A fourth successive draw in the World Chess Championship in London between titleholder Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana was preceded by a curious incident when a clip of the American challenger's confidential preparation was uploaded to YouTube before being swiftly taken down.
Defending champion Magnus Carlsen and US challenger Fabiano Caruana produced a third successive draw in their world chess title challenge match in Central London today.
Carlsen set to defend world chess title against Caruana as women's champion Ju's title defence proceeds smoothly
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway will start the defence of his title in London tomorrow against Fabiano Caruana of the United States.
Mike Rowbottom: As London awaits world chess title challenge the memories of Fischer and Spassky's Match of the Century still reverberate
Tomorrow, in central London, Norway's defending world chess champion Magnus Carlsen will start the defence of his title against US challenger Fabiano Caruana. The 12-game match will be played at The College, in Holborn, under the auspices of an international organisation with the most inapt of mottos, namely "Gens Una Sumus" - We Are One People.
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with members of the national team ahead of the 43rd Chess Olympiad due to start tomorrow in the Georgian city of Batumi.
Bidding has opened for the 2020 World Chess Candidates, the tournament where eight grandmasters play each for the chance of a shot at the World Championship title.
Russian grandmaster Garry Kasparov has been warned by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) that he may be referred to its Ethics Commission after he announced plans for a comeback.
The World Chess Championship remains all square after a second draw between Norway's defending champion Magnus Carlsen and Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin at the Fulton Market Building in New York City.
Mike Rowbottom: Tygart moves to check Russia in sport’s latest chess game as FIDE targets Trump Tower
Travis Tygart, head of the US Anti-Doping Agency, has written an op-ed commentary piece for the New York Times this week asserting that Russia should be “indefinitely banned” from all international sporting competition if doping allegations during the Sochi 2014 Winter Games are proven - allegations that, if substantiated, he regards as a “violation of the very essence of sport".
A new host is being sought for this year's World Schools Chess Championship after it was decided to withdraw the event from Tunisia because of security concerns.
World Chess Federation President temporarily steps down after named on US sanctions list for links to Syria
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, the Russian President of the World Chess Federation (FIDE), has asked for his authority to be temporarily suspended after he was placed on a United States blacklist.
The International Chess Federation (FIDE) is considering an unlikely bid to become part of the Winter Olympic Games, it has been reported.