What a month for the chess world! There are many events around the globe that are fighting for the attention of the chess audience, but two definitely top the bunch. The Candidates Tournament, Tuesday, March 8 - Tuesday March 29, features eight of the best players, and the winner qualifies to challenge World Champion Magnus Carlsen to the supreme chess title.
Two American grandmasters will be participating, Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana.
In the meantime, the Women’s World Chess Championship is already underway.