Ian Nepomniachtchi Wins the Candidates!

Congratulations to Ian Nepomniachtchi for winning the so-called 202x FIDE Candidates Tournament! The Candidates Tournament featured eight of the strongest grandmasters in the world in a double round robin. The winner of the Candidates

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Happy Birthday Tigran Petrosian!

Tigran Petrosian was nicknamed the “Iron Tiger.” Born in Armenia in 1929, he grew up in significant poverty, and saved money he earned sweeping streets to buy chess books by Nimzowitsch and Spielmann to

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Happy Birthday Bobby Fischer!

Robert James (Bobby) Fischer was born on this day in 1943, and is considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. Fischer became the youngest grandmaster in the world at

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In this Chess960 starting position, what surprising first move could you make as White?

(Click puzzle for solution)
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