Novikov and Benjamin lead U.S. Senior Championship

Novikov and Benjamin lead U.S. Senior Championship The 2020 U.S. Senior Championship kicked off today with a field packed full of legends that includes five former U.S. Champions with a combined total of 13 national titles. Leading the field at the end of the first day is GM Igor Novikov and GM Joel Benjamin, who both finished the day on 2.5/3 points. GM Gregory Kaidanov and GM Patrick Wolff are a half-point behind with 2.0/3, while the rest of the players are surprisingly all tied with 1.0/3! | Pictured: Igor Novikov, Alex Yermolinsky, Alexander Shabalov, Joel Benjamin and Jaan...

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Mads Andersen wins Danish Championship

Mads Andersen wins Danish Championship Danish Championship 2020 2020-10-09 – 2020-10-18 GM Mads Andersen became Danish champion for the 3rd time. The winner repeated his success of 2016 & 2017. The championship took place in Svendborg on 9-17 Oct & became the strongest in the history of #Denmark’s chess with 6 GMs participating. Grandmaster Mads Andersen from Skanderborg Skakklub became Danish champion for the 3rd time on Saturday. The winner repeated his success of 2016 and 2017. The Danish Chess Championship took place in Svendborg from October 09 to October 17. The event...

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Maksim Chigaev and Valentina Gunina Become Winners of Russian Championships Higher League

Maksim Chigaev and Valentina Gunina Become Winners of Russian Championships Higher League Maksim Chigaev and Valentina Gunina are the 2020 Russian Higher League Champions. Congrats! Alongside the winners, the top 5 finishers of open and women’s groups have also qualified for the Russian Superfinal. #chessnews #Russia FOTO Vladimir Barsky     The Russian Championships Higher League among men and women finished in Sochi on October 17. Five best players of each event qualified for the Superfinals. In the open event, the games Goganov – Esipenko and Antipov –...

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Chessable Qualifier 2020 2020-10-17 – 2020-10-19

Chessable Qualifier 2020 2020-10-17 – 2020-10-19 The Champions Chess Tour Qualifier is a 7 rounds rapid round robin. The winner qualifes for the second edition of Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour. Schedule in UTC: Round 1 Oct 17, 2020 15:00 Round 2 Oct 17, 2020 16:00 Round 3 Oct 17, 2020 17:00 Round 4 Oct 17, 2020 18:00 Round 5 Oct 18, 2020 15:00 Round 6 Oct 18, 2020 16:00 Round 7 Oct 18, 2020 27:00 Chessable Masters 2020 INFO LIVE RESULTS...

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Rapport Richard

Rapport Richard This afternoon I had a pleasure to meet legendary GM Aleksandar Matanović, who among many other accomplishments has-founded Šahovski Informator. A great storyteller, it was truly remarkable to hear him speak about his life and...

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Oct 26, 2020 | 1U.S. Championship

Oct 26, 2020 | 1U.S. Championship The U.S. Championship is a 12-player round-robin tournament taking place from 26-29 October 2020 on Lichess. Players receive 25 minutes for the entire game, plus a 5-second increment starting from move one. Official website: www.uschesschamps.com The 2020 U.S. Championship is an elite national championship event, featuring 12 of the strongest chess players in America. Over the course of eleven rounds, these competitors will battle for $150,000 in prize money and the title of 2020 U.S. Chess Champion.     Dates October 26 – 29,...

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