How Elite Chess Players Can Burn More Than 6,000 Calories Sitting Down – Men's Health

How Elite Chess Players Can Burn More Than 6,000 Calories Sitting Down – Men's Health

EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZGetty Images Over the five months that it took to complete the 1984 World Chess Championship in Moscow (between chess legend Garry Kasparov and then champion Anatoly Karpov), Karpov reportedly lost over 22 pounds. Despite both players’ protests, the championship was called off due their physical conditions. It is, so far, the only […]

The Worlds Of Hip-Hop & Chess Collide In A New Club For Young People – WUWM

The Worlds Of Hip-Hop & Chess Collide In A New Club For Young People – WUWM

WUWM’s Race & Ethnicity reporter Teran Powell talks with program coordinators and families about their interest in the Hip-Hop Chess Club. Hip-hop and chess may seem like an unlikely pair. But a new club has combined the two in a way that’s educating young people about the art of chess and the art of making […]

Perpetual nails first chess crown | Inquirer Sports – INQUIRER.net

Perpetual nails first chess crown | Inquirer Sports – INQUIRER.net

Perpetual Help captured its first senior’s chess title following a 3.5-.5 victory over Arellano U recently in NCAA Season 95 at San Beda campus. It was a sweet victory for the Altas, who finished third in the eight-round eliminations, as it nailed a first chess crown since joining the NCAA in 1985. Perpetual Help tore […]

25 Years Of The Week In Chess – Chess.com

25 Years Of The Week In Chess – Chess.com

The Week In Chess is a household name in the chess world and still the place to find the latest chess games, altogether and nicely sorted, for download. The first issue was published 25 years ago today. Mark Crowther, the publisher of the site, is from Clayton, a suburb of Bradford in northern England. He […]

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon – Chess.com

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon – Chess.com

Anish Giri played the longest tiebreak and eventually defeated Evgeniy Najer in the armageddon game. The third round of the FIDE World Cup starts on Monday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton […]

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup – Chess.com

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup – Chess.com

Hikaru Nakamura was eliminated from the FIDE World Cup after failing to win his return game with Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu. The Chinese GM Xu Xiangyu surprised again by knocking out Ernesto Inarkiev while Alireza Firouzja played a brilliant piece sacrifice. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch […]

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