Every year when the whole world is busy exchanging red roses around 1500 chess players gather in Parsippany, New Jersey to play some chess! That’s right, that’s how we chess players celebrate valentine’s day, by showing our love for the game! The Amateur East Team Championship has been a long running tradition for several chess […]
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Fabiano Caruana is an Italian/American Super Grandmaster. He is an amazing chess talent and considered by many as a potential world champion and one of the main rivals to Magnus Carlsen. Caruana recently moved back to US from Italy boosting the already strong US Chess team with the likes of Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So. It […]
New Jersey has been holding state championships since 1886, but none as strong as the 2015 NJ Open Championship held at the Hyatt Hotel in Morristown. Ten grandmasters and four international masters headed the field of over 240 players (including class and scholastic sections) for the three day Labor Day event.
Grandmaster Magesh Chandran Panchanathan has already been writing the well-received “Explore Opening Ideas” Thursday column for chess.com for three months now, along with friend and fellow Grandmaster Arun. However, I never did give him a proper introduction, and now I’m making some amends for that.