24-year-old Russian Grandmaster Daniil Dubov has been on fire since chess moved online. He beat Sergey Karjakin, Ding Liren and Hikaru Nakamura in knockout matches to win the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge, and has beaten Magnus Carlsen in individual games in 3 consecutive tournaments. In a big new interview he talks in length about Carlsen and Kasparov, why there are only 5-6 players really working the right way to be no. 1, how the likes of Botvinnik and Tal would fare if transported to the present, and much more.
The European Chess Club Cup was held in Rhodes from the 20-26th October, with the Czech team of Novy Bor pulling off a sensational victory ahead of the big favourites from Azerbaijan and Russia
The 66th Russian Championship came to an end on the 14th October 2013 - a red letter day for Peter Svidler. The Chess24 author won the world’s toughest national championship for a record-breaking 7th time, surpassing the six USSR...
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