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  • Levon Aronian, el ladrón del trueno's Thumbnail

    Levon Aronian, el ladrón del trueno

    JoseDiaz Jun 20, 2017, 1:42 AM

    Con un rendimiento de 2918 y logrando la victoria en solitario con 6/9 puntos, Levon Aronian se llevó el título del Altibox Norway Chess, un torneo que dejó al campeón del mundo (Carlsen)...

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    The Fun Of Pros And Cons (Again)

    NM danheisman Jun 15, 2017, 2:26 AM

    Many years ago I wrote a Novice Nook column, "The Fun of Pros and Cons." This column was directed at the many players who play way too fast in long time-control games. The column and its sequel "Chess is Decisions"...

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    Mamedyarov's Secret For Classic, Modern Chess

    GM Gserper Jun 14, 2017, 4:18 AM

    When I read the recent news that the Azerbaijani GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov crossed the magic 2800 mark, I wasn't surprised. Well, actually I was surprised that it didn't happen many years ago. You see, while...

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    Carlsen Leads Paris Grand Chess Tour After Day 2

    PeterDoggers Jun 22, 2017, 2:49 PM

    Magnus Carlsen is the sole leader after two days of play at the Paris Grand Chess Tour. He is still one point ahead of Hikaru Nakamura, after both players scored two wins and then drew each other on Thursday. The...

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    Carlsen, So Early Leaders In Paris

    PeterDoggers Jun 21, 2017, 5:10 PM

    Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So are tied for first place after day one of the Paris Grand Chess Tour. They scored five points out of a possible six (since the rapid games count double) and are just ahead of Hikaru...

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    Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Paris

    PeterDoggers Jun 20, 2017, 3:04 PM

    The 2017 Grand Chess Tour kicked off today in Paris with pro-am activities at the Vivendi headquarters, at a stone's throw of de Arc de Triomphe. With a series of rapid games, tomorrow the tour will officially commence. Garry...

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  • ChessCenter: Should Women's Titles Be Eliminated?'s Thumbnail

    ChessCenter: Should Women's Titles Be Eliminated?

    ChessCenter May 28, 2017, 6:46 PM

    WFM Alexandra Botez and IM Danny Rensch discuss whether female titles and female-only chess events should exist. Don't miss some spectacular chess moves, all the Speed Champs and Grand Prix news, plus our look ahead...

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    Advanced Tactics: Expect The Unexpected

    GM CCSCA May 9, 2017, 7:08 PM

    What's the best way to prepare for unexpected tactics? Work on expecting them. Could it really be that easy? GM Ben Finegold draws on his own experience plus Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand to teach you.

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    Carlsen vs. Adams: Bishop Power

    GM SultanOfKings May 1, 2017, 2:55 PM

    What is the best game World Champion Magnus Carlsen ever won using the bishop pair? As he told his good friend, GM Jon Ludwig Hammer, it's his game against Michael Adams in the 2007 World Cup. Watch and learn as...

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    Chess Buddies

    Alvin_Cruz Jun 22, 2017, 6:38 AM

    I joined Chess.com on September 14, 2014. Its my birthday on the next day so I thought of reviving my hobby but I failed that time. A year after, I restarted playing chess. With limited time and internet connection,...

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    Is Magnus Worthy????

    MeforChessPresident Jun 21, 2017, 12:01 PM

    With recent tournament performances, like, his home country chess tournament Altibox Norway Chess 2017, Magnus Carlsen is NOT acting like a World Champion. He's doing ok in the Paris Grand Chess Tour, but the old...

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    Attacking a Weakened King 2

    Jimmy720 Jun 20, 2017, 2:59 PM

     Just like in the last game we covered, a pawn move weakens the king. Even though the two games are 153 years apart, the idea remains the same. In the below game, Carlsen destroys Nakamura in an almost effortless...

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