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    World Cup Bracketology

    IM djgwards Sep 1, 2017, 3:53 AM

    The best players in the world, sweat dripping down their faces. Win or go home. Big money on the line. One shot at glory. Pawn sacrifices. No, this is not your traditional sporting event. This is the Chess World...

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    How Many Moves Can You See Ahead?

    louisathomas Aug 9, 2017, 3:49 AM

    I recently told a friend that I had been playing a lot of chess. “How good are you?” she asked. I brightened, interpreting the question as an invitation for a game. “No, I don’t play,”...

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    The Man Who Was Ahead Of His Time

    GM Gserper Jan 29, 2017, 11:59 AM

    Ask chess players about the period known as romantic chess and they will probably mention the names of La Bourdonnais, Anderssen and Morphy. Indeed, all three of them were called unofficial world...

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    Can Anand Be The Federer Of Chess?

    FM MikeKlein Jul 21, 2017, 5:00 AM

    What's more impressive: spending more than 300 weeks as the world number one, or winning five separate world championship titles? We'll leave it to you to debate who's had a more historic career -- Roger Federer...

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    The Best Chess Headline And Other News

    FM MikeKlein Dec 14, 2016, 2:26 PM

    Amidst a month of news dominated by the world championship only a few chess stories without a New York City setting slipped through the cracks in November. For whatever reason, U.K. media dominates this issue of...

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    Zurich Chess Challenge Changes Name, Lineup, Time Control

    FM MikeKlein Nov 21, 2016, 9:09 AM

    The Zurich Chess Challenge will add a word, more players, and switch both the venue and time control for the 2017 event. The Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge, to be held April 13-17, 2017, will honor the recent...

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    Material Odds Challenge: 03-17-16

    ChessTV Apr 26, 2016, 2:38 PM

    IM Aman Hambleton takes on all Chess.com challenges at blitz material odds games! Ranging from Queen Odds to the "Knightmare" the action never stops! You won't want to miss this full replay from March 17, 2016!

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    ChessBrah Blitz: 03-07-16

    ChessTV Apr 26, 2016, 2:29 PM

    GM Erik Hansen is getting close to 3000 in bullet but is now taking on all challenges that are less than 5 minutes! It heating up and you can hear the fire truck coming in the background! Will Chess.com members...

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    5 Forks You Must Know!

    IM DanielRensch Sep 30, 2014, 8:41 PM

    Can you name the five types of forks that are the keys to winning chess tactics? IM Daniel Rensch shows you the five fork patterns you need to know before you play your next chess game. You’ll learn how each...

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    How learning chess is helping SA kids with maths

    Aarao Sep 19, 2017, 3:09 PM

    We bewail Trends in International Maths and Science results which show South African children are lagging far behind their counterparts from other countries when it comes to performance in maths and science. We...

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    Chess Playbook: Chess master gameboy advance version

    Jklenear Sep 19, 2017, 12:11 PM

    This Classical game has 1 (arguablly 2 if you count the rating changer) challenges. The main opponent is I believe this "Board Champion" (pictured avatar) which is seperate from chess master. It stands to reason...

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    paolo2014 Sep 5, 2017, 4:35 AM

    Dear friends, since chess.com will change its site from September 30 that I will not be able to view from my computer, I have to close this account and can not accept new challenges. Hello everybody Paul

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