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Singapore juniors performing creditably abroad

CM juniortay 12 min ago

Once the final academic exams were over, some promising juniors (and their parents) took the opportunity to test their skills abroad. If one can afford to do so, it is a great idea as I've always felt our juniors are way underrated. basically taki...

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Chess.com Dev Update: November 16th, 2017

News 2 days ago

Chess.com Main:  For months you've read about Vue this, Vue that... Well for live chess, Vue is for real now! Live chess is basically brand spanking new from the ground up! It looks exactly the same but the code underneath is new and shin...

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Thoughts on broadcasting rights

GM SultanOfKings 3 days ago

"Agon wants people to pay for chess moves. Why aren’t the players uniting," asks some of the top chess twitter personalities. I think the simple reason is that many top players agree; that to commercialize chess, organizers need to create mo...

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My New Project - Chess Learning for All

GM Illingworth 6 days ago

Hello chess friends, For many years now, as a professional chess coach and writer, I have been thinking about how to help others improve their chess (including their chess performance) as much as possible.  To make chess learning from ...

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Book Reviews - Chess Books for Improving Adults

IM IM_Kgwm 6 days ago

I've just returned from a summer chess trip and even though I did not manage to accomplish my primary goal (painfully missing the final GM norm by half a point at De Sants 2017, being the highlight of this trip), I did at least achieve other forms...

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Everything Openings #4: The Perenyi Problem

chesster3145 7 days ago

    Greetings, and welcome to Everything Openings #4! In last week's post, we looked at an extremely effective practical weapon which fell apart against a good player. This post picks up about where that one left off, exploring my a...

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Making room for chess

Blunderprone 14 days ago

Two years slipped by and it feels like yesterday. Let’s see, since my last post more “life stuff” happened. My other parent was in her last chapter, I changed jobs, kids got married, and lots of travel. Since my last real active ...

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Path To Chess Prosperity #6 PART 1: Eight Tactics

EOGuel 14 days ago

Greetings, and welcome to my 6th installment of "Path to Chess Prosperity". I hope you read (and enjoy!) the other five parts.  Well, as I mentioned last week, I had a tournament (which I will cover in part 2... stay tuned!) and wante...

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Playing 1.d4 d5 - A Classical Repertoire

IM pfren 14 days ago

I have recently bought my copy of the new work of Greek chessplayer, analyst and theoretician Nikolaos Ntirlis "Playing 1.d4 d5 - A Classical Repertoire", and after reviewing it thoroughly, I would like to share my thoughts on it.Authoring a...

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Inventing Metrics For The Speed Chess Championship

NM smarterchess 16 days ago

Today's Speed Chess Championship match between Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana will feature something truly special that I've been working on for a very long time: most recently with the help of IM Danny Rensch and Gerard Le-Marechal who is he...

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Trick Or Treat: How I Solved This Difficult Tactic

EOGuel 18 days ago

Hellooooooooo... As all of you know, I have been training tactics seriously on Chesstempo.com... and this problem I attempted was somewhat spooky. Let's start with the position given to me: In the position above, Black just pla...

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Vote for the SF Mechanics or else...

GM DanielNaroditsky 20 days ago

This is my first blog post. No introductions needed. Let me keep this short and sweet. What you Must Do 1. Vote for the SF Mechanics to make it to the Pro Chess League at the following two polls (yes, you must vote on both). https://www.ches...

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Help!! (Real easy)

IM dpruess 20 days ago

Hey Chess Friends! Little help here for my SF Mechanics: we just need you to vote for us in two online polls, so we can participate in the next year of the PRO Chess League. If we get in, you will get to watch exciting GMs Sam Shankland and Dani...

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