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    Girl Power In Chess

    GM Gserper Apr 22, 2017, 7:22 PM

    At of this writing, GM Hou Yifan is the sole leader of the super tournament in Baden Baden. Her play in this tournament so far is simply unbelievable and each game is a textbook example of good chess. Photo:...

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    Do You Know The World Champions' Games?

    GM Gserper Apr 9, 2017, 1:21 AM

    There are many different ways to improve your chess, but few of them can compete with the time-proven method of studying games played by great chess players.   Indeed, this way you learn all the elements of...

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    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    GM Arthur Bisguier, 1929-2017

    FM MikeKlein Apr 6, 2017, 8:57 AM

    GM Arthur Bisguier, one of America's greatest chess players of the 20th century, died on Wednesday at the age of 87 while in a care facility in Framingham, Massachusetts. The cause of death was respiratory failure. Cover...

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    Carlsen, Caruana, So Vie For PRO Chess Champs This Weekend

    FM MikeKlein Mar 23, 2017, 5:59 PM

    Kill your TV but double-check your internet connection. This weekend will decide which four teams will advance to college basketball's "Final Four," but the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League is one week...

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    Giri, Andreikin, Jobava Favorites At Reykjavik Open

    PeterDoggers Mar 11, 2017, 12:00 AM

    This year's Reykjavik Open will see three 2700 GMs in action: GMs Anish Giri, Dmitry Andreikin and Baadur Jobava. The annual open tournament in Iceland will be held April 19-27. Reykjavik as seen...

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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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    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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    King's Indian implosion

    thejacka1 Apr 18, 2017, 5:48 AM

    I'm making a habit of getting great positions against higher-rated players but then failing to convert. Usually this happens with a blunder in time trouble and within 1-2 moves my whole position crumbles. Here I...

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    Sicilian Defense : Open, Accelerated Dragon, Modern Variation

    nayrbsoculab Apr 17, 2017, 9:27 PM

      Learn this Opening Trap from the greatest World Champ. ever Robert James "Bobby" Fischer this trap was discovered / played in 1958.  ( 10 ... Ne8 11. Bxf7+!! - Rxf7 12. Ne6 Wins ) ((11 ...Kxf7 )) Look for Fischer...

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    1972 Fischer-Spassky World Championships match, part 1

    Mako_Cat Apr 14, 2017, 11:13 AM

    This is part one of three of the the Bobby Fischer VS Boris Spassky world championships match in 1972. Each part will have 7 games in it, along with some explanations, and annotations on the game. Since I'm only...

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