Month: May 2017


The Grand Prix: Everything you need to know about Fide’s flagship event and why it’s so controversial

By Leon Watson / On / In Chess news

Fide’s big event, the Grand Prix, is back for another round starting today in Moscow. Here are all the details and main talking points. What is it? The Grand Prix is a series of four elite-level tournaments taking place from February to November. It is organised by Fide, or more specifically Fide’s commercial arm Agon/World Chess. …

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How to improve at chess? USCF rating increases 300pts in 1 year – here’s how

By David Kramaley / On / In Case studies, Chess improvement, Chessable reviews, Learning chess

How to improve at chess? This is a question we all ask ourselves at one point or another. It’s the reason why I read all the science there is on Chess and started Chessable! Recently, I got news that one of our users made some remarkable improvement, 300 over the board points in one single year. I …

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