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  • Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship's Thumbnail

    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    How Can Older Players Improve?

    IM Silman Oct 12, 2017, 1:39 AM

    IMPROVEMENT FOR OLD PLAYERS The Chess.com member jayzorac wrote: I have a question for you. Do you think “older” players can still improve to expert and master level?  SILMAN: Mr. jayzorac...

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    Is Chess Barbaric?

    GM Gserper Oct 2, 2017, 12:52 AM

    The title of this article might surprise you. Indeed it sounds like an oxymoron. How can such a noble, royal game be barbaric? Well, the traditional definition of chess is a trifecta of art, science and sport....

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    GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

    FM MikeKlein Oct 13, 2017, 2:17 PM

    [Note: Updated with extensive thoughts from Lombardy's only son Raymond and a personal reflection from Bruce Pandolfini.] GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being...

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    Tarjan Beats Kramnik In Battle Of Generations

    FM MikeKlein Sep 25, 2017, 3:12 PM

    GM James Tarjan is either 65, or only three, depending on how you count. Either way, his chess was good enough to take out the former world champion GM Vladimir Kramnik in round three of the 2017 Chess.com Isle...

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    Tarjan Bate Kramnik Em Batalha de Gerações

    FM MikeKlein Sep 25, 2017, 3:12 PM

    O GM James Tarjan tem ou 65 anos, ou só três, dependendo de como contas. De qualquer delas, o seu xadrez foi suficientemente bom para bater o antigo campeão do mundo o GM Vladimir Kramnik na...

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  • Las mejores jugadas de Bobby Fischer's Thumbnail

    Las mejores jugadas de Bobby Fischer

    FM LuisFSiles Jul 28, 2017, 3:49 AM

    Bobby Fischer es para muchos el mejor jugador de la historia del ajedrez. En este vídeo tienes la oportunidad de disfrutar con el ajedrez creativo del campeón americano, pero también de progresar con los conceptos...

  • Evans Gambit: Nakamura Forces The Pawn Down Bobby's Throat's Thumbnail

    Evans Gambit: Nakamura Forces The Pawn Down Bobby's Throat

    GM Ginger_GM May 30, 2017, 4:06 PM

    Is the Evans Gambit played at the top level of chess? GM Simon Williams shows you an explosive game where Nakamura used the gambit to beat Robert Hess.

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    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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  • Chess Art #2's Thumbnail

    Chess Art #2

    AryamaanChess Oct 20, 2017, 5:49 AM

    Hiya, friends! Today I want to show you the final game from "Searching for Bobby Fischer". Here in this position white thought he was winning, but after 12 moves he resigned. Wait and watch! Amazing, isn't it?...

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    Chess Traps

    Marty_92 Oct 18, 2017, 8:37 AM

    I made this just for myself, so that I can come here and study the traps in one place if necessary.... Otherwise - the credit goes to:  YT - chesswebsite Bobby Fischer Trap (WHITE 1. e4 c5) If.... 9. e5...

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    Bobby Fischer: The Bad boy of Chess

    parvinder_khari Oct 18, 2017, 4:18 AM

    Laszlo Szabo vs Robert James Fischer 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Bg5 d6 6. Qd2 c57. d5 e6 8. Bd3 exd5 9. Nxd5 Be6 10. Ne2 Bxd5 11. exd5 Nbd712. O-O Ne5 13. f4 Nxd3 14. Qxd3 h6 15. Bh4 Re8 16. Rae1...

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