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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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    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...

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    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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    TMCL Challenge Rule Change Proposal.

    Bogor Mar 26, 2017, 5:31 PM

    TMCL Admin have been discussing a change to the guidelines around TMCL challenges, and when it is reasonable to institute a change to these. We could either institute the change immediately (much as we try to avoid...

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    Reminder: VC2017 nominations

    rainy_chess Mar 23, 2017, 6:52 AM

    Reminder: VC2017 nominations A reminder to team managers to register for the Asian League Vote Chess 2017 competition! Please register only on the following page, with team name and TWO contact persons, who must...

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    2017 Season 2nd Round!

    Phoenix_Scorpion Mar 22, 2017, 6:37 PM

    Dear team captains and players, The second round of our League is underway! You should arrange the matches according to our schedule and pairings as soon as possible, so all the teams got enough time to gather players. Starting...

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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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    72-hour Banterthon is back! by chess24 staff

    sontu1296 Mar 27, 2017, 5:11 AM

    Jan Gustafsson, Loek van Wely and Lawrence Trent will play non-stop banter blitz for 72 hours from Monday to Thursday. Each star name will play in eight-hour shifts, so if you’ve ever wanted to play some blitz...

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    Principle of Development: Early History

    Ziryab Mar 14, 2017, 9:59 AM

    Principle of Development: Early History   Morphy is sometimes credited with inventing the concept of development, or at least understanding it better than anyone else before those who followed him began to articulate...

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    Best Places to Get Professional Assistance with Your Assignment

    ruchi_gupta Mar 9, 2017, 9:20 PM

    One of the enduring undertakings for students is to present their assignments on time. Students, whether college going or school, confront a lot of challenges while composing assignments or other paper works because...

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