Have you seen a chess game with the balance tipping the other way a multiple times? Check out this game and see if this qualifies.
Yes, in case you just came out of a cave after a long while, and didn’t know, the World Chess Championship is ongoing. This time without Magnus Carlsen on either side of the board, after he earlier relinquished his title.
See how the win by Ian Nepomniachtchi over Ding Liren unfolded by playing it out below:
If Magnus Carlsen’s decision not to defend his title in 2023 devalues the world crown, well it’s not really his problem. Watch this video:
This is a complete brilliancy!
Commenting on the incredible knight sacrifice play by Wesley So against MVL in Chess 9LX. Watch the video here, where the commentators were flabbergasted by the play.
The first half of the tournament (7 out of 14 rounds) have been played in March last year. It was cut off due to the pandemic. The second half resumes this month, continuing with where the standings were before it was cut off:
Read more here.
Making $100K+ A Year Playing Chess On Twitch
Alexandra Botez, 25, is a professional Twitch streamer who makes six figures playing chess online. She and her sister Andrea Botez, 18, have over 650,000 followers and are signed with Team Envy, a global esports and entertainment company. 2020 was a big year for chess as the popular Netflix show ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ attracted millions of new users to chess.com.
Super Grandmaster Wesley So has officially become a United States citizen, the US Chess Federation announced Friday.
So, who now resides in Excelsior, Minnesota, received his documents on February 26 in what can be seen as an end to the saga between Philippine sporting authorities and the chess Super Grandmaster.
Super Grandmaster is title now? Enough of this melodrama.
Have you watched this Netflix mini-series yet? If you’re a chess enthusiast, especially a beginner, you will not learn much about the Queen’s Gambit opening, but I’m sure you’ll enjoy this TV series.