Chess: Magnus Carlsen ‘in a deep funk’ after latest defeat to Daniil Dubov | Sport

Magnus Carlsen’s erratic form since his 30th birthday a month ago suffered another dip on Wednesday…

Chess: England No 4 Gawain Jones wins online European Blitz Championship | Sport

Gawain Jones, the 33-year-old England No 4, scored a career-best success when the Yorkshireman won the…

How to get good at chess | Sport

The first thing to say about chess is that we are not all natural geniuses like…

Chess: Magnus Carlsen showcases his bullet skills with 11 straight wins | Sport

Magnus Carlsen returned to his favourite battlefield, online speed chess, on Monday as Norway’s world champion,…

Chess: Wesley So wins US title unbeaten as Hikaru Nakamura’s run ends tamely | Sport

Wesley So is the 2020 US champion after four days and 11 rounds of combative play…

Chess: Alireza Firouzja surges to target Magnus Carlsen’s all-time records | Sport

Alireza Firouzja, the 17-year-old fast rising star of international chess, is currently improving at a rate…

Chess’s cheating crisis: ‘paranoia has become the culture’ | Sport

In one chess tournament, five of the top six were disqualified for cheating. In another, the…

Chess: Kasparov and Carlsen undone by internet glitches after 55-move draw | Sport

Following their evocative 55-move draw last week in their first official game since 2004, both Garry…

India awarded chess gold with Russia after server outage leads to reprieve | Sport

India and Russia were declared the joint winners of a major international chess tournament in unprecedented…

England aiming for place in top group as 163-team Olympiad gets under way | Sport

It was as recently as March 2019, though like much else pre-Covid it seems an era…