Chess News

December 19, 2016

Wesley So, winner of the London Chess Classic and Grand Chess Tour 2016

Wesley So is a double winner in London. On Sunday he also secured first place at London Chess Classic, and he won 295.000 $ in total. Fabiano Caruana couldn’t catch up with his compatriot. Veselin Topalov finally managed to win a game in the last round against Aronian Levon, and Anish Giri finished with 9/9 draws. Here is the final standings table: […]
December 10, 2016

Top 10 best players in 2016

10.Jeffery Xiong, USA (rating 2666) Jeffery Xiong (born October 30, 2000) is a United States chess Grandmaster and child prodigy. In February 2016 he entered the top 10 players in the world under age 20 and a month later, he reached a FIDE rating of 2600 for the first time. In July 2016, Xiong won the B group (“Premier”) of […]
December 6, 2016

Top 10 best chess quotes

10.When you see a good move, look for a better one. – Emanuel Lasker 9.A good player is always lucky. – Capablanca 8. Vasily Smyslov     7.Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. – Ralph Charell 6.Susan Polgar   5.Help your pieces so they can help you. – Paul Morphy […]
December 3, 2016

Puzzle 8-Black to move and win!