Alexandra Kosteniuk survives some trouble in her complicated encounter against Zhansaya Abdumalik, and the game ends in a draw. The same result was agreed in the game between Alina Kashlinskaya and An... 8 Likes 2 Retweets
After 5 rounds at #FIDEWomenGrandPrix in Munich, former women's world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk leads by a substantial margin. The tournament returns from a free day with Round 6 today, don't miss... 9 Likes 1 Retweets
The FIDE officials played a simul against the inmates and talked to the prison administration about the positive impact of the Chess for Freedom programme on the re-socialization and behaviour of the... 5 Likes
Deputy Chair of the FIDE Management Board Dana Reizniece-Ozola and FIDE Legal Director Aleksandr Martynov visited the Penitentiary Home in Belgrade, Serbia, this week. #ChessForFreedom More info: htt... 18 Likes
He was a popular, respected figure and one of the world's leading authorities in endgames. His theoretical contribution to chess includes his namesake variation in the King's Indian Defense and severa... 20 Likes
The recently deceased Yuri Averbakh would have turned 101 today. Born in 1922, he was the oldest living Grandmaster at the time of his death (May 7, 2022). He was a USSR champion (1954) and Candidate... 86 Likes 5 Retweets
The game was a Sicilian Taimanov, with Team Paehtz sacrificing an exchange for an attack on the king. Team Muzychuk defended well, and a draw was agreed in the position shown in the photo. Today the... 16 Likes 1 Retweets
As part of the gala, a game of chess was played on a floor chessboard, between two teams captained by GMs Mariya Muzychuk (White) and Elisabeth Paehtz (Black), with sponsors, friends, other players an... 12 Likes
The charity auction that took place featured various items and services, including a chessboard signed by World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri and others, that raised 1550€. All... 4 Likes
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