Three-time defending champion Magnus Carlsen drew with American Fabiano Caruana in their gruelling first game in London.
Both Carlsen -- a 27-year-old superstar at home who is also a part-time model -- and 26-year-old Fabiano Caruana are prodigies returning mass appeal to their highbrow game.
FIDE said its ethics commission had found Ilyumzhinov "guilty of the violation of the FIDE Code of Ethics" and suspended him until January 2019.
Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa has become the world's second youngest chess grandmaster ever.
Soumya Swaminathan, a former world junior girls champion, said the dress code at the Asian Nations Chess Cup starting next month violated her rights.
Though the Arab federation exempted 10 Qatari players from registration to participate at the Arab Championships in Sharjah, the organisers didn’t approve their entries
His success in Riyadh will shut his critics who wanted him to retire every time he had struggled to win
The world body reject visas of Qatari and Iranian players for the World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Riyadh
Our players are denied to get the necessary visas to participate in the World Rapid&Blitz Championship in Riyadh, says QCA Secretary General Mohamed Al Medaihki
Vietnam beat China to claim men’s team gold
The 15-time world champ temporarily came out of 12 years of retirement
The former world champion finished 10th in rapid event at the Rapid and Blitz tournament in St Louis, USA
Kasparov dominated chess for more than 15 years
Fujii trains himself with a computer software
THE recently-concluded FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships in Doha was a big boost for the game in the region.