Grischuk Wins 'Play For Russia' Charity Event Which Raises Over $333,000 – Chess.com

GM Alexander Grischuk won the “Play For Russia” tournament on Thursday after beating GM Evgeny Tomashevsky in the final. Held May 12-14, the online blitz tournament raised an impressive amount of over $333,000 for hospitals and health workers fighting the coronavirus epidemic in Russia. The tournament was an initiative of some of the strongest Russian players, with […]

On the origins of chess (3/5) – Chessbase News

On the origins of chess (3/5) – Chessbase News

In case you missed them, see Part 1: An introduction and Part 2: Indian origin of chess Part 3: Chinese origin of chess The alternative paradigm The investigation into a probable Chinese origin of chess has been the subject of a lesser degree of depth in comparison to a possible Indian origin. European researchers, particularly the British, […]