Chess Club – UND The Dakota Student

Chess Club – UND The Dakota Student

The best club you’ve never heard of Every now and then, I find a club which deserves to do better. One that is a legitimate joy on our campus, yet so few know about. In this story, I will be talking about one such club, the UND Chess Club. What first amazed me about the […]

Students battle it out for chess honours – The Northern Daily Leader

Students from across the region have come together on a chess battlefield. Chess honours on the line Concentration: Lachlan Elliott from Nemingha Public School contemplates a move. Play to win: Laura Seach was part of the St Mary’s Catholic Primary School team. All smiles: Devika Wilson from Ben Venue Public School Armidale and Jennifer Sung, […]

Chess legend Garry Kasparov is coming to Disrupt NY – TechCrunch

Chess legend Garry Kasparov is coming to Disrupt NY – TechCrunch

Garry Kasparov is widely considered the greatest chess player in history, but it was his historic match against IBM’s Deep Blue that cemented him as a household name. His loss became emblematic of humanity’s changing relationship with machines, computers, and information — especially artificial intelligence. Kasparov tells the story of that match, and of the […]

FIDE Claims Ilyumzhinov's Resignation, President Denies – Chess.com

FIDE Claims Ilyumzhinov's Resignation, President Denies – Chess.com

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov denies that he will step down as FIDE President. Today the FIDE website brought this remarkable news, which was confirmed to Chess.com by Executive Director of FIDE, Nigel Freeman. However, Berik Balgabaev, Ilyumzhinov’s assistant, called it “fake news.” Photo: David Llada. “At the end of the Presidential Board meeting in Athens, Kirsan [Ilyumzhinov] stated that he resigned. An extraordinary […]