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 […]

Mackenzie v. Mackenzie


Last month I received a surprise e-mail from Mackenzie Molner, a grandmaster who is launching a “chess academy” at He asked if I would be interested in having him write a guest post for my blog, as a way of cross-promoting both my blog and his website. I had never spoken with Mac before, […]