Sunway Sitges Goes Online: Enter Now For 1st Classical Online Swiss
The inaugural Sunway Sitges International Online Chess Open tournament, likely the first-ever classical open tournament played online, will start Friday, April 17...
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Bayelsa Chess News
The Bayelsa state chess association BYSCA, will be organizing the December edition of Bayelsachess-Danhypro monthly rapid chess championship. The...
World Chess News
Reflections on Paul Morphy and a book review by Dr Lyndon...
The November/December 1961 edition of the South African Chessplayer reviewed the book “The Chess Players”. The review stated the following:
Magnus Carlsen breaks record for longest unbeaten run in chess
Chess great Magnus Carlsen made history on Tuesday, 14th of January 2020 as he extended his unbeaten run to 111 successive classical...
The John Fawole Chess Awards: Date and Venue for 2020 Awards Announced.
We are excited to announce that The John Fawole Chess Awards will be held virtually on the 12th day of December 2020.
Reflections by Dr. L Bouah: Introduction to India (2)
According to the FIDE website India has 74 grandmasters with former world champion Vishy Anand the highest rated at 2786 followed GM...
CALL FOR BIDS: FIDE World Championships 2022
IMPORTANT: Please note that FIDE is considering an option to postpone the 2020 competitions to 2021, and the 2021 competitions to 2022....
Russia Wins the European Team Championship
The European Team Championship in Batumi ended with the Russian teams' claiming gold in both open and women’s sections.
Reflections on World Youth U16 Olympiad by Dr Lyndon Bouah
1. The World Youth Under 16 chess championship was recently held in Corum, Turkey. 2. The...
Online Chess Taking Advantage Of Opportunity To Grow During Coronavirus Pandemic
Fabiano Caruana was in a bit of a hurry. The top-rated American chess player and No. 2 player in the world wanted to...
Chess Beyond Borders With Babatunde Onakoya
Babatunde Onakoya, the founder of Chess in Slums becomes the very first African to speak on the Mechanics Institute Chess Socials. In...
Bayelsa Chess News
All stood still as unstoppable Inimo makes a statement over the board on Saturday the 10th of October, 2020 as he hits...
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has Established a New World Record.
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen has established a record for the longest sequence of games without loss at the highest level. Carlsen...
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