A Chess Legend’s Barrier-Breaking Legacy

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

First Western-Born Chess Champ Since Fischer

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

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

Bobby Fischer vs. The Rebbe

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

Iranian Grandmaster Checkmates Israeli

Latest gambit in rivalry leaves no endgame in sight

Israeli Attains New Chess High

And Sharansky checkmates boxer Salita

All the Right Moves

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

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