Russian Crushin' At Next Speed Chess Championship Match – Chess.com

Russian Crushin' At Next Speed Chess Championship Match – Chess.com

If numbers don’t lie, then this next Speed Chess Championship match is a draw. But since ties aren’t possible in Chess.com’s blitz and bullet series, we’re going to play it out anyway. On Tuesday, August 7, GMs Ian Nepomniachtchi and Alexander Grischuk will be linked by more than just their common country. Consider that the […]

Homer locals hoping to expand chess program statewide – Midland Reporter-Telegram

Homer locals hoping to expand chess program statewide – Midland Reporter-Telegram

seattlepi.com Homer locals hoping to expand chess program statewideMidland Reporter-TelegramHere in Homer, there’s a new demographic dominating the chess scene, and most of its members can’t even drive yet. The chess club held for kids at the Homer Public Library has been taking off, according to founder Colleen Evanco. This has prompted her, …Homer locals hoping […]

Bullet 'Beast' MVL Beats Dominguez 19-12 In Speed Chess Match – Chess.com

Bullet 'Beast' MVL Beats Dominguez 19-12 In Speed Chess Match – Chess.com

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave reached the 2018 Speed Chess Championship quarterfinals by beating Leinier Dominguez 19-12 on Thursday. The French GM put away an initially close-fought match with a stirring performance in the bullet section. “I think this is going to be the most level of the matches we’ve seen so far,” said commentator Robert Hess at the start. He […]

How To Watch Vachier-Lagrave vs Dominguez Speed Chess Championship Today – Chess.com

How To Watch Vachier-Lagrave vs Dominguez Speed Chess Championship Today – Chess.com

The Speed Chess Championship continues this week as two seasoned blitz grandmasters face off in what could be the closest match yet of the tournament. The French number-one (and world number-eight) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave takes on Cuba’s top chess player, Leinier Dominguez Perez. Speed Chess fans have enjoyed the star power of the first three matches, as Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, and […]

On Chess: St. Louis showcases chess in Africa – KBIA

On Chess: St. Louis showcases chess in Africa – KBIA

Inspired by the Grand Chess Tour, the FIDEC (Ivory Coast Chess Federation) teamed up with the Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) to bring out the best of African chess. These efforts culminated in the Cote d’Ivoire Rapid (25+10d) & Blitz (5+3d) Invitational that took place July 25–29. The field included 10 players from 10 different African […]

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