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GM Avetik_ChessMood

The 1 Thing Every Champion Has in Common

WFM fla2021

Do not capture that pawn!

Following a complaint by the Ukrainian Chess Federation, Andrey Baryshpolets and Peter Heine Nielsen, the FIDE Ethics Commission has reprimanded FIDE president Arkady Dvorkovich and excluded the Russian Chess Federation from membership for 2 years. FIDE and Dvorkovich want to appeal the decision.

YouTuber Paralogical has analysed our free and open database of over 5 billion games to find The rarest move in chess in an entertaining and informative video! The open source code behind the analysis is available on GitHub.

Join us now on YouTube and Twitch for Round 4 of the UzChess Cup 2024, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar and featuring player camera feeds from the playing hall! GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov, Nodirbek Yakubboev and Yu Yangyi are currently sharing the lead with 2 out of 3 points.

Congratulations to GM Dmitry Andreikin for winning our Blitz Titled Arena June '24 with a 13-point lead! GM Akshat Chandra berserked all of his games to take 2nd place and IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher finished 3rd.

In just 3 hours, you'll have the chance to play against some of the titled players in our 3+0 Warm-up Arena before they enter the Blitz Titled Arena!

GM Magnus Carlsen took 1st place in Norway Chess 2024! Runner-up GM Hikaru Nakamura managed to climb back above 2800 in the live ratings and is now ranked 2nd in the world. GM Ju Wenjun won the women's section ahead of GM Anna Muzychuk, both undefeated in all 10 classical games of the tournament.

The final round of Norway Chess has started! Leader GM Magnus Carlsen plays GM Fabiano Caruana, while 2nd placed GM Hikaru Nakamura faces GM R Praggnanandhaa. In the women's section, reigning World Champion GM Ju Wenjun must not lose to her 2023 challenger GM Lei Tingjie to win the tournament.