- 2018 Carlsen - Caruana, Schedule (September 2018), and
- 2018 Carlsen - Caruana, Online (ditto)
But what to write about? Maybe the half-dozen emails I received from Worldchess during the month of October? When I went back to review them, I found an ad sitting on top of the list of messages. It looked something like this:-
Worldchess.com [AD] World Chess - Watch The Championship Online The World Chess Championship Has Started. See the Official Live Broadcast Today.
After wondering how the ad got there, I clicked on it and was sent to the main page, Worldchess.com. The site has been much expanded since I last visited it and now contains a goldmine of information about the match. Particularly noteworthy are the three links for social media:-
I captured the start of the Instagram page in the following image. The most recent images are related to the flurry of email messages I received from Worldchess in October.
Even more interesting are a couple of images that appear a few screens down, both posted on Instagram last June. One shows Caruana playing chess against a Donald Trump lookalike. Another is a much racier version of the logo that made headlines last December. I reported on it in a couple of posts at that time:-
- 2017-12-13: 2018 World Championship, London
- 2017-12-10: World Championship Branding
When did chess become 'R'-rated?