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Chess Loses Two Greats

Remembering Mark Taimanov and Mark Dvoretsky

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Election Got You Bummed Out? Stressed? Play Some Chess.

Let the game of kings provide you with an ancient, soothing remedy: a deep and intimate engagement with people

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Fischermania

‘Pawn Sacrifice’ tells the story of the 1972 World Chess Championship in Iceland, a Cold War match between Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union and American Bobby Fischer

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Current Movie Crush: ‘Pawn Sacrifice’

Bobby Fischer vies for the 1972 World Chess Championship, takes on ‘the Russians and the Jews’

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Carissa Yip, 11, is Youngest Female Chess Master in U.S. History

Can she reach grandmaster status, shatter gender barriers a la Judit Polgár?

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A Chess Legend’s Barrier-Breaking Legacy

The chess world responds to Judit Polgar’s recently announced retirement

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First Western-Born Chess Champ Since Fischer

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, 22, crowned World Chess Champion today

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A Passionate Rivalry Between Two Women—On the Chess Board and Everywhere Else

International chess champions Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush play the game of life to a draw

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Bobby Fischer vs. The Rebbe

The chess genius denied he was a Jew, but the Lubavitcher Rebbe disagreed. Who was right?

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Coalition of the Nerds

Israel and India, dominant at the World Chess Championship last week, share tourists, trade, and values

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Sundown: Obama Supplicates Abbas

Plus remembering Fischer and Uncle Leo, and more

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Sundown: ‘Jews Are Not Indians’

Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more

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