Since we know now that chess is a sport, maybe it shouldn't be surprising that the chess community is resorting to sports-like behavior: boosterism, trash-talking and now wholesale poaching of the best collegiate players.
Case in point: This school year, Webster University has no chess team. Next y ... More >>
Liz Garbus' documentary, Bobby Fischer Against the World, made its premiere at the Tivoli Theatre last night.The most stunning moment of Bobby Fischer Against the World, the documentary making its premiere at the Tivoli Theatre last night, would be easy to miss if it weren't so eerie.
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Will Nakamura leave us searching for Bobby Fischer's record?It ain't exactly the Thrilla in Manilla, but it's being billed as the first-ever international chess match between two top-ranked players to be played in St. Louis since 1886. And the stakes are particularly high for one of the conte ... More >>