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    August 14, 2022

    The Importance of Analytics for Chess Federations

    Data can be represented in so many forms, but its proper use can make a major difference in an organization’s…
    August 11, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Closing Ceremonies

    Uzbekistan proved that a new chess era has unfolded. The closing of the 2022 Chess Olympiad happened with an exciting…
    August 9, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #10

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #10 Monday, 8 August 2022 One day Dommaraju Gukesh was touted as a national hero having…
    August 8, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #9

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #9 Sunday, 7 August 2022 While Nodirbek Abdusattrov gets the most attention, Javokhir Sindarov has had…
    August 8, 2022

    Dvorkovich reelected FIDE President!

    A triumphant Arkady Dvorkovich acknowledges victory as Deputy President Viswanathan Anand looks on. Photo by David Llada. Arkady Dvorkovich was…
    August 7, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #8

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #8 Saturday, 6 August 2022 The plot thickened in round #8. Armenia toppled India 1 on…
    August 6, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #7

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #7 Friday, 5 August 2022 After round #7, things are heating up at the 2022 Chess…
    August 5, 2022

    Tshepiso Lopang wins ACC Presidency!

    Tshepiso Lopang, African Chess Confederation President 2022-2026Photo by Mark Livshitz For the past several months, there was tremendous energy on…
    August 4, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #6

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #6 Wednesday, 3 August 2022 Exciting action in round #6 at the 2022 Chess Olympiad today.…
    August 3, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #5

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #5 Tuesday, 2 August 2022 INDIA 2 Sitting: Baskaran AdhibanStanding (L-R): Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa, Dommaraju Gukesh, Nihal…
    August 2, 2022

    Sheripov withdraws from 2022 FIDE campaign

    Breaking news about the FIDE presidential race. Inal Sheripov, one of the four candidates for FIDE President has withdrawn from…
    August 2, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #4

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #4Monday, 1 August 2022 Today was an interesting day. We had some upsets in Round #4……
    August 1, 2022

    Two healing after Olympiad health crises

    During round three of the Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India, there were two attendees suffering health crises. Both received immediate…
    August 1, 2022

    Chat with Ian Wilkinson on 2022 FIDE Election

    Ian Wilkinson QC During the 2022 Chess Olympiad, The Chess Drum had an interview with Ian Wilkinson QC who had…
    August 1, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #3

    Round #3 in the massive Mahabalipuram Resort & Convention CenterPhoto by Mark Livshitz 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #3Sunday, 31 July…
    July 31, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #2

    Current World Champion Magnus Carlsen made his debut against Uruguayand had to play 90 moves to secure the win.Photo by…
    July 30, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #1

    LET THE GAMES BEGIN! The top board (Zimbabwe-India) was surrounded by dignitaries and a sea of photographers as they await…
    July 29, 2022

    African nations at Chennai Olympiad!

    African nations traveling to the 2022 Chess Olympiad have traditionally been up to the mark in colorful outfits. This Olympiad…
    July 29, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Opening Ceremonies

    At the Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 Chess Olympiad, the biennial event has officially begun. After only four months of…
    July 28, 2022

    The Emory Tate Pride… Andrew and Tristan break Internet

    As of late, Andrew and Tristan Tate have been a social media phenomenon exhibiting “Tate Pride” with their provocative statements…
    July 27, 2022

    Bartelski’s OlimpBase still draws fans

    Wojciech Bartelski started OlimpBase.org as a 25-year-old young man with the idea of documenting many important tournaments and team events…
    July 26, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad (Chennai, India)

    The 2022 Chess Olympiad is here! There is excitement brewing in Chennai as the organizing committee and the Tamil Nadu…
    July 24, 2022

    Tyrone Davis gives Gift of Chess to Nigeria

    National Master Tyrone Davis III graduated last month from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a degree in computer…
    July 22, 2022

    Discussion: The Future for Chess and FIDE

    Yesterday the Association of Chess Professionals held a roundtable hosting the FIDE Presidential Candidates on the future for chess. The…
    July 20, 2022

    Magnus Carlsen will NOT defend title!

    Magnus Carlsen Just over three hours ago, an announcement was made that Magnus Carlsen will not defend his title against…
    July 19, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad Preview

    In less than two weeks, the 2022 Chess Olympiad will open in Chennai, India after surviving the worst of a…
    July 14, 2022

    GM Kenny Solomon launches book!

    South African Grandmaster Kenny Solomon has collaborated with Dr. Lyndon Bouah to present his autobiography titled, My Game Plan: My…
    July 13, 2022

    Justus Williams pens article in Chess Life

    IM Justus Williams presented an article in Chess Life covering his participation in the Mid-American Open in St. Louis. While…
    July 12, 2022

    Tani Adewumi gets second IM norm!

    Tanitoluwa AdewumiPhoto by Renaissance Knights Chess Foundation In late April, Tanitoluwa Adewumi earned his first IM norm and yesterday he…
      February 26, 2009

      The Drum goes to Qatar!

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