Chess News

July 18, 2019

Strugnell – Arnaudov 2018, Black to play

This game was played recently in Augsburg 2018. Anyway it reminds like the great combinations of the 19th century. This is really one romantic crush of the white King’s castle.
June 5, 2019

Black to move. Can you find the strongest move? Pin and double attack!

May 17, 2019

White to move and win

Ten times British champion Jonathan Penrose took half an hour to solve this puzzle. Can you do better?
May 6, 2019

FIDE Ratings May 2019

World Champion Magnus Carlsen has gained 40 Elo points in the 27 games of his last three tournaments. But the Grenke Chess Classic unfortunately did not make the cut-off for FIDE’s May ratings. Still, at 2875 he’s put considerable distance between himself and #2 Fabiano Caruana. Hou Yifan and Women’s World Champion Ju Wenjun retain a huge lead in the […]