Chess News

April 12, 2020

Mate in 2

March 18, 2020

Candidates chess tournament 2020

The Candidates Tournament ‘worth half a million euros’ kicked off today in Yekaterinburg with first-round games being played. In 14 rounds, each will play with everyone, both white and black, to determine who will come out in a match with Magnus Carlsen for the World Title Match. According to the propositions, players from the same federation meet at the beginning […]
March 1, 2020

Study by Morphy

White mates in 2 moves!
February 22, 2020


The four-year-old Jose Raul Capablanca quietly watched his father and a fellow army officer play chess each night. One evening little Capa corrected his father after an inaccurate move, and suggested another. When Capa’s father checked the suggested move, it turned out to be an improvement! Don Jorge Capablanca then played his son a game and lost! He ran out […]