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Ljubljana Turtles Sneak By London Towers

The Ljubljana Turtles snuck by the London Towers with a score 9.5-6.5. The Turtles' board one, GM Luka Lenič, notched a perfect score which was helpful! They triumphed notwithstanding the absence of Luka Skuhala who actually fo...

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10 Years Ago Today...

FM MikeKlein 7 hrs ago

Ten years ago today, most of the world found out that former World Champion Bobby Fischer died. While he technically passed the evening before (on January 17, 2008), it wasn't until morning that all but his closest confidants heard the news. T...

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Norway Gnomes Take Down Volga Stormbringers

GM Magnus Carlsen leads the Gnomes to victory against the Stormbringers 10.5 - 5.5. Carlsen went undefeated 4-0, very impressive considering the fact that he's enjoying a rest day at the strong Tata Steel tournament. In the third round of the matc...

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Estonia Horses Inch Out Riga Magicians

It was a squeaker! The Estonia Horses inched out the Riga Magicians 8.5 to 7.5 in one of the closest matches of the day. Board one for the Horses, GM Alex Onischuk, had a tough day, with a total score of 1.5, but with a little help from his t...

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Hottest 100 picks, 2017

GM smurfo 1 day ago

It's that time of the year again when Australia hosts the world's largest online music poll. The publicly-funded radio station Triple J is known as the nation's left-leaning, youth-centred, commercial-free station for cool tunes, with the main gen...

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The San Jose Hackers Are Back!

IM hellokostya 1 day ago

Hey guys, the San Jose Hackers are back! Check out this quick preview featuring our team: Official Site: https://www.bayareachess.com/sanjosehackers/ 2018 Schedule and line-up: https://www.prochessleague.com/san-jose-hackers.html ...

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Chasing the Grandmaster Title

ChessBrah 1 day ago

As most of you know, grinding towards the GM title has been a personal and professional goal of mine for a very long time now. I became an International Master back in January 2013, and, since then, have always had my eyes set on becoming a Gran...

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Win A One-Month Diamond Gift Membership!

EOGuel 2 days ago

Hey, guys!  As many of you know, my family and I are planning on participating in the 2017 Texas Scholastic State Championships, and due to a large family and certain expenses, we are raising money for the trip. Therefore, I a...

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Computers can also be Confused

GM Ginger_GM 2 days ago

With the emergence of AlphaZero, humanity must be in serious danger. It is only a matter of time until such a program solves chess and eventually takes over the world, leaving us humans as there feeble pets or play things. Feeling a bit like Joh...

"Drawmaster" Giri Starts 2-0!

EOGuel 3 days ago

Hey, guys! The first round of Tata Steel, I covered how Kramnik slowly but surely defeated the young talent, Wei Yi. We see an interesting round 2 game, in which "Drawmaster" (or so they say) scores his first career victory over Vladimir Kram...

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Chess Strategy : The Thinking Process

Hello Friends!       Before I begin this blog, I would like to clear all doubts regarding Amateur Chronicles. This series is related to problems faced by amateurs, and It is relevant to post only those problems that are commo...

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Concrete Problems, Part 5

chesster3145 4 days ago

    Hello everyone and welcome to the fifth installment of the series! This time, we'll look at how we can apply the idea of concrete problems to our game, and what they mean in regards to the game of chess as a whole.   ...

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PRO Chess League All Star Match

PROChessLeague 4 days ago

New for 2018, the PRO Chess League will stage an all-star tournament featuring the world's best players at the end of the league season. Three players from each division are chosen by league officials based on their play throughout the 2018 season...

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2018 Resolutions - A New Hope

GM smurfo 5 days ago

2017 was a pretty big year for me: A wedding, a degree, a new country, a new job, then a new continent... Looking back on all the changes, I was moderately successful with my major 2017 New Year's resolutions (such as "working out which country to...


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