Man vs. Machine: Smerdon vs. Komodo – Chess.com

Resuming our Man vs. Machine series, this week Chess.com is hosting a match between Australian grandmaster David Smerdon and Komodo. The chess engine will be playing with knight odds. The match, held in conjunction with a special anniversary issue of the “ICGA Journal” (International Computer Games Association), will consist of six games with a time […]

World chess champion's new online tournament – Insidethegames.biz

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is launching a new online tournament later this month, to help fill the void in the absence of over-the-board chess, which has been suspended because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The tournament entitled the Magnus Carlsen Invitational sees the world chess champion face seven of his biggest rivals over the […]

Canceled: The 2020 US Cadet (Invitational) Championship – uschess.org

Canceled: The 2020 US Cadet (Invitational) Championship – uschess.org

The 2020 U.S. Cadet (Invitational) Championship has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. This step has been taken by the event organizer, the Mechanic’s Institute, due to concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The Cadet was scheduled for June 11-14, 2020 at the Mechanic’s Institute in San Francisco. The 2021 event has not […]

Severino, Frayna triumph in online chess tourneys – Tempo

Severino, Frayna triumph in online chess tourneys – Tempo

By Kristel Satumbaga       FRAYNA Asian Para Games gold medalist Sander Severino and Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna came through with contrasting results Wednesday night to emerge champions in their respective online chess tournaments. FIDE Master Severino, who is confined to a wheelchair since being diagnosed with muscle dystrophy at a very […]

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