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  • Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship's Thumbnail

    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    How Can Older Players Improve?

    IM Silman Oct 12, 2017, 1:39 AM

    IMPROVEMENT FOR OLD PLAYERS The Chess.com member jayzorac wrote: I have a question for you. Do you think “older” players can still improve to expert and master level?  SILMAN: Mr. jayzorac...

  • What Is The Best Move?'s Thumbnail

    What Is The Best Move?

    GM Gserper Oct 8, 2017, 3:13 AM

    All chess players encounter this situation in every single game. You are considering your next move and see numerous tempting opportunities. All the moves look equally strong, so which one should you prefer? What...

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    Batumi Chess Club NONA Wins 3rd ECC Title

    IM JovankaHouska Oct 15, 2017, 12:41 PM

    Batumi Chess Club NONA won the European Club Cup on Saturday in Göynük/Antalya. As promised, Chess.com publishes a separate report on the women's tournament, once again written by IM Jovanka Houska. The...

  • Globus Wins European Club Cup; Kramnik To Miss Candidates?'s Thumbnail

    Globus Wins European Club Cup; Kramnik To Miss Candidates?

    PeterDoggers Oct 14, 2017, 7:20 PM

    Both Odlar Yurdu and Alkaloid held them to 3-3, but with a win in the final round Globus secured victory after all. The top seed won the European Club Cup in Göynük/Antalya, Turkey on Saturday with...

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    GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

    FM MikeKlein Oct 13, 2017, 2:17 PM

    [Note: Updated with extensive thoughts from Lombardy's only son Raymond and a personal reflection from Bruce Pandolfini.] GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being...

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  • Great Falls Chinook - Round 5's Thumbnail

    Great Falls Chinook - Round 5

    logosx1 Oct 16, 2017, 12:15 PM

    In Round 5 I faced my own student, Colton Quirk, a high-school freshman whose game keeps improving and who managed to score a draw against Class-A player Darren Stacey in Round 3, which was quite an achievement....

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    Great Falls Chinook - Round 4

    logosx1 Oct 16, 2017, 11:56 AM

    In Round 4 I faced the junior member of the dynamic duo from Illinois. His rating is in the mid-1700s, and he gave me a fairly good game that eventually reached a dry position, so we agreed to a draw. I had a minor...

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    Great Falls Chinook - Round 2

    logosx1 Oct 16, 2017, 11:08 AM

    In Round 2 I faced Dan McCourt, who was playing strongly in the speed games the night before and is always a tough opponent. In this game he played white against me, just as he did in the January Thaw at the beginning...

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