The Return of the FIDE Candidates Tournament

The chess world is preparing for the return of the FIDE Candidates Tournament, which resumes on Monday 19 April, in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg. Little did we suspect that when my friend and colleague, Leon Watson, wrote about the impending start of the tournament back in February 2020, we would get to April 2021 […]

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 […]