Grand Chess Tour Returns With Superbet Chess Classic

After the Grand Chess Tour was canceled altogether in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, it returns in 2021. The first tournament is the Superbet Chess Classic starting on Saturday.…

Ludwig, Schneider, Mekhitarian ‘Stay’ In Inaugural Winner Stays Event

Streamer Ludwig, Youtuber NM Kurt Hugo Schneider, and streaming GM Krikor Mekhitarian won their matches in the inaugural Winner Stays event on Chess.com. We’ll see the trio return next month…

Superbet Chess Classic: Giri Escapes In Peaceful Opening Round

The Superbet Chess Classic, the first leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, began on Saturday with draws on all five boards. GM Anish Giri lived dangerously in his game…

Superbet Chess Classic: Deac Beats MVL, Leads With Caruana

Last-minute substitute GM Bogdan-Daniel Deac had a great start at the Superbet Chess Classic. After missing a win in the first round, he beat GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave the next day.…

Superbet Chess Classic: Lupulescu Beats Giri

The local players keep making a name for themselves at the Superbet Chess Classic. In the third round, it was GM Constantin Lupulescu who took the spotlight with a win…