Arlington Chess Club

Brief Calendar


  • Friday Ladder:
    Nov. 7, 14, 21 (28-closed)
  • Friday Action: Nov. 14
  • DC Chess League: Nov. 21
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Nov. 22

  • Friday Ladder:
    Dec. 5, 12, 19 (26-closed)
  • Friday Action: Dec. 12
  • Holiday Party!!: Dec. 12
  • DC Chess League: Dec. 19
  • Sat. Action-Plus: Dec. 20

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Club Newswire

Our newswire covers club news and local tournaments as well as any particularly unique or interesting chess articles, videos and other items from around the web. We leave coverage of most other national and international events to TWIC, Chessbase and others, though we do cover really big events.

November 7-28, 2014 **SPECIAL** - Updated After Each Round

One-Stop Round By Round: 2013 World Championship

We are providing round by round one-stop coverage of the World Championship from the official site and all of the major chess news websites ... here.

Game 9: Quick Draw

Game 8: Simple Draw

Game 7: 2nd Longest WC Draw Ever

Game 6: Carlsen Strikes!

Game 5: Another Draw

Game 4: Quiet Draw

Game 3: Anand Crushes Back!

Game 2: Carlsen Crushes!

Game 1: Anand's Lost Chances

November 5, 2014

World Championship Preview (Video)

"You never know. Anand could easily win if Carlsen is not on absolutely top form, and in 2014 we haven't really seen ... here.

November 3, 2014

World Championship Preview

A year ago, Magnus Carlsen won his match desisively against Vishy Anand and became the second youngest World Champion ... here.

October 30, 2014

Tashkent Grand Prix

While you wait for the World Chess Championship to start on Nov. 7, the strongest tournament under way that you ... here.

October 29, 2014

How Much Is a Ticket to the World Chess Championship?

35,000 Russian rubles. That's how much a ticket to the upcoming World Chess Championship will cost you. That's 827 U.S. dollars ... here.

October 28, 2014

10 Things Good Chess Players Don't Do

"Good chess players don't look for training shortcuts," says Yuri Markushin, writing on The ChessWorld site. Nor are they ... here.

October 27, 2014

Is Chess Solvable?

The game of checkers has been completely solved, but is that possible for chess? Murray Campbell, one of the developers of Deep Blue, ... here.

October 20, 2014

World Juniors

More than 200 players from 45 countries took part in the World Juniors, which concluded on Oct. 19 in Pune, ... here.

October 19, 2014

Millionaire Chess

GM Wesley So has taken the top prize of $100,000 in the Millionaire Chess Tournament in Las Vegas. The tournament had ... here.

October 18, 2014

When to Break Rules in Chess

Everybody knows that you shouldn't move the pawns around your king, right? Sometimes it's okay, says GM Gregory Serper, who ... here.

October 17, 2014

Houdini vs. Komodo

After 10 rounds, Houdini 4 is in the lead at TCEC, now renamed the Top Computer Chess Championship. Houdini 4 has ... here.

October 10, 2014

The 10 Chess Pieces Least Likely to Survive a Game

Which chess piece is least likely to survive a chess game? White's d-pawn, which has only a ... here.

October 8, 2014

World Junior Championship

In what may be the strongest World Junior Championship ever, this year's tournament got under way on Oct. 5 in Pune, India. ... here.

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