Opera Euro Rapid

  MELTWATER CHAMPIONS CHESS TOUR Opera Euro Rapid Rounds 1-5   February 6th – February 14th Time control is 15+10. 16 players in a single round robin then the top 8 after 15 rounds go through to the ” knockout” phase.   Rd1 So, Wesley  – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 1. e4… Continue reading

2019 U.S. Championships

2019 U.S. Championships:   The 2019 U.S. Championship is an elite national championship event, March 18- Apr 1 . Twelve of the strongest chess players in America in the course of eleven rounds, will battle for $194,000 in prize money, qualification into the World Championship cycle, and the coveted title… Continue reading

Tata Steel Masters 2019 / Round 7

by National Life Master Loal Davis   There were three decisive games in the 7th round of the Tata Steel 2019 Masters Tournament.  As Anand won his game this round that puts the tourney into a five-way tie for first place.       Teimour Radjabov [Event “Tata Steel Masters… Continue reading

Edmonton International Chess Festival

  The 11th edition of the Edmonton International Chess Festival took place in the Edmonton Chess Club  June 17-26, 2016.  WINNER : U.S. GM Samuel Shankland  [7 wins 2 draws]  finished with 8/9 [Event “11th Edmonton International”][Site “Edmonton”][Date “2016.06.25”][Round “8.2”][White “Shankland, Samuel”][Black “Ganguly, Surya”][Result “1-0”][ECO “D35”][WhiteElo “2646”][BlackElo “2654”][PlyCount “87”][EventDate “2016.??.??”] 1. d4… Continue reading

FIDE World Cup /2

  FIDE World Cup /2 The FIDE World Cup takes place in Baku Azerbaijan, September  11th to October 5th 2015.   THE MARATHON : Cuba’s  Lazaro Bruzon in disbelief as he let the Draw slip away, great persistence on Kramnik’s part ..End Game Rook Bishop King  vs  Rook and King .. Vlad… Continue reading