7th Sharjah Masters Round 7: Daneshvar and Shankland in Joint Lead

By Andreas Kontokanis from Piraeus, Greece – Shankland Samuel, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=52473781 Lichess Coverage IM Irene Sukandar is covering the event for Lichess on our YouTube and Twitch at 11:00 UTC until 22 May! Schedule After Seven Rounds 17-year-old Bardiya Daneshvar is having a sensational tournament, reaching a tournament performance rating of 2905 after […]

7th Sharjah Masters Round 6: Aravindh in Sole Lead, 6 Players Close Behind

By Wolfgang Jekel – London_Chess_Classic_2016_Day5-16, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=79085828 Lichess Coverage IM Irene Sukandar is covering the event for Lichess on our YouTube and Twitch at 11:00 UTC until 22 May! Schedule After Six Rounds After winning against Saleh Salem in round 5, Aravindh played a quick draw as Black against Sam Shankland in round […]

7th Sharjah Masters 2024: Preview

Sharjah Masters The Sharjah Masters, hosted by the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club, is quickly becoming one of the strongest chess events on the calendar. Since its inception in 2017, it has been attracting a large contingent of the world’s strongest chess players. In this year’s edition, there are over 42 players rated above 2600 […]

Lichess Game of the Month: March 24

The English Opening (1.c4) is considered to be a flexible and strategical chess opening. Whether you like to play c4 in your first moves as White as well or whether you need to check it as Black, this blog post is for you. By April 5th, several of your best games of March were shared […]