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    The Chess Guessing Game

    Vik-Hansen Jul 26, 2017, 1:57 PM

    In our previous installment, we discussed the concept of pattern recognition and this time we present a method for developing overall chess skills without having to rely on static generalizations or idealized simplicity...

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    How To Stomp Emanuel Lasker

    IM Silman Apr 20, 2017, 2:29 AM

    Simultaneous exhibitions are a great thing. A player who would normally never come face-to-face with a famous chess international master or grandmaster is able to live a dream and do his best to beat a legend and...

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    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    Finegold Wins Ugliest Death Match In History

    FM MikeKlein Oct 6, 2017, 8:45 AM

    Ever want to feel better about your chess ability? Just re-watch yesterday's broadcast of the GM Ben Finegold-GM Simon Williams Death Match. If the endgame technique of the "Ginger GM" was a blimp, Finegold set...

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    Caruana's Championship Mission: Beat The Junior

    FM MikeKlein Apr 24, 2016, 8:51 PM

    Things could get very messy tomorrow, or GM Fabiano Caruana could make them quite simple. By escaping with a draw today against GM Gata Kamsky he didn't clinch his first U.S. Championship, but he didn't spoil...

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    Double Indian Success In Reykjavik

    PeterDoggers Mar 18, 2016, 10:53 AM

    The 31st Reykjavik Open saw a double Indian success with GM Abhijeet Gupta winning the main event and IM Tania Sachdev scoring her second GM norm. All photos by Lennart Ootes. The bigger part of the 31st...

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    London Chess Classic – a first-time spectator’s view

    thejacka1 Dec 10, 2017, 3:14 PM

    The London Chess Classic is the Wimbledon of the chess world. Held over 10 days at the Olympia exhibition centre this month, it is the final event on the 2017 Grand Chess Tour and the first major chess event I've...

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    Stacia plays attacking chess! (Please don't LOL at me)

    MidnasLament Nov 26, 2017, 8:51 AM

    Well, I am not an attacking player I must admit, and it's a huge weakness in my game.   I play the Scandinavian and often I get just what I want... a boring, solid setup; a lot of trade in the middle game, and a...

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    My System Study (Join Me)

    RMChess1954 Oct 12, 2017, 5:42 PM

    NEW NOTE ADDED: This is the start up. Look it over and then move to Part 1  https://www.chess.com/blog/RMChess1954/my-system-study-group-part-1  Part one takes us to page 5 and up to item 5 "Liquidation with consequent...

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