The eyes of the chess world are planted on Thessaloniki, Greece, where twelve of the planet’s finest chess players are competing in the fourth stage of the FIDE Grand Prix round robin tournament.
The FIDE Presidential Board has confirmed that Chennai, India, will serve as the venue for the World Chess Champion-ship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the highest ranked player in the world, Magnus Carlsen, from November 6 to November 26, 2013.
It is not difficult to remember a time during the 1970s and 80s, when Maurice Broomes laid a genuine claim to ‘hero status’ in chess circles in Guyana.
The London 2013 Candidates chess tournament will be remembered not only for its high quality of play, but also for the extraordinary collective talents of its eight participants.
It is better to concentrate on a game of chess than play a “there it is shoot it” game.
Something innovative is happening in chess at the FIDE World Chess Can-didates’ Tour-nament in London.
Three weeks ago, I came upon a story published on the internet captioned ‘The name of the game is domination’ by Albert Silver.
In chess as in life, when people cannot figure out what you are doing, they are kept in a state of terror – waiting, uncertain, confused.
In the Tata Steel 2011 chess tournament which ends today, it is world champion Vishy Anand and US champion Hikaru Nakamura who lead the field with seven points each in Group A after ten rounds.
Mr Michael Pereira, a member of the Guyana Chess Federation since the 1970s, passed away at the beginning of the new year.
The year 2010 was a significant one for the Guyana Chess Federation. It was the most active year since the engines of chess activity were re-started three years ago.
The London Chess Classic was played from December 8-15, 2010 at the Olympic Conference Centre, Kensington, England.
The 2010 Women’s World Chess Championship is being held at Hatay, Turkey and ends today.
Today marks the second and final day of the National Schools Chess Championship, where schools from some of the regions are given the opportunity to oppose each other in the wonderful game called chess.
Our illustrious neighbour Brazil, held its National Chess Championship recently with grandmaster Giovanni Vescovi emerging as the sole winner and tying a national record that has stood for over fifty years.
The Neal & Massy /Seven Seas National Chess Championship ends today with the final two rounds being played at the Ocean Spray Hotel.
Following five rounds of the Neal and Massy/Seven Seas National Chess Championship, it is former national chess champion Kriskal Persaud
The 2010 Seven Seas National Chess Championship began yesterday at the Ocean Spray Hotel.
A seven round swiss system rapid chess tournament will be played today in New Amsterdam.
Two dozen chess players are fighting to gain a place in the National Championship.