chess Archives

Blitz: Ablaze to Publish Chess Manga from Shonen Jump in September
Blitz, the hit chess manga serialized in Shonen Jump, immerses readers into the "game of kings," where intuition and mental agility are precious assets on the way to victory! Chess grandmaster and World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov makes his manga debut in the series, written by Cédric Biscay and Harumo Sanazaki with artwork by Daitaro Nishihara. "Blitz Vol[...]
 Scholar's Mate
Scholar's Mate is a new YA graphic novel by Chris Kindred and Coleman Engle about the valedictorian at a science and tech high school who discovers a passion for competitive chess in his senior year, putting him into conflict with his parents' plans for his future Kiara Valdez at First Second has bought publishing rights to the graphic[...]
ABLAZE Announces Chess Manga Blitz and Heavenly Demon Reborn!
ABLAZE publishing announced two new titles from the East this week: the hit Korean webtoon Heavenly Demon Reborn! and a manga centering on chess that sets out to teach the reader how to play chess like a grandmaster We can certainly get behind that latter title. "Heavenly Demon Reborn!" cover art: ABLAZE HEAVENLY DEMON REBORN!, Vol[...]
Doctor Who: Big Finish to Produce Long-Lost Russell T. Davies Story
She is best known for starring in musicals such as the original West End productions of Hair, Grease, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Chess, and Sunset Boulevard There isn't a major West End musical in the 1970s  to the 1990s that she wasn't associated with She retired from the stage in 2014[...]
Tempest Chess Clock Officially Launches On Kickstarter
Tempo Games LLC has launched a brand new item into Kickstarter after teasing it for months with the digital Tempest Chess Clock The unit uses your smartphone, whether it be iOS or Android, along with an app to turn your phone into standard game clock for any game of chess We recxeievedd one in the[...]
Grandmaster Hikaru Aiming To Break Record On Livestream
If you're into chess and seeing humans dominate a PC, you might get a kick out of an upcoming livestream featuring Grandmaster Hikaru On June 1st, Hikaru Nakamura will team up with Stella Artios for a special event called the Bullet Chess Speedrun, in which he will attempt to break the record for the[...]
The Queen's Gambit on Netflix Lives up to the 64m views Hype
The actress knew she had to play the chess prodigy the moment she finished the original novel by Walter Tevis of the same name Taylor-Joy spoke with Deadline Hollywood about taking on the role and having to grow up fast in the 1960's era of The Cold War. Cr PHIL BRAY/NETFLIX © 2020 How The Queen's Gambit[...]
Freakshow Knight, Duplicant, Chess, Blowtorch in Second Sight April Solicits
As well as two Chess-related debuts and the new series Duplicant, it's a month of debuts at Second Sight.. Freakshow Knight, Duplicant & Chess in Second Sight April Solicits Freakshow Knight, Duplicant & Chess in Second Sight April Solicits FREAKSHOW KNIGHT #1 ONE SHOT FEB211510 (W) Jonathan Hedrick (A/CA) Stefano Cardoselli During his time in prison, Red was surrounded by[...]
The Queen's Gambit on Netflix Lives up to the 64m views Hype
Though it was released in late October with little to no initial fanfair, the Netflix original limited series drama steadily grew to become "The Next Big Thing" – with sales of chess sets and instruction books soaring in the wake of the show's critical and viewer success," Arnold explained "Focusing on the rise of chess[...]
The Queen's Gambit on Netflix Lives up to the 64m views Hype
Netflix's The Queen's Gambit became one of the biggest hits of 2020 clocking in at 1.4 billion minutes viewed globally, no doubt probably the best television series about chess of all time The limited series created by Scott Frank and Allan Scott follows the life of Beth Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy, an orphan who[...]
The Queen's Gambit on Netflix Lives up to the 64m views Hype
I know, a drama series about a chess genius with substance abuse and parent issues sounds like a hardcore drama type of show that can easily get melodramatic and tedious However, The Queen's Gambit may be a drama about a chess genius with substance abuse issues, but it's one of the best Netflix limited series[...]
Twitch Partners With For Multi-Year Deal
It may not be the first game you think to watch on Twitch these days, but a brand new partnership with is looking to change that perspective The two companies have come together to form a multi-year partnership where events like the Speed Chess Championship and PRO Chess League will be broadcast on the social streaming platform on[...]
The DC Chess Collection TV Ad
This is currently the face of comics on British TV right now, this ad for the Eaglemoss DC Chess Set, collectable piece by piece through the local news stand, comic store, or subscription. Seriously, this is what we do in this country And for those of you who can't get their copies, Bleeding Cool will be[...]
At Chess, As In Everything, Batman Always Wins
And it may even contnue after that. But earlier this year, Eaglemoss launched another line in the UK, which comes to the US this month as well, the DC Chess line Just as with the figurine line, each comes with an accompanying magazine, but rather than building up a collection for the mantelpiece, this builds up[...]