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Sadorra and Lenderman win in Dallas
By WIM Dr. Alexey Root   
November 29, 2013
Sadorralead.jpgThe UT Dallas Grandmaster Invitational concluded and GM section winner Julio Sadorra's 2721 tournament performance brought him closer to his goal of playing on a high board for the Philippines at the next Olympiad.
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The US in the World Team: Loss to Armenia, Win vs. Egypt
By CLO   
November 29, 2013
Gata350.jpgAfter a tough loss to Armenia in round three of the World Team Championships, the US squad rebounded with a 3.5-0.5 victory over Egypt.
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UT-Dallas and Texas Tech Tie for Texas Collegiate Champs
By Al Lawrence   
November 28, 2013
Moradiabadi-Hernandez.jpgTexas Tech, host of the upcoming Pan-American Champs, tied with University of Texas at Dallas at the Texas Collegiate Champs. Texas Tech coach Onischuk and players GM Cristian, IM Gorovets annotate games.
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USA Beats Russia in World Team
By CLO   
November 27, 2013
NakamuraTurkey.JPGThe US squad beat Russia in round two of the World Team 3-1. Nakamura and Robson beat Kramnik and Vitiugov. Update: US lost to Armenia in round 3. 
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Nakamura & Kamsky Headline World Team Championship Squad
By CLO   
November 26, 2013
gmhikaru.jpegThe World Team Championship begins today in Antalya, Turkey. The US squad consists of World #4 Nakamura, US Champ Gata Kamsky and GMs Onischuk, Akobian and Robson. 
 

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Miami Sharks, 2013 US Chess League Champions!
By Kostya Kavutskiy   
November 25, 2013
Congratulations to the Miami Sharks, who won their first US Chess League Championship title. Kostya covers their playoff road and their final victory over the New York Knights. 
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Magnus Carlsen World Champion!
By GM Ian Rogers   
November 22, 2013
Magnus380.jpgMagnus Carlsen is our new World Champion! GM Ian Rogers reports on the critical moments of the road to the 22-year-old Norweigian's title victory.
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GM Invitational Kicks Off in Dallas
By WIM Dr. Alexey Root   
November 22, 2013
The University of Texas at Dallas Grandmaster Invitational just began, and WIM Alexey Root presents key round 1 games and details. 
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Chess Culture in the Philippines
By CLO   
November 21, 2013
WesleySolead.jpgFM Mike Klein, 2012 chess journalist of the year, now at chess.com, wrote an important piece on Filipino chess culture in wake of the Typhoon. Klein profiles players such as GM So (pictured).
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Carlsen Closes in on World Championship
By CLO   
November 21, 2013
Magnus Carlsen defended against Vishy Anand's vicious attack today until the current World Champion faltered and gave up the game. Update: Magnus Carlsen new World Champion!
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Moradiabadi Tops Kings Island
By Steve Immitt   
November 19, 2013
Elshan425.jpgGM Elshan Moradiabadi won the King's Island Open in Ohio on tiebreak over GM-elect Bryan Smith. See key games, upsets and more.
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Carlsen Maintains Lead in Chennai
By CLO   
November 19, 2013
Magnus300.jpgCarlsen and Anand drew games 7 & 8 at the World Championship and the young star maintains a two point lead. Yahoo Sports did a piece on Carlsen bringing style to chess.
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Chess at International Games Day
By Alan M. Kirshner, Ph.D.   
November 18, 2013
Alan M. Kirshner, inspired by a previous CLO article, writes about bringing chess to International Games Day at the Fremont Library in California.
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Rogers on Chennai: Carlsen Leads 4-2 after Anand Collapse
By GM Ian Rogers   
November 16, 2013
anandvcarlsen6thRd_007.jpgGM Ian Rogers reports on Magnus Carlsen's back to back victories in the World Championship in Chennai, India, giving him a resounding 4-2 lead. 
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Carlsen Takes Commanding Lead in Chennai
By CLO   
November 15, 2013
MagnusSlide5.jpgAfter four draws in the World Championship match in Chennai, India Magnus Carlsen won rounds five and six and now has a commanding 4-2 lead. 
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Rogers on Chennai: Carlsen & Anand Tied After Four Draws
By GM Ian Rogers   
November 13, 2013
AnandCarlsenlead.jpgGM Ian Rogers' report from the World Chess Championship in Chennai, India, includes annotations of games three and four and thoughts from Garry Kasparov. 
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