Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match – Chess.com

Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match – Chess.com

Eliminating another Russian top grandmaster, Jan-Krzystof Duda became the first player to advance to the semifinals of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship. The Polish player defeated Alexander Grischuk in a truly epic match on Tuesday. The next Speed Chess match, between Levon Aronian and Anish Giri, is on with commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/chess. Don’t miss […]

Iran's Parham Maghsoodloo scores breakthrough win at junior world chess championship – Washington Times

Iran's Parham Maghsoodloo scores breakthrough win at junior world chess championship – Washington Times

Washington Times Iran’s Parham Maghsoodloo scores breakthrough win at junior world chess championshipWashington TimesIt may have a few problems on some other fronts, but Iran’s chess future looks bright these days. Already the strongest chess-playing nation in the Middle East, Iran now has a bona fide world champion — junior division. GM Parham Maghsoodloo proved […]

AAB Chess Open Edition 2 attracts 66 participants – The Peninsula Qatar

AAB Chess Open Edition 2 attracts 66 participants – The Peninsula Qatar

AAB Chess Open Edition 2 attracts 66 participants  17 Sep 2018 – 3:16 The winners of the AAB Chess Open Edition 2 with the QCA and AAB Management Teams. DOHA: Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co WLL (AAB), exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Qatar, collaborated with Qatar Chess Association (QCA) to hold the second […]

Top Execs at National Rapid Chess tilt – Manila Bulletin

Top Execs at National Rapid Chess tilt – Manila Bulletin

Published September 15, 2018, 3:00 PM Some of the country’s top executive players led by engineer Joel Hicap of DPWH Muntinlupa, lawyer Melzar Galicia, enginer Ravel Canlas of Pagcor and Juan “Jun” Rojano Jr.of Manila City hall have confirmed their participation in the annual 2nd Chooks to Go National Rapid Chess Championships Executive division slated […]

John Leguizamo Is Directing New Movie About Miami Jackson Chess Champs – Miami New Times

John Leguizamo Is Directing New Movie About Miami Jackson Chess Champs – Miami New Times

South Florida entrepreneur Carla Berkowitz was flipping through Miami Herald‘s Tropic magazine one morning in 1997 when she came across an article about teenage chess players. The story, written by John Dorschner, chronicled the lives of students at Miami Jackson Senior High School as they competed in statewide and national chess tournaments. Led by Coach Mario Martinez, […]

Chess Corner: Keep it simple, stupid – Muskogee Daily Phoenix

+1  There is old saying, “Keep it simple, Stupid” – or KISS. This principle applies to this week’s position. With this hint mind, please try to find black’s best move. Black has an overwhelming advantage. Black has two extra pawns and a rook to white’s knight. In addition, black has two passed pawns, including the […]