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  • Can You Smell Chess Moves?

    GM Gserper Mar 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

    In the beginning of the 1990s, I established a certain routine. Whenever I set foot in Moscow (and I did it pretty frequently), I would visit the Central Chess Club and climb a narrow staircase to the third floor...

  • Who Has The Most Best Game Prizes?

    IM Silman Mar 2, 2017, 4:27 AM

    Before you read this article, have some fun and try to guess who has won the most best game prizes (usually a brilliancy prize but sometimes a positional masterpiece). Did you pick a player? Okay, then let’s...

  • How Not To Hate Endgames

    GM Gserper Feb 25, 2017, 11:56 PM

    "I detest endgames!" said Dawid Janowski more than 100 years ago. He elaborated further by saying that a good chess game should be decided in the middlegame. Today such an opinion would make most professional chess...

  • American Woman - Part III

    batgirl Jan 18, 2017, 11:25 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • Carlsen Plays Chess On His Birthday

    GM Gserper Jan 7, 2017, 7:43 PM

    Most people like to celebrate their birthdays and most of my readers like to play chess. Have you ever wondered what happens when you combine these two great things and play chess on your birthday? Well, recently...

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  • World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess

    PeterDoggers Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

    This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizers' (and sponsors'!)...

  • Tactics from our Team Matches. Ep. 3. Mate on the Back-Rank.

    SergejBrln Feb 10, 2017, 5:49 PM

    This game is from our match versus The Capablanca Club. One of our best players ElFeroz05 could lose, but his opponent made a blunder allowing a knight sacrifice with the checkmate on the back-rank. It was a lucky...

  • Your Endgame Troubles End Here!

    TooruAmuro86 Feb 7, 2017, 7:06 AM

    Hello Team Members,  I am Michael, an engineering graduate student, sleepless professional, bad jokes aficionado, and a new admin for this awesome group. I am writing this to formally introduce myself and as a beginning...

  • Tactics from our Team Matches. Ep. 1. Closing the Trap

    SergejBrln Feb 7, 2017, 5:03 AM

    I plan to post the most beautiful tactics from our team matches. I start with our match versus The Capablanca Club. At the first board our star Qwestor11 trapped the opponent's knight in a beautiful combination...

  • Paul Morphy

    robertrange Feb 1, 2017, 3:14 PM

    Paul Morphy The life story of this perhaps most famous of all chess masters may be told in a few words. Paul Morphy was born in New Orleans in 1837. In 1857 he won first prize at the first American chess tournament,...

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