Chess News

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 […]
November 29, 2016

Puzzle 7 – White to move, mate in 2-

Max Euwe, Ph.D. (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, author, and chess administrator. He was the fifth player to become World Chess Champion (1935–37). Euwe served as President of FIDE, the World Chess Federation, from 1970 to 1978. Alekhine-Euwe(right), World Championship in 1935: Euwe won with the score 15 ½ -14 ½ and […]
November 29, 2016

World chess championship-game 12

The game has ended in a short draw. After regular 12 games, the match result is 6-6, 10 draws and one win for each other. Carlsen and Karjakin will play Tiebreaks on Wednesday on Carlsen’s 26th birthday. If 4 rapid games end up with no final result, 5 blitz games will follow. Finally, if nothing until then is decided an Armageddon game will be […]