Cairns Cup 2024 Round 4: Tan Sole Leader After Quick Victory

[ad_1] Former Women’s World Champion GM Tan Zhongyi scored a quick 20-move victory over defending champion IM Anna Zatonskih to move into the sole lead with three points after four…

Cairns Cup Round 6, 2024: Kosteniuk Records Fifth Decisive Result, Moves To Second

[ad_1] GM Alexandra Kosteniuk has continued her run of decisive results at the Cairns Cup 2024 with a win over GM Mariya Muzychuk and now moves to 3.5/6, half a…

Legends, Grandmasters, Streamers Meet In Carolinas Classic

[ad_1] A streamer, a grandmaster, and a club player walk into a tournament. This isn’t the set-up of a terrible joke, but rather the backdrop of the 8th Annual Carolinas…

‘Caring Less’ Helps Arjun Erigaisi Continue Rise With Win In Armenia

[ad_1] GM Arjun Erigaisi once again proved unstoppable as he dominated the Stepan Avagyan Memorial 2024 which took place in Jermuk, Armenia from June 10-18. New research shows only two…

2024 FIDE World Rapid & Blitz Championships Held In New York

[ad_1] The 2024 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships are scheduled to take place in the last week of December in New York, FIDE announced on Monday. The two championships,…

Titled Tuesday June 18, 2024: Nihal, Lazavik finish above Carlsen, Nakamura

[ad_1] Teenage GMs Nihal Sarin and Denis Lazavik won the Titled Tuesday events of June 18. Both outlasted giants, with the second places going to GMs Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru…

Cairns Cup Round 5, 2024: Lee Miraculously Saves Game Against Dzagnidze After 5-Hours Of Defense

[ad_1] 14-year-old IM Alice Lee is the talk of the town at the Cairns Cup 2024 after tricking GM Nana Dzagnidze into a drawn ending when all seemed lost. GMs…

Announcing Chessable’s 2024 Create Your Own Course Contest

[ad_1] It’s time to let your inner chess author shine. We’re excited to announce Chessable’s 2024 Create Your Own Course contest! This is your chance to launch your own Chessable…

Jeanne Cairns Sinquefield Offers Historic $100,000 Awards To New U.S. Female Grandmasters

[ad_1] In a groundbreaking initiative to support women’s chess, Saint Louis Chess Club has announced $100,000 awards to U.S. female players achieving the grandmaster title by July 4, 2029.  Jeanne…

Cairns Cup 2024 Round 2: Harika Forsakes Castling In Victory Over ‘Chess Queen’ Kosteniuk

[ad_1] Four players—GMs Nana Dzagnidze, Harika Dronavalli, Mariya Muzychuk, and Tan Zhongyi—sit atop the standings on 1.5/2 at the Cairns Cup 2024 after Dzagnidze and Harika won their respective games…