On Tuesday, that is 6th May 2014, the field for the Norway Chess tournament in June was completed with Anish Giri of the Netherlands. He will play together with Levon Aronian, Magnus Carlsen, Alexander Grischuk, Vladimir Kramnik, Fabiano Caruana,  Veselin Topalov, Sergey Karjakin, Peter Svidler and Simen Agdestein, who qualified by beating Jon Ludvig Hammer in a rapid match.

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While the two rounds of U.S. Championship were in progress in St Louis, it was a continuous tensed affair, as ten of the twelve games played so far ended in draws.

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Magnus Carlsen took on the rest of Norway in a match on the VG website that is on Thursday 8th May 2014. The presenter of the event was Mads Andersen.

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Guildford 1 retains their 4NCL title on Monday most persuasively after winning all their matches and thus finishing on 14 points out of 7 matches.

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The 17th Bulgarian Children’s Cup “The Queen of Tarnovo” is a very popular event. This tournament smashes the participation record, gathering 255 players for the competitions that were held on 1st and 2nd of May, 2014 at hotel “Etar”, in the Old Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo.

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