A Great Chance To Win Prizes!

A Great Chance To Win Prizes!

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Jan 16, 2013

[Blog History] An Official Chess.com/TV Group Entry     Before we spill the BIG beans, let’s go back in time to November 2011, only a few months after launching the Official Chess.com/TV Group, when we held our first Internal Tournament. The p...

Magnus Isn't "King" Just Yet

Magnus Isn't "King" Just Yet

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Jan 9, 2013

[Blog History]      As many of you know, the FIDE World Chess Championship Candidates Tournament will be held in London on March 13th-31st, will be a DRR event and I am itching to talk about it!      Since the ending of the London Chess Classi...

Just A Few Things That Are Going On Here...

Just A Few Things That Are Going On Here...

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Jan 8, 2013

[Blog History]    Hey everyone! I know it's been quiet on this side of the chess screen but I've been trying to be busy and productive and just wanted to let everyone know I've been working on some things for 2013. There's three blogs coming up i...

"Heart-Rensching" And Nearly Perfect!!

"Heart-Rensching" And Nearly Perfect!!

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Dec 19, 2012

[Blog History] An Official Chess.com/TV Group Blog Entry    Hello again and welcome to another recap of the two latest Chess.com/TV Shows: yesterday's Your Games Analyzed (YGA) and today's BIG Show.  They are hosted, respectively, by GM Magesh P...

You Asked For It!...You BEGGED!

You Asked For It!...You BEGGED!

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Dec 15, 2012

[Blog History]      You were afraid it was gone for good, but lo and behold, your wish came true! Not only do we have the 10th Chess.com Death-Match, but we have TWO of IM Danny Rensch's BIG Shows, the first of which is coming up this Wed.,...

Boris Gelfand Interview Part 2

Boris Gelfand Interview Part 2

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Nov 21, 2012

[Blog History] [Part 1]    A couple of weeks ago, I posted a link to a lengthy interview with 2012 World Chess Championship runner-up Boris Gelfand as its subject. A little time has passed since, so I am here now to post the link to part 2 of th...

Lengthy Boris Gelfand Interview Pt. 1

Lengthy Boris Gelfand Interview Pt. 1

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Nov 4, 2012

[Blog History]    A day or two ago, over at WhyChess.com, a lengthy interview was published with Israeli GM and 2012 World Chess Championship runner-up Boris Gelfand as its subject.    In the first part of I think will be at least a two or three...

Last Year It Was Irene...

Last Year It Was Irene...

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Oct 26, 2012

[Blog History]    ...this year, it's Sandy!    A year has gone by so quickly and here I am, another Autumn season and I'm blogging on a chess site about another hurricane. *sigh* Some things never change. Although this year, they're saying it's ...

Chess.com...on Minecraft??

Chess.com...on Minecraft??

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Oct 24, 2012

[Blog History]    As you may or may not know, I love Minecraft and just about everything about it, except for being pushed into lava or down a ravine by my pets. I don't play the game as most probably do; building huge towers, fortresses, or even...

"Chess Hitchhiker - Will Work for Knowledge"

"Chess Hitchhiker - Will Work for Knowledge"

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Oct 19, 2012

[Blog History]    As I sit here listening to Les Stroud's music, drinking a cold bottle of water on a rainy day, with my "Chess Central" bedroom office reorganized, I stare blankly at one of my chess books wondering where to start...again.   ...

A New Tagline, A New Blog Direction...

A New Tagline, A New Blog Direction...

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Sep 30, 2012

   Yes, it's me again--that one blogger who won't go away 'cause, like a lost puppy dog stranded 2,000 miles from his house, manages to keep finding his way back home. Not only is "Neither Here nor There" a great book by Bill Bryson, it also refle...

TONS Of Free Shows Through November!

TONS Of Free Shows Through November!

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Aug 27, 2012

[Blog History] The Official Chess.com/TV Group Blog    Hey folks! There are a TON of free shows (which means it's open to ALL Members), coming up this Fall season on Chess.com/TV! Here is the full schedule until the beginning of November that my...

Once Again, Perfection Passes Danny By!

Once Again, Perfection Passes Danny By!

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Aug 24, 2012

[Blog History] The Official Chess.com/TV Group Blog    It's been a while since I did a recap of any Chess.com/TV show, but despite me not physically being there for the show because I slept for about 15 hours this mornng until tonight, I figured...

Hello, It's Me Again!

Hello, It's Me Again!

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Aug 22, 2012

[Blog History]    OK. Well, Megadeth lyrics aside, after a two-month and change AWOL, I'm back in business here on Chess.com. It's been a while since I did a blog, for the Chess.com/TV Group or even one of my own, so I'm going to use this entry a...

Chess.com/TV: Danny Almost Gets Locked Out!

Chess.com/TV: Danny Almost Gets Locked Out!

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Jun 20, 2012

[Blog History] The Official Chess.com/TV Group Blog    Hey everyone! Well it's been a while since I did a blog of any kind but here is a recap of "The BIG Show" hosted by IM Danny Rensch. As per standard, Danny did his 10-game Live Chess simul a...

Chess.com/TV:  A Rough Day For Mr. Rensch

Chess.com/TV: A Rough Day For Mr. Rensch

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Jun 13, 2012

[Blog History] The Official Chess.com/TV Group Blog    Last week's "BIG Show" was subject to a major glitch that shut down the entire show, forcing Danny to go 0-10 because of the dreaded disconnect, which was the reason behind there not being a...

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