Chess Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chess.

Results 1 - 20 of 5,983 in Chess

  1. SundarRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Telegraph

    Doha: Indian GM M. Shyam Sundar achieved the best result of his career when he held former world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to a creditable draw in the second round of Qatar Masters International Open chess tournament here. Kramnik, who also drew his first round game with Stelios Halkias of Greece, met with a very unusual opening treatment from Shyam Sundar, who found difficult moves before steering the game to a level endgame.

    Comment?

  2. LA Galaxy travel to Seattle knowing exactly what they'll getRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | LAG Confidential

    ... this year. Both teams want to advance, and both teams know exactly what the other one wants to do. We will get more a chess match than anything else, and with the Galaxy holding a one goal advantage that certainly puts them where they want to be.

    Comment?

  3. Award is reward for Danyal's positive spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... to the start of the 2014 season. His mum Abida said of his time away from tennis: "Each day he would tirelessly play chess instead to keep his active mind occupied. "We are so proud of him - he has not let injury get in the way and, although doctors ...

    Comment?

  4. 'The Imitation Game' is a smartly told tale of genius, reviews sayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... the film is anchored by yet another hypnotically complex Cumberbatch performance." The film also benefits from the "chess-match ingenuity" of director Tyldum and a "terrifically plucky" performance from Keira Knightley. The Wall Street Journal's Joe ...

    Comment?

  5. Sevian becomes youngest-ever US chess Grandmaster at 13 years oldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The China Post

    Not many people can claim to have shattered a major American record at 13 years, 10 months and 27 days. But chess prodigy Samuel Sevian can now do just that, after being crowned America's youngest-ever Grandmaster, easily besting the country's previous record holder by more than a year.

    Comment?

  6. 'The Imitation Game': Benedict Cumberbatch's performance is more interesting than the movieRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... with its many millions of permutations changing daily. He can barely tolerate his co-workers, including two-time chess champion Hugh Alexander (Matthew Goode), and for a dismaying stretch no real progress is made until Turing, fired by his superior ...

    Comment?

  7. Boy Crowned Youngest US Chess GrandmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sky News

    A 13-year-old boy has his sights set on becoming world chess champion after he was crowned the youngest ever American grandmaster. He was elevated after four victories - three of them against other grandmasters - at a tournament in St Louis, Missouri, last weekend.

    Comment?

  8. Trumpeter Jonathan Finlayson's Quintet At Firehouse 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | CTNow.com

    ... - pianist David Virelles, drummer Damion Reid, bassist Keith Witty and guitarist Miles Okazaki, named for an opening chess move - released its debut album, "Moment and the Message," last year on Pi Recordings; it's an album of loose-but-tight ...

    Comment?

  9. The Empire of Ice Cream by Jeffrey FordRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2006 | SF Site

    ... the boatman who takes souls to Hell, does on his once per century holiday. "A Night in the Tropics" centres around a chess set created in 1533 by Italian goldsmith Dario Foresso, a chess set that is demonic. Breaking the mould somewhat, and ...

    Comment?

  10. Chess prodigy from Boston becomes America's youngest ever Grandmaster aged 13Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The boy king of chess: Prodigy from Boston becomes America's youngest ever Grandmaster aged 13 years and 10 months Not many people can claim to have shattered a major American record aged just 13 years, 10 months and 27 days. But chess prodigy Samuel Sevian can now do just that.

    Comment?

  11. Who Wins the Bishop-Knight Exchange?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    At the beginning of my first-grade chess class, the teacher explained relative values for each piece. He did this right after diagramming how the pieces move and just before telling the group what "checkmate" means.

    Comment?

  12. Rostelecom awards prizes to rapid chess tournament winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ARMINFO news agency

    Rostelecom has awarded prizes to the winners of the rapid chess tournament held at the Children's Specialized Chess School in Vanadzor. The company's press release says that the winners of the first, second and third places have received mobile telephones.

    Comment?

  13. England call joy for rising East Preston chess champRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Littlehampton Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Rising chess star Dominic Miller, 12, of East Preston, has been selected to join the national chess team after a strong performance at a tournament earlier this month SUS-141121-130443001 THIS young chess protege from East Preston is set for great things after being selected for the national junior chess squad.

    Comment?

  14. Umada Cup chess a Local players lead with seven wins in Challengers' categoryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Guyana's junior and senior chess champions are among the winners after the first round of the FIDE-World Chess Federation/Guyana Chess Federation Umada Cup which is being held here at the Sleep in International Hotel. Local players dominated the challengers' category with seven wins.

    Comment?

  15. Ryan Giggs Pays Tribute to 'Chess Player' Xavi as Barca Star Equals His RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... appearance in the European Cup, which equalled the record held by Manchester United 's Ryan Giggs. For me he is like a chess player who is always two or three moves ahead. He is one of the greatest footballers in one of the best teams of all time. ...

    Comment?

  16. Chess: Qatar Masters Open 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    LEFT: Former world champion Vladmir Kramnik makes a move on the second day of the Qatar Masters Open 2014, yesterday at Hotel Crowne Plaza in Doha, yesterday. TOP: A particpant plans her next move during another game of the day. PICTURES BY: Dmitry Rukhletskiy/ Maria Emelianova

    Comment?

  17. Calgary Stampeders DC Rich Stubler earns respect of his playersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... to play the next month. "We'll set up certain plays and run them just to mess people up. He's really good. It's like a chess match with him. "When you play against him, you can watch film all you want. But you're never going to know exactly what ...

    Comment?

  18. Does anybody still care about chess?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    And there was a burglary at the Watergate complex in Washington DC - the repercussions of which would soon bring down the president. Yet, holding an almost daily place on the front pages was a chess match in the tiny Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

    Comment?

  19. Tolton senior builds on creative wrestling stylesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Missourian

    ... since he was a toddler. Mike Eierman advised Clayton to watch Saitiev's attack set-ups, which, in a sense, are like chess matches. "With Russian wrestlers, there are four or five steps going on," Mike Eierman said. "It's almost like a trick move." ...

    Comment?

  20. Magnus Carlsen, 23, world No. 1, retains the FIDE world chess title,...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Outlook

    Magnus Carlsen, 23, world No. 1, retains the FIDE world chess title, beating Viswanathan Anand 6.5-4.5 in the 11-game encounter.

    Comment?