Lubomir Kavalek 1943-2021

Grandmaster Lubomir Kavalek died Jan. 18, according to a tweet by GM Ian Rogers. Kavalek won the Czech championship in 1962 and 1968, and the US championship in 1972, 1973, and 1978. He played on seven US Olympiad teams, and medaled six times. In 1974, he was among the world’s top 10 players. In 1976, […]

Eade Foundation Accepting Applications for Its $1000 Arthur Award through Jan. 30

    The Eade Foundation, which aims to “enhance chess literacy and chess excellence”, accepts essays applying for its annual Arthur Award through Jan. 30, 2021.     According to The Eade Foundation, the $1,000 Arthur Award “recognizes players who strive for chess excellence and [work] towards goals consistent with the Eade Foundation’s mission”, which it describes as “building […]