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Esports: The World’s Highest-Earning FIFA 21 Superstars

Esports: The World’s Highest-Earning FIFA 21 Superstars

FIFA has risen to become one of the world’s top esports titles, attracting players from every corner of the planet. Games are being played every second of the day, by teenagers in their bedrooms, all the way up to professional players fighting it out in international tournaments. These professional FIFA […]

Four players remain in contention in the championship bracket, as Rainn Wilson faces Benjyfishy and Sardoche takes on Ludwig in the PogChamps 3 semifinals. (Image: Chess.com)

Rainn Wilson, Ludwig Advance to PogChamps 3 Championship Semifinals

Four players remain in contention in the championship bracket heading into the PogChamps 3 semifinals, which will take place on Friday and Saturday. Ludwig will battle Sardoche in the first semifinal, while Rainn Wilson will battle BenjyFishy for the other spot in the PogChamps 3 final. Two tiebreakers highlight PogChamps […]

Wesley So picked up his second Champions Chess Tour title, beating Magnus Carlsen again in the final of the Opera Euro Rapid. (Image: Chess24/YouTube)

Wesley So Beats Magnus Carlsen in Final to Win Opera Euro Rapid

Wesley So picked up his second title on the Champions Chess Tour Sunday, beating World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen to win the Opera Euro Rapid. So previously defeated Carlsen in the final of the Skilling Open, making this the second time he has denied the Norwegian a chance to earn […]

Pogchamps 3 begins on Sunday, Feb. 14, with a mix of Twitch streamers and mainstream celebrities battling for a $100,000 prize pool. (Image: Chess.com/Twitter)

PogChamps 3: Players, Groups, Format and Prizes for Twitch Chess Tournament

The PogChamps 3 online chess tournament begins Sunday, Feb. 14 with a whole new lineup of players, but a format that will be somewhat familiar to those who followed the first two versions of the streaming sensation. This time around, the prize money has grown significantly, and a few mainstream […]

Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So will renew their rivalry in the finals of the Opera Euro Rapid tournament. (Image: Maria Emelianova/Chess.com)

Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So Reach Opera Euro Rapid Final

Magnus Carlsen needed an Armageddon tiebreak yet again, but found a way to get past Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and reach the finals of the Opera Euro Rapid online chess tournament. The World Champion will take on Wesley So, who finished off Teimour Radjabov in their semifinal to advance. Carlsen Advances Despite […]

Magnus Carlsen headlines the field of 16 grandmasters competing in the Opera Euro Rapid chess tournament. Image: Champions Chess Tour/Twitter)

Magnus Carlsen Looks to Regain Form as Opera Euro Rapid Begins on Saturday

Sixteen of the world’s top grandmasters will compete for a $30,000 first prize in the Opera Euro Rapid online chess tournament, with round-robin action starting on Saturday. World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen comes into the tournament as a +150 favorite to grab the title, according to Unibet, despite the Norwegian’s […]

Steven and Alex Cohen used their Twitter accounts to interact with fans. The Mets owners, however, shut down his account after receiving threats in the wake of the GameStop saga. (Image: @MrMet)

How Sports Got Tangled Up in the GameStop Stock Wars

By now, most people have heard about the recent battle over a videogame retailer’s stock. But, few understand how the GameStop stock saga impacted sports and gaming. An MLB owner, a casino company — and even the Super Bowl — all became part of the drama. It all started with […]