Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Lots of Good Chess at the Moment

The US Chess Championship is taking place this week and next week in St. Louis. You can watch live coverage (starting 2 PM Eastern each day) at It's also being aired live on Fox Sports Midwest. I'm guessing that there isn't much to compete with on weekday afternoons. You can see a commercial here:

The highest rated player in the US, Hikaru Nakamura, is skipping the US Championship to compete in an even more prestigious event in Norway. That tournament includes the World Champion and his next challenger, so it's an impressive field. Those games can be seen live with commentary in English here:

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