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Milliseconds Sacred In Showdown's 2nd Day

FM MikeKlein Nov 10, 2017

It was supposed to be a rapid and blitz match, but it's turning into a theme match. Good reflexes don't hurt either. The 2017 Champions Showdown doesn't actually require specific openings to be played over the quartet of 30-game matches, but so ...

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No Increment, No Problem For Nakamura, Dominguez

FM MikeKlein Nov 9, 2017

In day one of the 2017 Champions Showdown, it was a case of addition by lack of addition. Despite the G/30 time control, the longest of the four days of play, the event's lack of increment already factored in to several games. First there was ...

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Magnus Carlsen Wins Titled Tuesday By Full Point

NM SamCopeland Nov 8, 2017

It's always a wonderful surprise at Chess.com (and for all chess fans) when the world champion, Magnus Carlsen, gets the itch for online blitz. Yesterday, Titled Tuesday provided the perfect outlet. Also competing with the world champion? Hikaru N...

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Russian Women Rule At European Team Championship

IM JovankaHouska Nov 8, 2017

The Russian women's team dominated the European Team Championship in Crete, Greece and won the event with a round to spare. IM Jovanka Houska, who played for the English team, reports. Sometime in the 1950s some wise bods got together and i...

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Twitch, Chess.com Partner To Promote Chess Streaming

News Nov 8, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chess.com and Twitch Announce Multi-Year Partnership to Increase Chess Engagement Worldwide Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — Chess.com and Twitch today announced a multi-year partnership to benefit chess stre...

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Azerbaijan Wins Gold Amidst Controversy

PeterDoggers Nov 6, 2017

Azerbaijan played 2-2 vs Ukraine and had some scary moments as Russia beat Germany 3-1 and reached the same amount of match points. At the end of the day the tiebreak worked out well for the Azerbaijani, who won gold at the European...

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Azerbaijan Beats Russia, Takes Lead In Crete

PeterDoggers Nov 5, 2017

With a convincing 3-1 score Azerbaijan beat Russia today, and took a big step towards gold at the European Team Championship in Greece. Ukraine beat Hungary and is now tied for second place with Russia. It was the clash everyone had be...

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Did Ding Liren Play The Game Of The Year?

PeterDoggers Nov 5, 2017

Besides all the action at the European Team Championship, some more top grandmasters are active this week, in the Chinese League. Yesterday World Cup runner-up Ding Liren played a mesmerizing game of the kind that you see only once a year. ...

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European Teams: Hungary, Russia On Top

PeterDoggers Nov 3, 2017

After the rest day the fun was over for Croatia at the European Team Championship in Greece. The leaders lost to Hungary, who are now tied for first place with Russia, who beat Poland. The European Team Championship is being held in the 5-s...

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Nakamura Beats Blundering Caruana 17-10

PeterDoggers Nov 3, 2017

Hikaru Nakamura was the favorite in this Speed Chess match, and won expectedly against Fabiano Caruana, who made several one-move blunders. The score 17-10 was almost exactly what was predicted by a new metric system developed by one of ...

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The $1 Million Chess Puzzle

FM MikeKlein Nov 2, 2017

Forget all the Chess.com job postings seeking computer programmers. There's now a prize much higher than helping us code four-player chess. The Clay Mathematics Institute of America is offering a cool $1 million to the person or team that succes...

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European Teams: Hungary Shocks Russia

PeterDoggers Oct 31, 2017

Russia was the leader after three rounds, but today lost its first match at the European Team Championship in Greece to Hungary, which is now tied for first place with Armenia and Croatia. As it was based on just three individual board victories...

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Abdusattorov (13) Now 2nd-Youngest GM In History

PeterDoggers Oct 31, 2017

By securing his third grandmaster norm on Sunday Nodirbek Abdusattorov of Uzbekistan became the second youngest grandmaster in history. Only Sergey Karjakin got the title at a younger age. Abdusattorov played in the Chigorin Memorial in St ...

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With Only 3 Board Wins Russia Leads European Teams

PeterDoggers Oct 30, 2017

Three individual board wins were enough for Russia to grab clear first place at the European Team Championship in Greece, as Hungary-Netherlands and Croatia-Armenia ended in 2-2 and Italy lost to Germany. It must be a unique little statistic for...

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European Teams: Italy Does It Again

PeterDoggers Oct 29, 2017

Also in the second round of the European Team Championship Italy managed to beat a higher rated team. Sabino Brunello decided their match against Turkey. Tied for first place after two rounds, with four match points, are Armenia, Cr...

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PRO League Qualifier: 40 Teams Vie For 8 Spots

FM MikeKlein Oct 26, 2017

More than 100 top-quality chess players will have the next three months of their lives transformed in a single day. And that day is this Saturday. The first-ever Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League Qualification Tournament will advance ...

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