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Should Carlsen decide now? – 28 May 2022
Magnus Carlsen announced that he might not defend the classical world champion title again. Is it unfair to his colleagues who compete at the forthcoming Candidates Tournament?
Is Pogchamps a good way to promote chess? – 13 Jun 2020
Chess.com runs a chess tournament on Twitch between popular gamers and streamers. For FIDE Chief marketing and communications officer David Llada Pogchamps is the best chess promotion in years. ChessTech editor Stefan Löffler sees it as an embarrassment for the contestants, the world’s biggest chess platform and ultimately our game.
Shall we move our tournament online? – 03 May 2020
Many chess events are getting canceled or postponed due to Covid-19. Is running it online a viable alternative? ChessTech has asked the organisers of two internationally known events who came to different conclusions.