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LAGOS (Reuters) - A dozen children crowd around plastic tables in the Majidun neighbourhood of Lagos. Intently focused on plastic mats printed with chess boards, the children thoughtfully move pieces on the board as supervisors observe their moves.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian chess grandmaster Ian Nepomniachtchi clinched victory at the Candidates Tournament on Monday, earning him the chance to challenge Norway's Magnus Carlsen for the world title later this year.
IN Europe, the Super League lasted for all of 48 hours. In Malaysia, the rage over a school’s racial sports policy was stopped within two days.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The world's top chess players are set to resume a tournament in Russia on Monday after it was abruptly halted more than a year ago because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organisers banking on safety measures to ensure its completion this time around.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Chess grandmaster Levon Aronian said on Friday he was leaving Armenia and would represent the United States, citing what he said was Armenian officials' indifference to chess as one of the reasons.
LONDON (Reuters) - When Spanish player Carla Suarez Navarro had stomach pains and sickness last summer she suspected it was COVID-19.
(Reuters) - Russian Daniil Medvedev has become one of the smartest players in the men's game and like one of his nation's great chess players he invariably selects the right move.