The World Chess Championship Is Deadlocked After Game 2 – FiveThirtyEight

The World Chess Championship Is Deadlocked After Game 2 – FiveThirtyEight

Heavy rain showers, a gentle breeze and 57 degrees in London, the BBC reported this morning. The top American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana was unprepared for such weather, arriving for Game 2 of the World Chess Championship sporting a wet blazer. Never mind the sartorial dampness, however. He arrived excellently prepared for the chess. His opponent […]

Chess Corner: Center of attention – Muskogee Daily Phoenix

+3  The center position in both basketball and football is critical to success. This is also true in chess, as this week’s position illustrates. With this hint in mind, please try to find black’s winning attack. +3  Morrow Black has two pins. Black’s c3 bishop pins white’s knight on d2, and black’s rook pins white’s […]

My View: Retreating to chess after a dauber drubbing – Buffalo News

My View: Retreating to chess after a dauber drubbing – Buffalo News

By Robert P. Simpson There is nothing like the game of bingo to demonstrate the superiority of the female mind. Sure, my wife and mom always invited me to go with them, but I always declined in favor of the more challenging game of chess. They just smiled when I told them I would rather […]

Karpov vs. Kasparov | World Chess Championship 1984 – Chess.com

Karpov vs. Kasparov | World Chess Championship 1984 – Chess.com

Coming in as the number three most exciting world championship of all time is the first Karpov vs. Kasparov match, this one beginning in the fall of 1984 and stretching out over more than five months and into 1985. The match was famously aborted, which surely added to its historical mystique in the eyes of […]

Eugene Torre seizes solo top spot in Asian Seniors Chess Championships – Rappler

Eugene Torre seizes solo top spot in Asian Seniors Chess Championships – Rappler

Asia’s first Grandmaster improves to a perfect 3.0 points to separate himself from his erstwhile co-leaders in the 34-man event Published 9:25 AM, November 06, 2018 Updated 9:25 AM, November 06, 2018 OLD BUT GOLD. Despite turning 67, Eugene Torre remains sharp. File photo from the National Chess Federation of the Philippines TAGAYTAY, Philippines – […]