Mind, Art, Experience: 10 Years of Chess & Culture in Saint Louis

“Mind, Art, Experience: 10 Years of Chess & Culture in Saint Louis” celebrates the best chess, art and culture from all 50 exhibitions held at the WCHOF since its 2011 relocation to Saint Louis, Missouri. The three-floor show features more than 120 artworks and artifacts, including pieces related to legendary World Champions Bobby Fischer, Anatoly […]

“One clear win and already tired of winning?” – An interview with Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov is one of the World Champions who is featured in the ChessBase NFT series. The 12th World Champion is a passionate stamp collector and immediately understood the idea. In an interview Karpov talks about NFTs, the story behind his brilliant win against Viktor Kortschnoi in the Candidates Final 1974, the World Championship match […]

Tata Steel R5: Shakh and Rapport join Vidit in the lead

Returning from the rest day, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Richard Rapport scored full points to join Vidit Gujrathi in the lead of the Tata Steel Masters tournament. Andrey Esipenko and Magnus Carlsen stand close behind, as the world champion both lived dangerously and got winning chances in his (drawn) game against Nils Grandelius. Meanwhile, Arjun Erigaisi […]

Kasparov and NFT

“It was special for me to present my journey with 1Kind [Crypto portal] in a series of NFTs that traced my life from childhood through my ever-busy ‘retirement,’” writes Garry Kasparov. “The project was all the more meaningful for me because 10% of the proceeds will go toward setting up a scholarship fund at the […]