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  • Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship's Thumbnail

    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    40 Percent Off ChessKid Memberships, One Month Only!

    ChessKid Sep 1, 2017, 7:00 AM

    You've bought your kids extra pencils, notebooks, and brand new shoes. What's left for your back-to-school shopping? Hint: It's something you can't even put in a backpack. A shiny gold membership to unlock all...

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    World Cup Bracketology

    IM djgwards Sep 1, 2017, 3:53 AM

    The best players in the world, sweat dripping down their faces. Win or go home. Big money on the line. One shot at glory. Pawn sacrifices. No, this is not your traditional sporting event. This is the Chess World...

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    Kovalyov Case Not Admitted By Ethics Commission

    PeterDoggers Oct 11, 2017, 11:23 AM

    FIDE's Ethics Commission has announced that it cannot admit the complaint from the Chess Federation of Canada about the Anton Kovalyov dress code incident at the World Cup due to "a lack of reliable evidence." A...

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    Key Players Respond To Kovalyov Incident

    FM MikeKlein Sep 24, 2017, 9:44 AM

    Two weeks after the most famous missing fabric in chess, the principal participants and some associated parties have responded. Mostly, they've dug in to their positions. On September 9, 2017, GM Anton Kovalyov...

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    FIDE World Cup To Start This Weekend

    PeterDoggers Aug 31, 2017, 4:20 AM

    The opening ceremony is on Saturday, and on Sunday we'll see the first games being played. One of the biggest events of the year is about to start: the FIDE World Cup. A number of players, including the likes of...

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  • Defense & Prophylaxis 4: Sharp King's Indian!'s Thumbnail

    Defense & Prophylaxis 4: Sharp King's Indian!

    GM Shankland May 14, 2012, 11:50 AM

    With the fourth installment to his new video series on defense and prophylactic thinking, GM Shankland reviews a loss he had when he was a lowly IM. In this sharp King's Indian, despite outplaying his opponent,...

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    Simply the Best: Garry Kasparov Part 7

    GM Shankland Mar 2, 2011, 5:52 PM

    "It will be Short, and it will be short..." were the famous words of Kasparov when asked who he predicted would challenge his throne in the 1992-93 World Championship Match. He was right on both accounts! What was...

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    Simply the Best: Garry Kasparov Part 6

    GM Shankland Jan 10, 2011, 11:17 AM

    In 1998 Kasparov played a simul against the entire Israeli team... Yes, you read correctly! Oh yeah, he went undefeated, giving up only one draw to Ilya Smirin. The game from this video was against GM Emil Sutovsky,...

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  • 10/20/17 - Benefits of Blindfold's Thumbnail

    10/20/17 - Benefits of Blindfold

    d34l10 Oct 20, 2017, 1:10 AM

    Unfortunately, I had not gotten a chance to really keep up with practicing playing blindfolded after my first successes. Fortunately, it was because of the birth of my daughter. Lately, I've gotten the chance to...

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    The Peace of God . . . Surpasses All Understanding

    LuigiPerson Oct 6, 2017, 1:54 AM

        w17 August pp. 8-12   mejs.audio-player         00:00   “The Peace of God . . . Surpasses All Understanding” “The peace of God that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts.”—PHIL....

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    Playing the Whale: Seattle Chess Classic Rounds 2-3

    Joseph_Truelson Oct 4, 2017, 8:47 PM

    Photo is of the beginning of a 5 board bughouse game. Joseph’s taking the picture, so you can’t see his board. Photo Credit: RAR Master [Since I’m paid the same amount every week, I like it when Joseph doesn’t make...

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