Is Fabiano Caruana the Next Bobby Fischer?

After his victory at the 2018 Candidates Tournament, Fabiano Caruana, then 26-years-old, finally qualified to challenge reigning World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen for the World Championship title this November in London. If he beats Magnus Carlsen in their match, Fabiano Caruana will become the first American to win the chess crown since Bobby Fischer’s convincing victory […]

Chess Around the City

By Haoyuan Mo, 2022 Intern While many only play chess in their school or clubs at their school there are also many different chess-related events involving chess that take place around New York City. These include free chess tournaments that anyone new york city student can attend, hosted by different organizations like chess in the …

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Summer Youth Employment Program 2022 Introduction: Haoyuan

By Haoyuan Mo I’m a rising senior in Edward R. Murrow high school which is considered a well-known high school for chess which was established by Mr.Weiss.(Eliot Weiss) I have learned a lot in these past 6 months playing chess within the school’s chess team and at tournaments outside of school. These tournaments are hosted …

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Mongolia wins the first Intercontinental Online Championship for Prisoners

Team Mongolia became the winner of the first Intercontinental Online Chess Championship for Prisoners after defeating Team Zimbabwe in the final of the biggest ever chess event among correctional facilities. The event was organized by FIDE and the Cook County (Chicago, IL, USA) Sheriff’s Office and coincided with the International Day of Education in Prison. …

Mongolia vs. Zimbabwe in the final, Georgia dominates women’s tournament

The teams of Mongolia and Zimbabwe will battle it out tomorrow (CET 10:00) for the gold in the first Intercontinental Online Chess Championship for Prisoners – the biggest ever chess event among correctional facilities. Both teams topped their groups in the championship stage today. Mongolia was the first team to progress to the final by winning …