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  • The Man Who Was Ahead Of His Time's Thumbnail

    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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    How To Understand Chess Openings

    IM Silman Jan 18, 2017, 10:05 PM

    The Chess.com member alaskan asked:  “I would like to focus more on understanding rather than on lines, but almost all the opening books I can find focus on lines rather than on general ideas, so where...

  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand's Thumbnail

    Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    IM Silman Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...

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  • Can Anand Be The Federer Of Chess?'s Thumbnail

    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's Thumbnail

    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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  • What Does the Bible Really Teach?'s Thumbnail

    What Does the Bible Really Teach?

    LuigiPerson Jul 5, 2017, 4:41 AM

    This Bible study tool is designed to help you learn what the Bible says on various topics, including why we suffer, what happens at death, how to have a happy family life, and more. Is This What God Purposed? You...

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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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    TO EVERYONE READING THIS: CHALLENGE ME TO 3 DAYS DAILY

    RALRAL3333 Jun 21, 2017, 3:33 AM

      #1For everyone reading this, please challenge me to 3 days daily. I want to play some really good players so I can get better but never find anybody above 1600 or 1700 in the open challenges part of Chess.com....

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