Chess Olympiad 2018: The stars that won’t battle in Batumi

The Chess Olympiad is one of the most exciting events in chess – its pits nation against nation and the best against the best. But for this year’s tournament in Batumi, Georgia, there will be several big names missing. Here are some of the stars you won’t be seeing at the chess world’s biennial 11-round team […]

Candidates Tournament 2018: The Ultimate Preview

As the players arrive in Berlin for the start of the 2018 Candidates Tournament, our writer BRYAN CASTRO brings us his ultimate tournament preview: Finding a Challenger From March 10, eight of the top players in the world will be battling it in the Candidates Tournament to see who will face Magnus Carlsen for the […]