Chess News

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 […]
November 15, 2017

Who will win London chess classic 2017?

December 1 – December 11, 2017 Olympia Conference Center 10-Player Round Robin PRIZE FUND $300,000   The London Chess Classic is the final leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Apart from the Sinquefield Cup, the London Classic is the only other classical event in the GCT and also carries a $300,000 prize fund. Wesley So’s admirable performance in the 2016 […]