Today: Winner Stays – Chess.com

Chess.com is proud to announce Winner Stays, an exciting new event hosted by the ChessBrahs, GMs Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton. This unique and original format will feature three matches…

Nakamura Shatters Record In Bullet Chess Speedrun Presented By Stella Artois

On Tuesday, June 1, GM Hikaru Nakamura broke the world record of most victories against unique opponents in one hour in the 1|0 bullet time control. He accomplished this feat…

Abdusattorov Wins June 1 Titled Tuesday

GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov, the 16-year-old rising star from Uzbekistan, won Titled Tuesday on June 1 with a score of 10/11 after defeating GM Hikaru Nakamura in the final round. Nakamura…

Abdusattorov Wins June 1 Titled Tuesday

GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov, the 16-year-old rising star from Uzbekistan, won Titled Tuesday on June 1 with a score of 10/11 after defeating GM Hikaru Nakamura in the final round. Nakamura…

Abdumalik Shines In Gibraltar; Lagno, Koneru Reach Candidates

IM Zhansaya Abdumalik played the tournament of her life in Gibraltar. The Kazakh chess player won the Women’s Grand Prix with a round to spare, earned 15,000 euros, and became…

Nigerian Child With Cerebral Palsy Becomes Chess Superstar

When Ferdinand Maumo (10) walked inside the chess club in the slum of Makoko, his peers started making fun of him. Born with cerebral palsy, Ferdinand is a quiet boy…

Chess.com Announces The 2021 Junior Speed Chess Championship

Chess.com is excited to announce the 2021 Junior Speed Chess Championship presented by ChessKid. Starting on June 7, the most talented chess prodigies on the planet will clash to claim…

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…