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  • When Chess Players Protest

    GM Gserper Feb 18, 2017, 9:55 PM

    One of the biggest open tournaments of the year (Gibraltar) was marred by a bizarre incident that happened in the last round. The women's world champion, Hou Yifan, lost her game in just five moves! Media instantly...

  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

  • American Woman - Part V

    batgirl Feb 15, 2017, 2:10 PM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • Carlsen Checkmates!

    GM Gserper Feb 11, 2017, 11:52 PM

    The most shocking chess episode of the year that everyone is talking about happened in the Tata Steel super tournament. Indeed how often does the world chess champion miss a checkmate in three, when he...

  • Chess Cyborg: Chess Teachers And Chess Books

    IM Silman Feb 9, 2017, 2:55 AM

    This article is a bit different in that I’ve written about chess books and I’ve written about chess coaches, but I’ve never blended the two together. In doing so, I will show you how your chess...

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  • Pawn Moves Weaken Your King. Not Castling Also Weakens Your King.

    dblackw2 Feb 21, 2017, 10:25 PM

    This was the 5th round of Tuesday Night Action 30! at the Charlotte Chess Center. I only got to play in the last 3 rounds and I was able to maintain a perfect score. I was really nervous coming into this game because...

  • MY Future Chess games!!!

    VigneshRar Feb 21, 2017, 4:17 PM


  • PRO Chess League Week 7 Predictions

    TarjeiJS Feb 21, 2017, 3:53 PM

    Here are my PRO Chess predictions for week 7! Eastern Division: Mumbai Movers 8,5-7,5Gorky Stormbringers Johannesburg Koeksister 9Shymkent Nomads 7 Budapest Gambit 6,5Delhi Dynamite 9,5 Belgrade Sparrows 6Riga...

  • World of Tanks; a FREE MMO

    Eagle5639 Feb 21, 2017, 3:02 PM

    If you ever want a game to play in between chess tournaments, this is it! This game is filled with explosions, tanks, and, you guessed it, MORE TANKS. With over 100 Million players world-wide and over 400 in-game...

  • Reaching My Peak at Age 52!

    KingsBishop Feb 21, 2017, 1:18 PM

    I managed to win the Tournament at my local Chess Club last month with all wins. Three of those wins were against higher rated players! It was my first ever Category 1 Norm, and as a result I have reached my highest...

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  • PRO Chess League Week 7 Playoff Push: Who's In, Who's Still Alive?

    FM MikeKlein Feb 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Unlike many sports leagues where all or most of the playoff berths are decided before the final games of the regular season, the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League has everything to play for in week...

  • Mamedyarov Crushes Adams, Catches MVL

    PeterDoggers Feb 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With a great attacking game Shakhriyar Mamedyarov defeated Michael Adams, and in doing so he joined Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the lead at the Sharjah Grand Prix. The other winner of the day was Li Chao, who...

  • Magnus Carlsen Mentors Homer Simpson

    FM MikeKlein Feb 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

    World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen is an avid connoisseur of pop culture. Now, he's part of it. Yesterday his long-awaited cameo on the American animated program "The Simpsons" finally aired on the FOX Network. Hard...

  • Nakamura Beats Rapport In Sharjah Round 3

    PeterDoggers Feb 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave kept his lead at the Sharjah Grand Prix by playing a thrilling draw with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The only winner in the third round was Hikaru Nakamura, who beat Richard...

  • Ni Shiqun Knocks Out Gunina, Pogonina In Tehran

    IM JovankaHouska Feb 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

    WGM Ni Shiqun of China is the sensation of the women's world championship so far. In the last two rounds the 19-year-old Chinese player eliminated both GMs Valentina Gunina and WGM Natalija Pogonina. The...


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