Chess in Uzbekistan

By Zokir Istamkulov Warm greetings from Uzbekistan, native country of 105th Premier Chess Podcast Guest Timur Garayev! The great love of the population, especially youth, for chess, and what is most important, without age restrictions contributed to the creation in March 1996 of Uzbekistan Chess Federation, which represents chess players of our country in the …

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2022-2023 Grand Prix Standings after 2 Tournaments

By National Master Evan Rabin We have now completed the first two tournaments of the 4th Annual Premier Chess Grand Prix (2022-2023). As a reminder, at the end of the year we will be giving Amazon gift cards to the top 3 finishers of the Grand Prix, which has this scoring system: -3 points for 1st …

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Chess Calendar 2023

2023 sees a new classical World Chess Champion crowned for the first time in a decade, as Ian Nepomniachtchi takes on Ding Liren for the title vacated by Magnus Carlsen. There’s a new $2 million Chess.com Championship, combining the best of the Meltwat…

“What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (62)

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer” Bruce Lee A quick reminder how it works: Have a look at the position for 1 minute (watch the clock) Think about the choices in front of you and pick the one you feel it is … Continue reading ““What Say You?” The 1 Minute Challenge (62)”

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