‘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
Bobby Fischer vies for the 1972 World Chess Championship, takes on ‘the Russians and the Jews’
Can she reach grandmaster status, shatter gender barriers a la Judit Polgár?
A cautionary tale: ‘The Death’s Head Chess Club’ and other period fantasies are the inevitable next thing in Shoah fiction
Gray Lady cuts bridge column with ‘sadness’; nixed chess column 6 mos. ago
The chess world responds to Judit Polgar’s recently announced retirement
Norway’s Magnus Carlsen, 22, crowned World Chess Champion today
International chess champions Anna Zatonskih and Irina Krush play the game of life to a draw
The chess genius denied he was a Jew, but the Lubavitcher Rebbe disagreed. Who was right?
Latest gambit in rivalry leaves no endgame in sight
And Sharansky checkmates boxer Salita
A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages