View images of the Supermoon taken around the world.
Norwegian top-ranked grandmaster Magnus Carlsen and Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin face off in a best-of-12 match that could last through the end of November.
The competition, staged in New York this year, requires both mental and physical stamina as each game could last as long as six hours.
The prize purse of $1.1 million will be divided 60-40 between the young grandmasters, both in their mid-20s.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. Fanatic fans, marching bands, cheerleaders and lots of game action are just part of the spectacle that is the NFL. This week photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam, Karl Merton Ferron and Lloyd Fox covered the Ravens 28-7 win over the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium.
Syrian children sit during class a barn that has been converted into a makeshift school to teach internally displaced children from areas under government control, in a rebel-held area of Daraa, in southern Syria on November 10, 2016.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a concession speech after being defeated by Republican presidential-elect Donald Trump in New York on November 9, 2016.
Donald J. Trump, the Republican businessman who challenged the political status quo with promises to turn Washington upside down, scored a stunning upset Tuesday to win election as the nation’s 45th president, capping a bitter race that exposed deep rifts within the U.S. electorate.