Tata Steel Chess: Caruana beats Firouzja, Carlsen wins again – Chessbase News

Tata Steel Chess: Caruana beats Firouzja, Carlsen wins again – Chessbase News

Three in a row for Magnus The 82nd edition of the chess festival in Wijk aan Zee takes place from January 11th to 26th. The Masters and the Challengers are both 14-player single round robins. Rounds start at 12:30 UTC, except January 16th in Eindhoven, when it starts 30 minutes later. Magnus Carlsen won his third consecutive […]

Chess knights new CEO amid staff… – News – Mobile News

Mark Lightfoot steps into CEO role with David Pollock executive chairman Chess has kicked off the new decade with a shuffle of senior company staff that has seen the appointment of a new CEO. The role has been filled by Mark Lightfoot, who joined the technology solutions provider as financial director in 2008 and was […]

First ever "no-castling" tournament results in 89% decisive games! – Chessbase News

The first ever no-castling tournament A couple of months ago, 14th World Champion Vladimir Kramnik suggested a variant of chess where all the rules of the game remain the same — except that both players cannot castle! It was not just a random suggestion. Kramnik had done his homework. Working with DeepMind’s AlphaZero, he had come to the conclusion […]