Chess4Solidarity holds event with Gaza hostages' families

The competition was largely centered around "the missing player."

The Game of Queens: Why do women have a lower ceiling in chess?

In checking gender bias in chess playing, New York researchers find parents and coaches shortchange girls’ potential. 

Iranian chess player who removed hijab gets Spanish citizenship

The 26-year-old has told Reuters she had no regrets over her gesture in support of the protest movement against her country's clerical leadership.


Three chess players removed from int'l competition for boycotting Israelis

The Tunisian chess players who boycotted the Israeli players were booted from the competition.

Young Israeli chess champions crowned amid rocket fire

The champions will get the chance to represent Israel at the World Championship and European Championship.

Iranian chess player was warned not to return to Iran after competing without hijab

The Iranian chess player had received multiple phone calls in which individuals warned her against returning home after the tournament.

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