Chess News

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!

December 1, 2016

Carlsen remains World Champion!

Magnus Carlsen won the World Championship match against Sergey Karjakin with a final result of 9-7 after 12 regular and 4 rapid games in the tie-break. After three tie-break games, he led with 2-1 and Karjakin had to win the fourth tie-break game with Black. He desperately tried to create some chances for a win, but this allowed Carlsen to mate […]