Karpov is back home

The news from Russia about Karpov’s accident and state of health have been confusing and contradictory. In the end, it appears as if everything was far less serious than reported and Karpov was able to send greetings to the Karpov Festival in Cap d’Agd…

Queen’s Gambit Declined with …h6 with FM Zaur Tekeyev [TCW Academy]


Are you looking for a serious upgrade to your anti-1.d4 repertoire? If you play Queen’s Gambit Declined (QGD) with black pieces I have great news for you. FM Zaur Tekeyev is here to present a trendy novelty when it comes to QGD! *** 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 h6 […]

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GM Noel Studer: It’s insane that chess.com knew Hans likely cheated over 100 times and would have let him play in CGC

After 19-year-old American grandmaster Hans Niemann defeated Magnus Carlsen in the third round of the Sinquefield Cup 2022, the World Chess Champion decided to withdraw from the event. Rumors that Magnus Carlsen suspected Niemann was cheating started spreading over social medias and the “Carlsen – Niemann” controversy is the top news in mass medias ever since. Hans Niemann confessed cheating online in […]