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    Capablanca Capablanca | Cuba

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    Dan Capablanca | United States

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  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...

  • Who Are The Top 5 World Champions?

    • pete
    • Nov 15, 2016, 4:04 AM

    Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin are now battling each other in New York for the world chess championship. While Carlsen is the heavy favorite to retain his title, neither player has been able to break...

  • Is A Knight On The Rim Always Grim?

    • IM Silman
    • Oct 6, 2016, 3:24 AM

    SkladakoV’s question is about this position. He asked: “What if White doesn’t take by 16.Bxa5? Doesn’t that leave the knight on a5 stuck on the side of the board?” Jeremy...

  • Study Plan for Advanced Players: Strategy

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:18 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced Path (Rated 1800-1999) Tasks: Learn the power of the pieces!!! Improve your knowledge of dynamics and tension in chess. Know how to exploit exchanges. Improve your prophylactic...

  • Master Path Study Plan: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:17 PM

    Target Skill Range: Master Path (Rated 2000-2199) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Learn About Advanced Opening Preparation Expand Your...

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  • Mark Taimanov: 1926-2016

    In the night between Sunday and Monday, Mark Taimanov died in St. Petersburg at the age of 90. He was a world-class player for decades and one of the participants of the legendary Zurich 1953 Candidates'...

  • Chess Makes, Costs Big Money And Other News

    This month's "In Other News" is a financial cornucopia featuring a CM who broke Google's bank, the most expensive chess sets, the largest chess set, and taxation with inadequate representation. Join us for an incredible...

  • Xiong Secures World Junior Title With Round To Spare (UPDATED)

    For the first time in 19 years, a player from the United States has come in first place at the World Junior U20 Championship. Today, GM Jeffery Xiong, age 15, won the tournament with a round to spare. Jeffery...

  • Volokitin 1st At Vidmar Memorial

    Andrei Volokitin won the Vidmar Memorial, a round robin held in Bled, Slovenia. The Ukrainian grandmaster finished on 7/9, half a point more than Arkadij Naiditsch. The Netherlands had Max Euwe, Germany had Emanuel...

  • Ivanchuk Wins 7th Capablanca Memorial Title

    Cuba is for Vassily Ivanchuk what León, Spain is for Viswanathan Anand and Dortmund, Germany is for Vladimir Kramnik. Ivanchuk feels at home in Cuba where he won the Capablanca Memorial for...

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