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    Blunderless

    benws May 27, 2013, 8:58 PM

    According to a fairly trustworthy source: "Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (November 2, 1854 – May 2, 1930) was a chess player, best known for narrowly losing the 1891 World Chess Championship match to Wilhelm Steinitz." "In...

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    Third Brilliancy Prize

    benws Apr 3, 2013, 8:25 PM

    Here is something you don't see very often... On the 17th move of the game, Tartakower decides to sacrifice his rook for a few pawns. Although his attack seems to go nowhere, he then calmly completes his development....

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    Flair and Prowess

    benws Feb 17, 2013, 8:54 PM

    I haven't featured a Karpov game in quite a while, so here goes... On his eleventh move, his opponent (Velimirovic) either decides to sacrifice his queen or commits an oversight. Still, there is work to be done...

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    2010 Holiday Puzzler Answers and Winners

    SonofPearl Jan 1, 2011, 10:14 AM

    How well did you do in the 2010 Chess.com Holiday Puzzler? There were 20 chess related questions, and a total of 32 marks to earn, but how many did you answer correctly? Despite the questions being harder this year,...

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    2009 Holiday Puzzler Answers And Winners

    SonofPearl Jan 2, 2010, 4:44 AM

    So how well did you do in the 2009 Chess.com Holiday Puzzler? There were 20 chess related questions, and a total of 32 marks to earn, but how many did you answer correctly? The standard of entries was extremely...

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    Adams Wins 2008 Staunton Memorial

    benws Aug 18, 2008, 4:25 PM

    The final round of the 2008 Staunton Memorial was pretty much unexciting as Michael Adams drew with his opponent Loek Van Wely in just 15 moves to take his second straight Staunton Memorial by half a point.  Quiet...

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    blogs

    yeki Jan 28, 2012, 3:05 PM

    http://cssjs.chesscomfiles.com/images/round/orange-m.gif); background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: #575251; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; margin-bottom:...

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    Chess.com-Three Years

    benws Oct 5, 2010, 7:46 PM

    When I logged into the site today, I was surprised to get a notification that I had received a trophy. Since I usually don't get trophies nowadays, I wondered what it could possibly be for. Then I realized that...

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    Highlights of a Career

    benws Aug 23, 2010, 7:56 PM

    A funny thing happened today on chess.com... I logged onto the site, as I always do every day. Everything looked normal, until I saw something very strange. Here's the screenshot of what I saw: Well, I guess that...

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