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  • benko
    Online Aug 23, 2007

    Benko Larson opening? | NY,NY, United States

    Joined: Aug 22, 2007

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    Online Dec 26, 2008

    patrick benko | sacramento, United States

    Joined: Oct 12, 2008

  • slovak12
    Online May 10, 2009

    Igor Benko | Slovak Republic, Slovakia

    Joined: Oct 15, 2008

  • wrecked-X
    Online Apr 24, 2010

    michael benko | sicklerville, United States

    Joined: Apr 24, 2010

  • MonikaBenko
    Online Apr 27, 2009

    Monika Benko | Mishawaka, Indiana, United States

    Joined: Apr 27, 2009

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  • Can You Solve Our 2016 Holiday Puzzler?

    • pete
    • Dec 21, 2016, 8:32 AM

    Your favorite annual chess tradition is back. is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler for 2016—and we believe this is the hardest (and most rewarding) quiz yet. The 10...

  • Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

  • 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...

  • The Euphoria Of A Queen Sacrifice

    “Real magic can never be made by offering someone else's liver. You must tear out your own, and not expect to get it back.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn Magic does happen on the...

  • In Whitney's Shadow

    Mt. Whitney, the hightest peak in the contiguous United States      Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the base of the highest peak in the lower 48 states, the high desert community...

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  • 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'...

  • Defending Champions' Title Hopes On Life Support In St. Louis

    It was not a good day to be the king, or queen, at the 2016 U.S. Championship. The two 2015 title winners, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Irina Krush, both drew, and saw the visage of the leaders get a little fuzzier...

  • Leaders Spoil Turns With White, Nakamura Takes Advantage

    Before the ink dried on the headers to the notation sheets, round eight produced a multitude of interesting openings at the 2016 U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship. Spectator heads swiveled more...

  • Caruana Beats Nakamura, Gets Closer To 'Unplayable'

    Update: Video interviews with Caruana and Krush added. It's hard to say which was more declarative Sunday at the 2016 U.S. Championship: GM Fabiano Caruana's play, or his manager's praise. The U.S. number...

  • Komodo Coasts To Victory Over Benjamin

    Once the world's highest rated chess playing entity, Komodo set the tone in the recent Man Vs. Machine odds match against GM Joel Benjamin by converting a magnificent positional duel in game one. In the increasing...


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