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  1. Arianne Caoili 1986-2020

    Arianne Caoili, a former Oceania women's chess champion, Women International Master, and an incredibly versatile human being, has died due to the consequences of a car crash. Caoili, the wife of Armenia's number one grandmaster GM Levon Aronian, w...
  2. Femme Batale Raises $3,397 For Fight Against Coronavirus

    The second Femme Batale show, a women's continental clash between Europe and North America held last Saturday, raised $3,397 for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The match starred IM Anna Rudolf, WGM Jennifer Shahade, WFM Alexandra Bote...
  3. FIDE Candidates: Alekseenko, Carlsen, Giri, MVL Speak Out

    While the FIDE Candidates tournament was stopped at the halfway point and almost all players are now back home, the situation surrounding GM Teimour Radjabov is still the talk of the town. In this report we've collected comments in other media sou...
  4. 50 Years Ago Today, USSR-Rest Of The World Started

    Today, half a century ago, one of the greatest chess events of the 20th century started in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Virtually all of the top players in the world participated in this match between the Soviet Union and the Rest of the World. The eve...
  5. Azerbaijan National Team Writes Open Letter Regarding Radjabov, Candidates

    Members of the national chess team of Azerbaijan have written an open letter in which they demand that FIDE puts GM Teimour Radjabov back into the Candidates tournament. Meanwhile, GM Sergey Karjakin has expressed his support for Radjabo...