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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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The Age of Bad Holocaust Novels

A cautionary tale: ‘The Death’s Head Chess Club’ and other period fantasies are the inevitable next thing in Shoah fiction

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The ‘New York Times’ Is So Hot Right Now

Gray Lady cuts bridge column with ‘sadness'; nixed chess column 6 mos. ago

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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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Iranian Grandmaster Checkmates Israeli

Latest gambit in rivalry leaves no endgame in sight

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Israeli Attains New Chess High

And Sharansky checkmates boxer Salita

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All the Right Moves

A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages