Before the end of the first quarter of 2021, a strenuous effort should be made for the election of office bearers of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) to be held.
With 6½ points from seven games World Chess Federation (FIDE) national master Taffin Khan emerged victorious in the recently concluded 2020 National Chess Champion-ship.
With one day of games left to be played in the delayed 2020 National Chess Championship, World Chess Federation (FIDE) national master Taffin Khan was on Thursday leading the scores with 5½ points after six games.
Dutch player Jorden van Foreest won the prestigious 2021 Tata Steel Masters Tournament last Saturday, at Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands.
The senior 2020 National Chess Championship of Guyana, which had been postponed since March last year, began yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence.
Today will see Round Eight in the annual Tata Steel Tournament being played in Dorpshuis de Moriaan, Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands.
Mikhail Tal (1936-1992), a Soviet/Latvian chess player, was an interesting man.
The column expresses its optimism for chess in 2021. The production of a vaccine to temper the spread of COVID-19 is music to our ears as we anticipate a healthier year and a rosier future for local and international chess.
“You can’t ignore it and you can’t explain it” – Agatha Christie describing intuition.
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.
A senior official of the International Chess Federation, known by its French acronym FIDE, once noted that perhaps the game of chess was devised by aliens.
Two weeks ago, Guyana contested the World Chess Federation (FIDE) Worldwide Youth and Cadet Tournament online.
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) held its online World Cadets and Youth (Under 10-18) Rapid Chess Championships and Guyana was represented in all of the categories.
The new Netflix series which embodies chess as a sport, art and science is named after the popular chess opening, “The Queen’s Gambit”.
In 1987, the chess grandmaster Evgeny Vladimirov, a native of the then USSR, won a game against his countryman Vladimir Epishin.
The strength of a kingdom comes from its king. The strength of a king comes from his queen.
When I learned chess, books about the endgame were limited, so I never paid attention to endgame studies.
A queen sacrifice in chess is the most electrifying concept in the cerebral game.
Today’s featured game pits Ratmir Kholmov against previous world chess champion David Bronstein.
Chess is like a language; the top players are very fluent at it.