Bobby Fischer

American Chess Grandmaster

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Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

29 Nov 2018

Carlsen defeats Caruana in tie-breakers to retain World Chess Championship

Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen, who has been the undisputed king of chess since winning the World Championship from Vishwanathan Anand, managed to retain his position on top after beating American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana in tie-breakers.

World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy

14 Nov 2018

World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is currently defending his title against America's Caruana and the 12-match game is yet to produce a leader.

The mad genius of Mikhail Tal

19 Aug 2018

The mad genius of Mikhail Tal

Mikhail Tal was the 8th Chess World Champion. The Soviet Grandmaster is widely regarded as a creative genius and one of the best attacking players in the world.

Garry Kasparov: The chess player who broke all records

06 Aug 2018

Garry Kasparov: The chess player who broke all records

Considered by many as the greatest chess player who ever lived, Garry Kasparov is a genius par excellence.

The mad genius of Bobby Fischer

01 Aug 2018

The mad genius of Bobby Fischer

American chess icon, Bobby Fischer, is one of the greatest chess players of all time.

Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?

30 Jul 2018

Explainer: What are the different formats of chess?

Internationally, chess is played in three formats, namely, classical, blitz and rapid; the main difference being time allotted to make a move.

5 best chess games of all time

29 Jul 2018

5 best chess games of all time

In the history of chess, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of masterpieces that can be studied to learn the beauty of the game.

These are the best chess players of all time

18 Jul 2018

These are the best chess players of all time

Chess is a unique game in its own accord.