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BOTW: Magnus, Magnus, Magnus

Our Best of the Web is an all Magnus Carlsen edition: with three live events in the next 10 days, and one intense online blitz session you can watch anytime...

BOTW: 2017.10.21

The start of the Schachbundesliga, two matches in the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, and the opening Round Robin in the world's strongest computer chess championship are this week's Best of the Web.
From the diagram, White to mate in 10.

Qiyu Zhou report on Jamaica Chess Festival

GM Maurice Ashley's Jamaica International Chess Festival took place Oct. 12-15, 2017.
Canadian WGM Qiyu Zhou wrote a report, illustrated by photos from her mom Penny, which you can read on ChessBase...

BOTW: 2017.10.04

Magnus Carlsen plays Gadir Guseinov in the last match in the first round of the Chess.Com Speed Chess Championship; the trailer to a documentary on the 1978 Karpov-Kortchnoi World Championship match; and TED talks by Judit Polgar and Jen Shahade are this week's Best of the Web...

BOTW: 2017.09.23

The 2017 Isle of Man International -- one of the strongest Swiss tournaments ever -- and the WYCC are this week's Best of the Web...

BOTW: 2017.09.12

Our Best of the Web is a translation of the Russian Sport-Express story on the Azmaiparashvili Incident at the 2017 FIDE World Cup...

BOTW: 2017.09.03

The 2017 World Cup -- the 128-player knock-out tournament for a seat in the Candidates -- starts in Tbilisi...

BOTW: 2017.08.23

A busy week in the Chess.com Speed Championship -- with three matches in eight days -- and a look back at the Sinquefield Cup and St.Louis Rapid and Blitz events through the player interviews are this week's Best of the Web...

BOTW: 2017.08.14

Garry Kasparov returns in the St.Louis Rapid and Blitz, and Lev Aronian is profiled in the New Yorker in this week's Best of the Web...

BOTW: 2017.08.02

The 2017 Sinquefield Cup and the Chess.com blitz match between Grischuk and Rapport are this week's Best of the Web.

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