Giri, Ponomariov To Debut In PRO Chess League Week 7 – Chess.com

Anish Giri and Ruslan Ponomariov are among the players to make their debut in the 2019 season of the PRO Chess League. Week seven is another Battle Royale week, played on Tuesday beginning at 8:00 a.m. PT and on Thursday beginning at 7 a.m. PT. Preview by IM Greg Shahade. This week marks the second Battle Royale […]

Speelman's Agony #93 – Chessbase News

Speelman's Agony #93 – Chessbase News

by Jonathan Speelman 2/17/2019 – This week, JON SPEELMAN takes a gander at two games played by Niels Engelen, a 37-year-old Dutch software developer from The Hague (pictured), who is enjoying chess more than over. Niels says he has been playing more often after having found a couple of chess buddies at his […]

International chess tournament heads to Isle of Man – Manx Radio

International chess tournament heads to Isle of Man – Manx Radio

Sunday, February 17th, 2019 7:13am Grand Swiss Tournament from 7-20 October An international chess tournament involving more than 200 players, is to be held in the Isle of Man. The World Chess Federational (FIDE) has announced the inaugural Grand Swiss Tournament is to head here in October. The prize fund is $400,000 (US), with an additional $32,500 allocated […]

Checkmate: TA sophomore wins Maine girls' chess title – Biddeford Journal Tribune

Checkmate: TA sophomore wins Maine girls' chess title – Biddeford Journal Tribune

Thornton Academy sophomore Agata Sloniewska defeated four opponents to win the Maine Girls’ Closed Chess Championship earlier this month in Bangor. ED PIERCE/Journal Tribune SACO — Becoming a great chess player requires total concentration while exhibiting a passion for the game and those are two elements Agata Sloniewska clearly demonstrated in winning the Maine Girls’ Closed Chess […]

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