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  • Game of the Month's Thumbnail

    Game of the Month

    batgirl Apr 12, 2017, 11:48 AM

         The United States in the 1940s had many splendid chess players such as Sammy Reshevsky, Reuben Fine, Al Horowitz and Isaac Kashdan.  The following story involves all those legends...

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    The 10 most common mistakes among chess beginners

    FM LuisFSiles Mar 13, 2017, 12:39 PM

    There is one thing chess players at all levels have in common: we want to play better. From the player who just learnt how to move the pieces all the way to Magnus Carlsen. And the good news is that there is always...

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    Ang Pinakamagagandang Mga Chess Opening Para Sa Mga Baguhan

    CHESScom Mar 15, 2017, 4:42 PM

    Ang ilang mga unang tira sa larong chess ay maaaring maging pinakamahalagang tirang gagawin mo. Sa mga tirang iyon, ilalatag mo ang iyong mga unang plano at ipaglalaban mo ang iyong lugar sa board. Karamihan sa...

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  • So Knocks Out Giri In Nail-Biting Speed Chess Duel's Thumbnail

    So Knocks Out Giri In Nail-Biting Speed Chess Duel

    PeterDoggers May 26, 2017, 8:53 AM

    The very last bullet game (Chess960!) had to bring the decision. Wesley So defeated Anish Giri 15.5-14.5 in yesterday's Speed Chess match, one of the most exciting battles ever seen on the Chess.com live server. Find...

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    Moscow GP: 'Hari' Beats 'Nepo' In Dramatic Game

    PeterDoggers May 20, 2017, 10:39 AM

    Pentala Harikrishna was the only winner at the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow today. The Indian grandmaster was first losing, but eventually defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi in what was one of the most dramatic...

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    3 Winners In Moscow; Rolex For Nakamura

    PeterDoggers May 18, 2017, 3:11 PM

    The top of the standings didn't change much despite three decisive games in round six of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The winners were Hikaru Nakamura, Boris Gelfand, who both moved to plus-one, and Michael...

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  • How The English Attacks: Early Nbd7's Thumbnail

    How The English Attacks: Early Nbd7

    WGM axvesik Dec 21, 2015, 4:25 PM

    You’ve learned the basics of the English Attack vs the Najdorf Sicilian, but what do you do when Black delays castling and launches into immediate counterplay with Nbd7? WGM Tatev Abrahamyan has the answer as...

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    ChessCenter: Controversy At The World Cup

    ChessCenter Sep 23, 2015, 5:41 PM

    Your weekly dose of ChessCenter is back with the best chess news and entertainment you can't find anywhere else. Watch our exclusive report about a super-GM castling controversy at the Baku World Cup, and play...

  • Ginger GM Cooks Spicy Attacks - Part 1's Thumbnail

    Ginger GM Cooks Spicy Attacks - Part 1

    GM Ginger_GM May 5, 2014, 7:59 PM

    The Ginger GM, Simon Williams, shows off how precious timing can be in an opposite side castling position. Material might as well be forgotten, as it is all about who wins the race. He gets the best of his opponent,...

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  • Why the London system is an easy opening to play's Thumbnail

    Why the London system is an easy opening to play

    FangBo Jun 24, 2017, 1:31 AM

      In this rapid game that I played I was surprised to see that I had made 24 excellent moves, 3 good moves, and no bad moves (at all). In this game, which I played this morning, I realised that the general ideas...

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    My Chicago Open 2017!

    NightHawk0085 Jun 19, 2017, 9:09 AM

    I played in the 4 day schedule of the 2017 Chicago Open in the U1900 division. I knew that I would have an uphill battle in this event for a few reasons: 1.) I'm rated in the lower half of the field at 1767; 2.)...

  • One diagram, 192 possible positions!'s Thumbnail

    One diagram, 192 possible positions!

    Westbranch83 Jun 17, 2017, 7:10 PM

    Skip to the final move, and you have a diagram which could potentially represent no less than 192 separate legal chess positions.     This is the absolute maximum number of legal positions which can be represented...

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