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    jon price | united states, Syria

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    960 | Baltimore MD, United States

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  • The 7 Most Amazing World Championship Moves

    It's every chess player's dream. With the world's eyes on you, you unleash a move so stunning, so spectacular that it stuns the audience who cannot help but audibly and theatrically gasp. In chess, the...

  • The Fastest Way To Improve Your Chess

    • GM Gserper
    • Oct 15, 2016, 11:50 PM

    I bet most of our readers have heard the overused cliche, "Chess is 99% tactics." This catchy phrase underlines the importance of calculation in chess, but is chess really 99% tactics? Well, it depends. The...

  • Botvinnik's Winning Chess Method

    The Botvinnik-Kasparov school that I had privilege to attend was an unbelievable experience. The sheer fact that two legends were sitting just about five feet from you was very exciting! One of the strongest...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    • IM Silman
    • Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

  • Are Super-Tournaments Dead?

    The recently concluded Sinquefield Cup was a true celebration of chess.  Great players, high-quality chess, and outstanding live coverage — What else a chess fan can dream about? Apparently not everyone...

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    Given the preponderance of draws now posssibe  in World Title matches due to the excessive knowledge of both player's of the other player's techniques and preferences, I've been thinking that the World Title should...

  • Ajedrez aleatorio de Bobby Fischer o Ajedrez 960

                                                                  AJEDREZ 960 El ajedrez aleatorio de Fischer, también llamado ajedrez 960, es una variante del ajedrez propuesta por Bobby Fischer en la que la posición...

  • Grandmaster Blitz Battle 2016 all games in 960 chess

    • XAJIK
    • Nov 2, 2016, 5:48 AM

     Четвертьфиналы Хикару с Пенталой Харикришной 5+2  П-Х ( 1/2) https://www.chess.com/live/game/1565379571 3+2 Х-П (1-0)  https://www.chess.com/live/game/1565492347 1+1 П-Х (0-1)  https://www.chess.com/live/game/1565560550 Карлсен-...

  • A crazy game of 960 chess ...

    I played one game of "Fischer-Random" (960) Daily Chess against an opponent. It only took a few days and did not go that many moves but I thought that I would lightly annotate it here.   The moves were:  1.c4,...

  • Мои ожидания и прогнозы на матч Карлсен-Карякин .

    • XAJIK
    • Oct 19, 2016, 12:04 PM

    В последнее время на этот матч у меня скапливаются в основном резко негативные ожидания , но на днях промелькнула мысль с положительным настроем. Поэтому в русле " у меня есть несколько плохих новостей и одна-две...

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  • Magnus Carlsen: "I was calm, I was confident"

    Magnus Carlsen was "calm and confident" going into the tiebreak session on Wednesday, in which he retained his world title. The day after his victory in New York, Carlsen sat down with a small number of...

  • Mark Taimanov: 1926-2016

    In the night between Sunday and Monday, Mark Taimanov died in St. Petersburg at the age of 90. He was a world-class player for decades and one of the participants of the legendary Zurich 1953 Candidates'...

  • Carlsen Draws World Champs Game 4 In 'Weak Moment'

    For the second time in as many days, once again the irresistible force couldn't overcome the immovable object in the seventh hour. It's not just a thought experiment, it's the real-life situation unfolding at the...

  • Rapport Plays Move Of The Year

    The European Club Cup has been packed with fighting chess, surprising upsets, and tense matches. After four rounds, only team Alkaloid (fielding 2700s Dmitry Andreikin, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Yu Yangyi,...

  • Have You Tried "Really Bad Chess"? And Other News

    The much-loved GM Vugar Gashimov had an elite tournament organized in his honor only a few months after his death in early 2014. Now, his native Azerbaijan has honored him in an even more lasting way. The Vugar...

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