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October 2021

Lopez wins DavNorRapid Chess Tilt

ASEAN Para Games veteran and new national master Henry Lopez recently got a 7/10 score in an unbeaten streak to win the 2021 DavNor Quick Tournament.The first round saw NM Lopez lock the horns with chess prodigy NM Christian Gian Arca…

Michigan vs Nebraska Match Recap

The Michigan Wolverines advanced to 6-0 in a chaotic 32-29 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. It was a very different Wolverines offense that took hold at Lincoln today as Cade McNamara threw for a career-high 255 yards on a…

Castle or not castle?

As we all know, Hamlet's famous question "to be or not to be?" basically meant "to live or not to live?" »In chess, when deciding whether or not to castling your king, in many cases you are choose between the…

5 accounts to follow and learn

Why has learning to play chess on Twitch recently exploded? Last year, chess grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura started broadcasting on this platform and has averaged 2,000 viewers. With the escalating pandemic, that has grown to 18,000…

Who invented chess?

CHESS is considered the world's best-selling board game, with around three million copies sold each year in the United States alone. Chess has had a checkered history and has been banned in many countries over the years, most notably by…

Top Caribbean chess player T&T

Trinidad and Tobago chess player Alan-Safar Ramoutar has been awarded a score of 2,400 by the International Chess Federation, the highest in the English-speaking Caribbean.The 18-year-old, who is now Trinidad and Tobago's highest ranked…

New Azul game announced

Plan B Games has announced the latest in its popular series of Azul board games. Last month, Plan B Games announced Azul: Queen's Garden, the fourth installment in the popular series. Details on the new Azul are scarce,…