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  • The Amazing Chess Coincidence's Thumbnail

    The Amazing Chess Coincidence

    GM Gserper May 14, 2017, 6:59 AM

    In his book "School of Excellence: Endgame Analysis," IM Mark Dvoretsky analyzes two very similar endgames. He writes: "The game Sultan Khan-Tartakower, played in 1931, was indeed almost completely identical to...

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    My Secrets About Magnus Carlsen

    KajaMSnare May 10, 2017, 2:05 PM

    First let me introduce myself: My name is Kaja Snare. I am a sports journalist from Norway. When asked by Chess.com if I can write this column, I said yes, because 1. It is great to be able to share with you my...

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    War Games: Reshevsky-Kashdan

    batgirl May 10, 2017, 11:55 AM

         In the latter part of 1941 the USCF, only three years old, started finalizing its plans for the 1942 performance of its crown jewel, the U.S. Championship.  But in December the unthinkable...

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  • Mamedyarov Breaks 2800, Catches Ding In Moscow's Thumbnail

    Mamedyarov Breaks 2800, Catches Ding In Moscow

    PeterDoggers May 15, 2017, 12:21 PM

    With yet another win, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov not only caught Ding Liren in first place at the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow; the Azerbaijani also became the 13th player in history to break 2800 in the live ratings. Shakhriyar...

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    Giri Dutch King In Reykjavik

    PeterDoggers Apr 28, 2017, 8:38 AM

    On the day that Dutch king Willem-Alexander turned 50, Anish Giri was the king in Reykjavik. The Dutch number one won the Reykjavik Open with an undefeated 8.5/10 score, and finished ahead of four grandmasters who...

  • Meet Kasparov, Re-Meet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess's Thumbnail

    Meet Kasparov, Re-Meet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess

    FM MikeKlein Apr 26, 2017, 11:39 AM

    With Zurich, Grenke, Reykjavik, and Poikovsky tournaments all taking place nearly simultaneously, you might think there's no room for "other news." But this is the digital age; there's room for anything! In this...

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  • Bobby Fischer's Amazing Knight Move's Thumbnail

    Bobby Fischer's Amazing Knight Move

    GM Ginger_GM Jun 28, 2016, 11:18 AM

    GM Simon Williams continues his series on the greatest piece maneuvers of all time with a shocking knight maneuver played by Fischer in a five-minute game. Williams then presents one of his own games where he outplayed...

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    Ruy Lopez: The Verdict On 4...Nf6

    GM vegasicilia Jan 23, 2016, 3:40 PM

    GM Ivan Sokolov continues his lesson on in-depth Ruy Lopez theory with the most common fourth move, …Nf6. If you play the Ruy Lopez from either side, you absolutely must know the consequences of this move. Learn...

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    ChessCenter: Could Carlsen Beat Fischer?

    ChessCenter Dec 2, 2015, 6:39 PM

    The ChessCenter team tackles some interesting questions on this week’s episode. Could Magnus Carlsen beat Bobby Fischer and Mikhail Tal? Was Komodo's computer world championship performance the best ever? What...

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    In Defense of Descriptive Notation

    TyrinRossPrice May 13, 2017, 8:08 PM

    Descriptive Notation Gets Bad Press The reason descriptive is confusing to modern players is that each square has two designations, depending on who has moved. Every file is known by the piece that starts the game...

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    Enroll in May 2017 Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!

    GeniusKJ May 9, 2017, 11:15 AM

    Five-time World Champion GM Vishy Anand is back to teach in the May 2017 month of the Prodigy Program - the program that helped create the youngest-ever chess master in American history! Registration for the...

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    Due donne scacchiste

    Niramax May 6, 2017, 9:59 AM

     Ho trovato questa frase di un grande scacchista, Bobby Fischer:"Non c'è una donna che io non possa battere dandole due cavalli di vantaggio"

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