Russia (2764)                                       7 […]
August 30, 2018

World chess champion 2018 winner? Poll

       The World Chess Championship 2018 is an upcoming chess match between the reigning world champion since 2013, Magnus Carlsen, and challenger Fabiano Caruana to determine the World Chess Champion. The 12-game match, organized by FIDE and its commercial partner Agon, will be played in London between 9 and 28 November 2018. Carlsen, Magnus (Norway) rating 2842 Current world  chess […]
May 15, 2017

Who was Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch?

Siegbert Tarrasch, (born March 5, 1862, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Poland]—died February 17, 1934, Munich, Germany), German chess master and physician who was noted for his books on chess theories. Tarrasch won five major tournaments consecutively between 1888 and 1894. A medical doctor by profession, Tarrasch may have been the best player in the world in the early 1890s. He […]