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  • Reader Questions, Gripes, And Advice's Thumbnail

    Reader Questions, Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

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    The Forums

    batgirl Aug 16, 2017, 11:13 AM

         When I first came to chess.com, it was to avail myself of its wonderful blogging tools and its chess-centric community.  After 6 years of blogging, I chose to devote my time instead...

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    The Man Who Built The Chess Machine

    jimmysoni Aug 16, 2017, 3:08 AM

    By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni If anyone has a claim to be considered the founder of the information age, Claude Shannon does. In his groundbreaking work at the intersections of mathematics, engineering, and computer...

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  • So Beats Anand In Final, Clinches Leon's Thumbnail

    So Beats Anand In Final, Clinches Leon

    PeterDoggers Jul 10, 2017, 6:27 AM

    In a tournament where Wesley So committed one of the most bizarre blunders of recent years, he ended up winning the Leon tournament by beating Viswanathan Anand in the final. So brought his sunglasses to Leon...

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    Carlsen Catches So At Leuven Blitz Halfway

    PeterDoggers Jul 1, 2017, 3:15 PM

    Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So are tied for first place halfway the blitz segment of the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven, Belgium. Carlsen started with a three-point deficit but scored...

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    Carlsen Beats MVL In Playoff, Wins Paris Grand Chess Tour

    PeterDoggers Jun 25, 2017, 8:34 AM

    Magnus Carlsen defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a playoff to clinch the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Both players had finished on 24 points out of a possible 36, and shared the first two prizes to earn $31,250 each. Hikaru...

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  • WPP #5: Confirmation Bias's Thumbnail

    WPP #5: Confirmation Bias

    chesster3145 Aug 19, 2017, 6:35 PM

        To be terribly honest, I can hardly write right now. I just don't know how to pin confirmation bias down. Even "Inconsistent Thought Process" was easier - just look back at your thoughts during a game and figure...

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    Not Impressive but Still My First 12 Move Perfect Game!

    Fidel_Valenzuela Aug 17, 2017, 11:17 PM

    Ending position. White wins.   This is a breakdown of my first perfect game... well according to the computer's analysis on quick (I don't have a membership). According to the analysis, all 12 moves were the best...

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    My games in Beacon Chess Open tournament

    oshanchess Aug 15, 2017, 4:14 AM

    Played in an open tournament starting 12th August 2017. I was particularly excited about this one, was my first in hometown Jaipur.    Here are the games (All were classical games with 90 min + 30 sec time control.) Would...

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