No video game can match the glee of pulling off a checkmate. (Source: Dreamstime) Choose chess at hobby-level first. Begin at school-level and club-level. Worldwide, the pro tournament entry level chess age is down to four years. By Shilpa Mehra Our Saturday chess class ends at 6 pm. That’s only for the timetable. In reality, by […]
Washington Times Central control: US Chess Center celebrates new digs in suburban MarylandWashington TimesWith more than 100 area elementary and secondary students on hand and a virtual visit from the former world champion Garry Kasparov, the U.S. Chess Center got off to a rousing start at its new home in downtown Silver Spring Saturday, a […]
Published September 11, 2018, 4:30 AM SINGAPORE – International Master-elect Edgar Reggie Olay dominated the Open competition while Jayson Jacobo Tiburcio reigned in the Challengers’ category to capture the championship in the Moon Cake Rapid Open Chess Championships recently at the Bukit Timah Shopping Centre in Singapore. Olay topped the Open division after posting three […]
Pundits have often labeled the Pacific Division the toughest division in the PRO Chess League. In the first-ever PRO Chess League All Stars, they cemented that status with a thrilling multiple-overtime victory over the Atlantic Division. Four All Stars were selected for each of the four divisions (Pacific, Atlantic, Central, Eastern). Three players received an […]
Published September 9, 2018, 10:39 AM Grandmaster Rogelio “Joey” Antonio Jr. will lead local chess masters seeing action in the 2018 Lifecore Enterprises Open Rapid Fide Chess Tournament Sunday at the Xentro Mall in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Antonio who hails from Calapan City is fresh from winning the 9th IGB Seniors Open Chess Championships […]
Business Standard CHESS#1317Business StandardAs anybody who follows chess blogs knows, Viswanathan Anand won the World Junior Championships 31 years ago, on September 3, 1987, in Baguio City, the Philippines. It was the first time an Indian had won any world title. The Junior is prestigious.