Another Day, Another Step for Nepo


With a 14-move draw today against GM Hikaru Nakamura, it’s another step closer to returning to a World Championship match for GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, who leads the 2022 FIDE Candidates Tournament by two full points with two rounds to ply.

Check Is In The Mail: July 2022



With the Fourth of July approaching, I decided to make the theme of this month’s article (Yes, there is sometimes a theme!) fireworks. So, this month I tried to include just decisive games, hopefully where there was some interesting or exci…

Master Chess Web Show (20)

This weeks show featured games from rounds 4 through 9 of the Candidates tournaments. We looked at four White wins, including Radjabov – Nakamura which seriously damaged the American’s chances of qualifying.

Next week we’ll cover the…