Movie Review – Life of a King

Chess is a game of redemption and nobody knows about redemption more than ex-felon Eugene Brown. After spending a significant portion of his life incarcerated in a federal prison after a botched bank robbery, Eugene learned the depths of chess philosophy behind bars. According to him, chess was a distraction from the depressing and dangerous […]

Sochi to host FIDE World Championship

For weeks now, the international chess community has wondered where the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand would be held. Recently, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) announced that it was extending the opportunity for cities to bid on hosting the championship because at the 30-Apr-14 deadline, no cities had placed a bid. […]

Wesley So Coming to the USCF

Some people believe that he could be a future chess World Champion and now, he just might do it carrying the banner of the United States. Grandmaster Wesley So, who is ranked 15th in the world, recently announced through Susan Polgar’s chess blog that he will be switching from the National Chess Federation of the […]

God and Chess

Chess is life, but life may not be a chess game. If you have ever done a Google image search for the word chess, then you might have noticed that there are many interesting digital interpretations of the game that include the armies of good and evil fighting each other on massive chessboards that span […]