7 great places to play chess in London

By Leon Watson / On / In Chess news

It is arguably the most anticipated match for a generation – when Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play for the World Chess Championship in London next month players and fans around the world will be holding their breath. Is the champion under real threat of losing his crown to his younger opponent, after a year …

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Grandmaster tips: Improve your chess skills, not just your knowledge

By Alex Colovic / On / In Chess improvement, Learning chess

Grandmaster ALEX COLOVIC blogs on the importance of not neglecting your basic chess skills People often forget the difference between the two types of study there are in chess. One type of study is the acquirement of knowledge. Players accumulate knowledge of openings, middlegames, endgames, they know what a best line is in a certain …

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