Chess News

November 21, 2016

Puzzle 5-Black to win!

There is only one chance left for Black before he gets checkmated with Qe8 or Rb8. Can you find how can Black cleverly finish this game and take home the win?
November 20, 2016

World chess championship-game 7

After 2 hours playing 7th game ended in another draw. Carlsen -Karjakin 3,5-3,5. This was the 7th draw in the competition. The tension is rising because any decisive game can be decisive for the whole event. Game 7 started differently with 1.d4. Magnus replied with Queen gambit accepted and manage to equalize quickly. Then he trapped Karjakin with his move 16…Rc8 […]
November 20, 2016

Puzzle 4 – Without error there can be no brilliancy

Study from Emanuel Lasker-1895- In this study, it looks like white will checkmate Black King with his Queen and Bishop before Black can promote his pawn on c2 into a Queen. However, White can not even find a way to check Black King. How can white win? “Without error there can be no brilliancy”. – Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 […]
November 19, 2016

‘Magnus’ a new documentary movie

A new documentary movie about world chess champion opens in New York City. The film explores the life and development of the world’s top-ranked player. From child prodigy to chess genius. Watch the official trailer for the movie. Magnus in theaters 2016. Director: Benjamin Ree Writers: Linn-Jeanethe Kyed, Benjamin Ree Stars: Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand