New Training Material

Chess tutors and coaches are always looking out for new material. I am pleased to report there is a new magazine aimed at juniors that is crammed full of excellent puzzles and problems. I first saw a copy of Rochade Kids – a new German chess magazine –...

Battle Commences!

The 24th Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge has now started. Schools all across the United Kingdom have received their boxes full of prizes and everything else required to run the initial phase of the tournament. The UKCC will be the first tournament for the...

6th London Chess Conference

The London Chess Classic has established itself as one of the most important tournaments on the international calendar. Apart from the main event (which saw a great triumph for Hikaru Nakamura) the Classic offers a rich and varied festival of events, including...

World Champions of 2018

A short time ago we posted about the World Chess Championships of 2018. Both champions managed to retain their titles after tough struggles in both competitions. Congratulations to women’s champion Ju Wenjun, who won a KO tournament, and to Magnus Carlsen who...

2018 World Chess Championship

The 2018 World Chess Championship starts today at The College, Holborn, London. Champion Magnus Carlsen will play 12 games against challenger Fabiano Caruana in what should prove to be a very tough match indeed. The official website can be found here. Further reports...