Anand Effect: One GM for each square on chessboard – Times of India

Mir and Mirza continued to play chess, only occasionally stopping to spit paan into their ornate spittoons or take a drag of their hookahs, as the British Raj swept through dusty Awadh in the 1850s. Oblivious and unperturbed, they wouldn’t look up from the board even as seismic events swirled around them – a dynasty […]

Late Blunder Gives Anand Early Lead At Sinquefield Cup – Chess.com

In several recent tweets, Viswanathan Anand explained that his son has taken quite a liking to the instructional videos on ChessKid.com. Well, Akhil, turns out your dad can teach you about winning tactics, too. “I’ll show him the position and see what he says!” Anand joked to Chess.com about whetheror not Akhil knows about discovered […]

Sinquefield Cup 2019 begins – Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup 2019 begins – Chessbase News

by Venkatachalam Saravanan 8/17/2019 – The Grand Chess Tour action in St. Louis moves into the classical phase with the start of the Sinquefield Cup from August 17th to 28th. Levon Aronian is coming off a win in the preceding St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament, but World Champion Magnus Carlsen remains in […]

Fabiano Caruana, America’s Top Chess Star, On The Need For Corporate Sponsors And A Potential Championship Rematch With Magnus Carlsen – Forbes

Fabiano Caruana, America’s Top Chess Star, On The Need For Corporate Sponsors And A Potential Championship Rematch With Magnus Carlsen – Forbes

Chess pro Fabiano Caruana nearly defeated Magnus Carlsen in last year’s World Chess Championship, but not much has changed for the top-ranked American. Getty Images for Kaspersky Lab The face-off between Fabiano Caruana and Magnus Carlsen at last year’s World Chess Championship was an absolute thriller. The world’s two best players drew 12 straight classical […]

Balinas Jr. Memorial Chess tourney – BusinessWorld Online

Balinas Jr. Memorial Chess tourney – BusinessWorld Online

(Left–Right) Ms. China Aurelio, International Master Ricardo “Ricky” De Guzman and 13-times Philippine Open Champion Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. INTERNATIONAL Master Ricardo “Ricky” De Guzman will be the man to beat in the qualifying round of the Grandmaster Rosendo Balinas Jr. Memorial Chess Tournament on August 17 at the Activity Hall of Alphaland Makati […]

CBS' Joe Ianniello Loses Oversight Of Showtime & Pop TV To Viacom's Bob Bakish In Merger Chess Moves; David Nevins Serves Two Kings, For Now – Deadline

CBS' Joe Ianniello Loses Oversight Of Showtime & Pop TV To Viacom's Bob Bakish In Merger Chess Moves; David Nevins Serves Two Kings, For Now – Deadline

Joe Ianniello might be the new chairman and CEO of CBS as part of the new ViacomCBS, but the longtime executive has ceded some Showtime territory to big boss Bob Bakish as Viacom and the home of Blue Bloods hooked up again after a 13-year break. The move leaves David Nevins now answering to two […]

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