Women's World Championship: Tokhirjonova, Abdumalik Shine; Lagno Wins In Armageddon – Chess.com

Women's World Championship: Tokhirjonova, Abdumalik Shine; Lagno Wins In Armageddon – Chess.com

The women’s world championship is down to just eight players as another eight got eliminated in the third round. The biggest names packing their bags were Harika Dronavalli, Antoaneta Stefanova, Natalija Pogonina and Valentina Gunina. The legendary trainer Mark Dvoretsky once told me that there were two types of chess players: the highly theoretical Academics […]

Asian Seniors Chess: Garma, Roca keep 1-2 spots – Rappler

Asian Seniors Chess: Garma, Roca keep 1-2 spots – Rappler

International Masters Chito Garma and Petronio Roca turn back separate foes to stay on top of the 9th Asian Seniors Chess Championships Published 7:35 AM, November 11, 2018 Updated 7:35 AM, November 11, 2018 TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines – International Masters Chito Garma and Petronio Roca hurdled their 8th round rivals to keep their 1-2 slot […]

Tata Steel India Chess Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue – Chess.com

Tata Steel India Chess Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue – Chess.com

Five thousand miles away and 6.5 hours before the start of the world championship match, 10 strong grandmasters made their moves in what was the first round of the Tata Steel Chess India tournament in Kolkata. Over 300 spectators came to watch. During the opening ceremony on Thursday evening, at an open-air terrace of the luxurious […]

Fischer vs. Spassky | World Chess Championship 1972 – Chess.com

Fischer vs. Spassky | World Chess Championship 1972 – Chess.com

The most exciting world championships of all-time countdown ends with a nearly consensus pick: Bobby Fischer vs. Boris Spassky in 1972 in Iceland. The match tallied an amazing 72 points (with eight judges, a maximum score would have been 80), which was 35 higher than second place. Fischer vs. Spassky was the only match that […]

Chess Corner: Center of attention – Muskogee Daily Phoenix

+3  The center position in both basketball and football is critical to success. This is also true in chess, as this week’s position illustrates. With this hint in mind, please try to find black’s winning attack. +3  Morrow Black has two pins. Black’s c3 bishop pins white’s knight on d2, and black’s rook pins white’s […]