GCT Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz/Rd1

The 2019 Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz the first Grand Chess Tour event ever to be held in Asia. November 22 – 26, 2019 at the National Library of India, Kolkata, India. 10 Player Round Robin with a prize fund of 150,000.. Magnus Carlsen on top of the… Continue reading

Hamburg FIDE Grand Prix 2019

Hamburg FIDE Grand Prix 2019 The FIDE Hamburg Grand Prix is taking place in the Kehrwieder Theater in Hamburg, Germany.  November 5-17 2019.  The 16-player knockout is the 3rd of four legs of the 22-player Grand Prix series that will determine two places in the 2020 Candidates Tournament. Each round… Continue reading

Fischer Random World Championship 2019 / Semi-Finals / Day 6 / Final

  Wesley So – World Champion – Fischer Random Chess   Set Up For Today     Carlsen vs So   1/2-1/2 [SetUp “1”][FEN “nrkbqnbr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/NRKBQNBR w – – 0 1”]1. Nb3 f5 2. f3 Nb6 3. e4 fxe4 4. fxe4 e5 5. Ne3 Ne6 6. c3 Bg5 7. Bc2 O-O-O 8.… Continue reading