We’ve already reached Round 10 of the 2014 Chess Olympiad in Tromsø, Norway. There are some big matchups today including what Chessdom calls a “Mega game” between French GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime and Chinese GM Wang Yue. This game could help decide overall team performance as well as individual medals for the two players.
- New chess rules went into effect recently
- Magnus Carlsen was the first man to win the chess Triple Crown, but not the first person
- People in 1859 thought that newfangled chess contraption was rotting their kids’ minds