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FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon

PeterDoggers
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Anish Giri played the longest tiebreak and eventually defeated Evgeniy Najer in the armageddon game. The third round of the FIDE World Cup starts on Monday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day on their channel Twitch.tv/Chessbrah. Play starts at 3 p.m. local time, which is 12:00 (noon) CEST, 6 a.m....

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup

PeterDoggers
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Hikaru Nakamura was eliminated from the FIDE World Cup after failing to win his return game with Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu. The Chinese GM Xu Xiangyu surprised again by knocking out Ernesto Inarkiev while Alireza Firouzja played a brilliant piece sacrifice. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day...

The Top 10 Chess Books Every Chess Player Should Read

The Top 10 Chess Books Every Chess Player Should Read

CHESScom
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Get your reading glasses out for this article! The number of books written about chess is tremendous. While that can be great for the chess world, it poses practical issues for many fans. Most chess players have their own favorites, but how do you know which books belong on your shelf? Here are the top 10 classic chess books that every fan should know. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess by Bobby Fischer How to Reassess Your Chess by Jeremy Silman My System by Aron Nimzowitsch Zurich International...

How To Restrict Your Opponent's Bishop

How To Restrict Your Opponent's Bishop

GM gmjlh
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Bishops can be dangerous pieces to play against, but if you know how to restrict their power, you can turn them into glorified pawns—or worse. In this lesson, GM Hammer shows you how to play against the opponent's bishop.

Tactical Tests from the World Cup Rd 2

Tactical Tests from the World Cup Rd 2

FM Geborgenheit
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Chess is 99% Tactics - Richard TeichmannIn the last segment, I shared 18 exercises from the World Cup Rd1. Today, I'm back with ten exercises from tiebreaks + Round 2. A few readers asked me if I could get the interactive diagrams so that they could make the moves on the board and I have managed to get that done. Some of the guidelines to make your candidate list easy:1. Analyse all the checks2. Analyse all the sacrifices3. Analyse mating threats4. Consider moves that attack opponent's Queen...

FIDE Chess World Cup: Nakamura Loses In Round With Special Endgames

FIDE Chess World Cup: Nakamura Loses In Round With Special Endgames

PeterDoggers
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Hikaru Nakamura started his second round at the FIDE World Cup with a loss and needs to beat Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu on Saturday to stay in the tournament. Spectacular attacks and special endgames were played in this round. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day on their channel Twitch.tv/Chessbrah....

The Underrated World Number-1

The Underrated World Number-1

GM Gserper
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Ask any chess player to name a grandmaster who deserved to be the world champion but never became one, and you will get a list of the usual suspects. Bronstein, Korchnoi and Keres will be on the top of the list, and then it becomes very subjective. I've even seen Rashid Nezhmetdinov make such a list on Reddit. While Nezhmetdinov is one of my favorite players, it is fair to say that he was never even close to the world title. One player who really deserves to be on the list but usually...

Adams, Bu, Shankland Eliminated In FIDE Chess World Cup Round 1 Tiebreaks

Adams, Bu, Shankland Eliminated In FIDE Chess World Cup Round 1 Tiebreaks

PeterDoggers
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Michael Adams, Bu Xiangzhi and Sam Shankland are some of the players that were eliminated from the FIDE World Cup in the tiebreaks of the first round. Round two starts on Friday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day on their channel Twitch.tv/Chessbrah. Play starts at 3 p.m. local time,...

What's In A Chess.com Premium Membership

What's In A Chess.com Premium Membership

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Do you remember the day you joined Chess.com? At first, it could all seem a little overwhelming (so many features and options!), but you gradually got the hang of it and, suddenly, you realized that Chess.com had become like your second home, where you can share your passion for chess with friends. We think we can offer you something to improve your experience, which is why we'd like to explain the advantages of having a premium membership step-by-step. Premium Membership Features:  Puzzles Puzzle...

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