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Mogul Chessboxing Championship – Trent vs Hambleton

American live streamer, YouTuber, esports commentator and competition Ludwig Anders Ahgren, known simply as Ludwig, announced the Mogul Chessboxing Championship, a hybrid event where participants play alternating rounds of chess and boxing until one side wins either by checkmate or knockout. 

Lagno joins Goryachkina and Zhu Jiner in the lead of FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Astana 2022

Grand Prix events are long and tiring. Eleven games plus travel essentially means two full weeks abroad, in addition to time allocated for training purposes. The free day at the halfway point of the event is very much appreciated by the players – and officials/volunteers – to recharge their batteries for the last rounds.

Magnus Carlsen announces his statement(s) for the coming days: I want cheating in chess to be dealt with seriously

Magnus Carlsen won the Julius Baer Generation Cup today after he convincingly defeated his younger opponent Arjun Erigaisi in the two-day final match.

Magnus Carlsen wins Julius Baer Generation Cup

After defeating Arjun Erigaisi in the two-day Julius Baer Generation Cup match with a convincing 2-0 score, Magnus Carlsen clinched the Julius Baer Generation Cup – the 7th event of the Meltwater Champions Chess Tour!

IM Matthew Wadsworth wins 26th HIT Chess Open

The 26th edition of the HIT Open took place from 16-22 September 2022 in Nova Gorica, Slovenia. The tournament was played in2 sections: A (for players rated 1500+) and B (for players rated U1600), in 9 rounds, swiss system, with a total prize fund of 5560 euros.

Julius Baer Generation Cup final match – Day 2 LIVE

Magnus Carlsen and Arjun Erigaisi are the finalists of the Julius Baer Generation Cup! The final match of the Julius Baer Generation Cup is played over two days 24-25 September, with two 4-game rapid matches.

Sting: Kasparov is one of my heroes! #TweetOftheDay

Famous musician, singer, and songwriter Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, known as Sting, published an interesting photo with the former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov. “Breakfast in Helsinki with Garry Kasparov, one of my heroes“, wrote Sting.

Susan Polgar: DON’T CHEAT! It is simply NOT worth it!

The controversy over the Carlsen – Niemann case put the chess community on fire and it seems that the chess world got polarized into two groups, one supporting Magnus Carlsen, and one supporting Hans Niemann.

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Meri Arabidze win Shusha Chess 2022

The “Shusha Chess 2022” international tournament was held from 21-25 September 2022 in Shusha, Azerbaijan with 10 world-class grandmasters competing in the Open section, and 10 world-known female players competing in the Women’s event. The event was dedicated to the 190th anniversary of prominent poet and philanthropist Khurshidbanu Natavan and featured a total prize fund of 80.000$.

GM Michael Roiz – The Elegant English

The Elegant English doubles as a pro-level opening guide and a playbook of winning chess strategies — enabling you to climb the ranks faster. It’s based on a highly instructive variation in the English Opening (1.c4). And with Grandmaster Michael Roiz shedding light on its diverse tactical ideas and positional themes, you’ll come out of the course stronger and more well-rounded.


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