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Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup

Nakamura Eliminated From FIDE Chess World Cup

PeterDoggers
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Hikaru Nakamura got 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...

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 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 Win With Doubled Pawns

How To Win With Doubled Pawns

GM gmjlh
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Did you know that doubled pawns are not always a weakness in chess? Let GM Jon L. Hammer show you how to turn doubled pawns into a way to launch a winning attack.

Learn the Philidor Defense...and how to play against it!

Learn the Philidor Defense...and how to play against it!

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We're continuing on with our ChessPathways.com "Openings" series with the Philidor Defense! Almost every chess player has encountered the Philidor Defense at some point. This opening isn't popular at Super-GM level these days, but it's better than its reputation! Black gets a solid position and both sides have a lot of options - from the solid Exchange Variation to the wild Shirov Gambit and Philidor Countergambit! Thanks for watching! If you enjoyed this video, please make sure to visit ChessPathways.com...

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,...

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...

New Feature: Puzzle Battle!

New Feature: Puzzle Battle!

CHESScom
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Hey, chess friends! Have you ever wondered what could possibly be more fun than comparing Puzzle Rush scores on the leaderboard? Well, today we have an exciting answer, because Puzzle Rush just got competitive in real time: Welcome to Puzzle Battle! In this new version of Puzzle Rush, you can play against a single opponent and face the same sequence of puzzles in a three-minute Rush to see whose tactics are sharper! As you participate, you get a Puzzle Battle rating that will...

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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