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Top Nigerian chess player Oladapo Adu has said he is “traumatised” as he remains stranded in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 12 weeks after...

Vladimir Kramnik and Judit Polgar to host the official Altibox Norway Chess broadcast

Former World Chess Champion and chess legend, Vladimir Kramnik, who announced his retirement from professional chess in 2019, will together with another...

The International Chess Federation Releases Names of Qualifiers for the 2019 Chess World Cup

FIDE publishes the list of players qualified for the World Cup 2019. The Chess World Cup 2019 is a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament to be held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia from...

Chess in Lagos Nigeria: Tunde Onakoya Starts a Chess Training Project for Children

Seasoned player Tunde Onakoya started the Chess in Slums project last September in the sprawling neighbourhood of Ikorodu Lagos Nigeria, a place...

Egypt Wins the African Games Chess Championship Taking Home All the Gold Medals

Egypt rules at the African Games Chess Championships, taking home all the Gold medals in dominating fashion. Having already won the Gold in...

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Buys Chess Online platform, Chessable.com

When you are a great chess player and you combine it with business, you are not only a world chess champion, you...

16-Year-Old Carissa Yip Wins 2019 U.S. Junior Girls Championship

The 2019 Junior Girls Championship which ended on Saturday, the 20th of July 2019 features top young female players from 19 to...

FIDE is hiring!

Chess International Body, FIDE, announced new job openings for her new office in Lusanne. A tweet from FIDE twitter...

Peruvian Chess Grandmaster Jorge Cori Wins the Ibero-American Championship 2019

Peruvian GM Jorge Cori has been crowned the winner of the VII Ibero-American Championship 2019, held in Linares (Spain), during August 10-18....

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