Predictions The social media sphere began buzzing early as world championship fans prepared for game four. The previous encounter ended with honors divided after a ferocious and dramatic…
Game two of the Carlsen-Karjakin clash ended in a solid splitting of the point after minimal excitement. There is something about Magnus’ body language in…
Game time is finally about to arrive!
Nigel Short believes Magnus Carlsen can become one of the best players in history if he takes his third straight world title.
The event of the year draws ever closer – on 11/11 the world title match between Magnus Carlsen and challenger Sergey Karjakin kicks off. Unsurprisingly, news tidbits are now coming thick and fast as various factions start to ratchet up the excitement. Here is an overview of the latest developments.
Norwegian sports reporter Kaja Snare has been headhunted to become the international TV reporter for organizer Agon’s live coverage of the Carlsen-Karjakin title match in New York.
The World Chess Federation could face serious financial trouble.
Simen Agdestein: «It’s actually a bit strange.»
The World Champion speaks out against the idea, while ACP President Emil Sutovsky warns that there is a «real danger» that the proposal will be approved.
We’re in the middle of the summer, which means things are starting to heat up in the chess world. Matt & Patt’s columnist takes a look at recent events.