A Map: Chess in the City (and It Is Downloadable!)
ByEditorsNov 08 — 4:00 AM
Image by Photo by Makar Bogdanov
New York City has a rich chess history. Now you can see it in one place.
From World Championships to street hustlers, New York City has it all when it comes to chess. We’ve produced a map that shows some of the highlights. The location of the first games ever played in a World Championship match; the spots where people can get a street game; and places where people can buy equipment. Best of all, the map is free. It can be downloaded here.
November 16, 2017 – The 2017 FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Series continued today in Palma de Mallorca with its final, fourth tournament, which will last well until the two winners are announced on November 25.
The world’s best chess players and chess establishment came together in Bellver Castle to celebrate the opening of the final leg of the FIDE 2017 World Chess Grand Prix Palma de Mallorca – a prestigious qualifier for the World Chess Candidates Tournament.
Katerina Lagno, one of the strongest Russian women-grandmasters won the historic Moscow Blitz Tournament, beating her fellow Russian Olympic team members Alexandra Kosteniuk, Valentina Gunina and Olga Girya.
After a draw against Ian Nepomniachtchi, Teimur Rajabov won the tournament. One of the strongest players, Rajabov had not won a major tournament lately, but has shown phenomenal form in Geneva and managed to overpower some of top world’s players
World’s best chess players, bankers, diplomats, watchmakers and businessmen came together to celebrate the opening of the FIDE World Chess Geneva Grand Prix at the Four Seasons Hotel. Geneva is now looking forward to 9 days of intense chess battles which will possibly determine a winner of the series.