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    Can Anyone Be An IM Or GM?

    IM Silman Sep 15, 2016, 12:33 AM

    BeekeeperBob wrote: “I am a 19 year old who has been toying with the idea of making chess a career for me (either playing professionally or teaching chess). Unfortunately, I currently have no official ranking....

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    batgirl Dec 31, 2014, 10:55 AM

         I had a brief, though quite interesting, exchange with a gentleman not long ago. It started with a query concerning Louisa Matilda Ballard Fagan, the Italian born English chess player...

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    Records in Chess

    billwall Jun 1, 2007, 8:13 AM

    Best match player.  William Steinitz played 27 chess matches from 1862 to 1896, and won 25 of the 27.    He won 160 games, lost 70, and drew 57.  Best Selling Chess Book. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess has sold over...

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    Viktor Korchnoi, 1931-2016

    PeterDoggers Jun 6, 2016, 8:09 AM

    In a bad year for sports legends, the chess world is not staying behind. Today Viktor Korchnoi died at the age of 85 in a hospital in Wohlen, Switzerland. Korchnoi had been ill for some time and was hospitalized...

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    Anand Beats Topalov In Candidates' Tournament 1st Round

    PeterDoggers Mar 11, 2016, 10:07 AM

    Viswanathan Anand is the early leader of the Candidates' Tournament. The winner of the previous edition started with a win in Moscow: he beat Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria. Will this be deja vu...

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    Vachier-Lagrave Sole Leader In London After Round 7

    PeterDoggers Dec 11, 2015, 3:27 PM

    A most spectacular seventh round at the London Chess Classic saw three decisive games. With two rounds to go Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the sole leader. The French GM defeated Viswanathan Anand on...

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    chess.com Isle of Man Masters

    gambit-man Oct 2, 2017, 4:16 PM

    2017 chess.com IOM Masters Data Carlsen Magnus [TPR 2903] 2827 73.00 Kramnik Vladimir 2803 71.56 Anand Viswanathan 2794 70.44 Sunilduth Lyna Narayanan 2568 69.25 Leko Peter 2679 69.22 Harsha Bharathakoti 2394 68.56 Kasimdzhanov...

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    Dundee 150 [Cat VIII]

    gambit-man Jul 23, 2017, 5:29 PM

    Dundee 150 [Cat VIII]     Andrew Greet  2447 58.56 Simon Williams  2442 59.25 Martin Petr  2486 54.67 Spyridon Kapnisis  2464 61.11 Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant  2364 60.56 Pia Cramling  2444 51.00 Eduardas Rozentalis  2509 55.44 Keith...

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    Free Chess in Whittier # 111 on Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

    Whittier_Chess_Club Jul 4, 2017, 9:50 AM

    FREE CHESS IN WHITTIER # 111   Date & time:  Saturday, July 22nd @ 10am. Location:  Whittier High School Library, 6739 Whittier Avenue, Whittier CA 90601.   Four (4) sections with different time controls: A+...

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