Chess News from NY Times


Checkmate or Stalemate? Carlsen and Caruana Draw Again

- Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:53:51 GMT

The world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana has completed eight of its 12 scheduled games. Every one has ended in a draw.

Horacio Cardo, Illustrator With a Political Edge, Is Dead at 74

- Tue, 30 Oct 2018 23:02:47 GMT

Mr. Cardo’s phantasmagorical paintings and collages offered compelling commentary on war, social issues and Freudian psychoanalysis.

How I Fell for an ‘I’m the Man’ Man

- Fri, 26 Oct 2018 04:00:01 GMT

Stung by divorce, a high-earning professional tries to recast herself in the dating world as a woman in need of male protection.

Judge John Hodgman on the Ethics of Chess-Strategy Books

- Thu, 23 Aug 2018 14:35:04 GMT

Is reading them a form of plagiarism?

Checkmate Averted: U.K. Reversal Opens Door for Chess Prodigy, 9, to Stay Put

- Fri, 10 Aug 2018 18:40:38 GMT

Shreyas Royal’s father said the British authorities had decided to allow him to apply for a new work visa based on his son’s talent.

He’s 9, a Chess Prodigy and Must Leave the U.K., Officials Say

- Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:55:44 GMT

The family of Shreyas Royal, who was born in India, is fighting to stay in Britain once the father’s work visa runs out.

Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian Chess Grandmaster, Is Dead at 85

- Fri, 11 May 2018 20:57:50 GMT

He was among the world’s best chess players for more than 15 years, but his career was eclipsed by better-known and more talented contemporaries.

Anatoly Lein, an Émigré Chess Grandmaster, Dies at 86

- Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:56:00 GMT

Mr. Lein was a star in the Soviet Union before leaving for the United States, where he remained a top competitor.

Why I Left Iran to Play Chess in America

- Fri, 29 Dec 2017 11:20:24 GMT

My old team cared more about the scarf covering my hair than the brain under it.

Saudi Arabia Blocks Israel’s Chess Team From World Championships

- Tue, 26 Dec 2017 21:01:23 GMT

The team’s seven players are demanding financial compensation after being unable to obtain the visas they needed to attend the competitions.