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    September 19, 2022

    Aikhoje gets ’98 Olympiad gold medal!

    Nigerian International Master Odion Aikhoje finally receives the gold medal he earned on board two at the Elista Olympiad in…
    September 12, 2022

    2022 African Individual Championships (Lagos, Nigeria)

    In a few days, Africa’s top players will trek to Africa’s most populous city (25 million) Lagos for the African…
    August 25, 2022

    Kassa Korley seeking 3rd GM Norm

    IM Kassa Korley preparing for the Round 9 game against GM Tiger Hillarp Persson.Photo by Dansk Skak Union. Kassa Korley…
    August 20, 2022

    IM norm for Zimbabwe’s Zhemba Jemusse!

    Zhemba Jemusse, an untitled player, was competing in his first Olympiad in Chennai, India and was excited to experience the…
    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 10, 2022

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Uzbekistan, Ukraine win!

    2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #11 Tuesday, 9 August 2022 The famous Uzbek talents we’ve heard about for so long have…
    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…
      February 26, 2009

      The Drum goes to Qatar!

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