Speedy Caruana can’t break through Carlsen’s defences: Our Round 2 report

The thrills and spills of Round 1 were, unfortunately, long gone. In comparison, Game 2 of the Magnus Carlsen Vs Fabiano Caruana World Chess Championship match proved to be a bit of a damp squib. It was “insipid”, the chess journalist John Saunders told Your Correspondent, perhaps a little harshly. While yesterday’s dicey draw lasted […]

Team Carlsen Vs Team Caruana: Our World Chess Championship event

Hey Team Carlsen or Team Caruana supporters, we have an announcement for you. There are three weeks to go and we’re beginning to get excited. No, not about the World Chess Championship – about our BIG CHESSABLE MEET-UP! Yes, we’re putting on a night of chess, fun and chat in London to celebrate Magnus Carlsen’s defence […]

Can Fabiano Caruana beat Magnus Carlsen? We asked 7 chess masters

Fabiano Caruana takes on Magnus Carlsen for the World Chess Championship

We all know the big match is approaching – but can Fabiano Caruana beat Magnus Carlsen? The winner-takes-all World Chess Championship is without a doubt the game’s prestige event. Last time, when Carlsen faced the Russian Sergey Karjakin, the Norwegian champ was taken to tie-breaks, but no-one seriously thought he would lose. >> Try our […]

7 great places to play chess in London

Simpsons in the strand ( a great and historic place to play chess in london)

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 […]

Ding Dong! Two new badges, interview with John + do you want to join Team Chessable?

London’s iconic clock-tower may be covered with scaffolding right now (it’s undergoing repair work), but on Chessable it’s on show in all its glory. That’s because we’ve created a new “Big Ben” badge for you to collect to go alongside our brilliant new London System book released this week. The Agile London System by Holmes […]

Will there be trash-talking with Magnus? Oh yeah, no doubt, says Fabiano Caruana

We couldn’t help ourselves. Less than 24 hours after Fabiano Caruana won the Candidates tournament in Berlin to secure a world title tilt against Magnus Carlsen we were onto him. Most of all we wanted to know when the trash-talking would start! But also what the new World Chess Championship challenger’s relationship with the champion […]