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  • Is This The Future Of Chess?'s Thumbnail

    Is This The Future Of Chess?

    GM Gserper Apr 15, 2017, 10:26 PM

    GM Emil Sutovsky recently posted some shocking news on his Facebook page: a computer program, Ponanza, beat the best shogi player in the world. Not only that, but the computer program pretty much introduced a novelty...

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    Work at Chess.com

    CHESScom Mar 13, 2017, 9:34 AM

    Chess.com is a global team of passionate chess fans and developers. You can meet us here! We're always looking to hire great people to join the team. All of our jobs are 100% remote. We have a healthy work environment...

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    How Can I Get More Students On Chess.com?

    IM DanielRensch Apr 28, 2017, 2:28 AM

    If getting people to pay you for advice was as simple as asking, everyone would be doing it! The same goes for chess coaches looking to develop their professional career. While Chess.com does provide...

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    So Beats Carlsen, Leads In Leuven

    PeterDoggers Jun 28, 2017, 3:32 PM

    He had a bad tournament in Paris, but his start in Leuven was excellent. Wesley So leads the rapid segment of the Grand Chess Tour with 2.5/3, after beating Magnus Carlsen in round three. So won...

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    Aronian Beats Another World Champ, Catches Nakamura

    PeterDoggers Jun 12, 2017, 11:33 AM

    Another world champion's queen was in trouble today at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. Levon Aronian defeated Vladimir Kramnik, who clearly had an off day. In doing so, the Armenian player joined...

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    Carlsen-Nakamura Norway Clash Ends In Draw

    PeterDoggers Jun 8, 2017, 3:18 PM

    Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura was a great fight that ended in a draw, the same result as the other four games in round three of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. Friday is the first rest day. The start...

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    When and When not to use Computer Chess Engines

    IM Nezhmet Jun 30, 2010, 1:28 PM

    International Master Mark Ginsburg begins a new video series on a topic that should be of great importance to players of all levels: When is it good, when is it bad, and most importantly -- HOW exactly should we...

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    A rambling rook in a blitz game

    ArnieChipmunk Jul 14, 2017, 4:03 AM

    Blitz games are usually a lot of fun while they're being played, but best forgotten once they're finished. Last week, however, I played a blitz game on Chess.com which actually featured a funny theme you don't hear...

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    Hayward Bird

    FM Drawyah Jul 4, 2017, 11:32 AM

    My database shows I first played the Bird Opening in 1973, a year after the Fischer-Spassky Match, when I became serious with chess. Around 1980-81 I became enamored with the following line: 1 f4 d5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3...

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    Know Your Chess Symbols

    NM eltenedor Jun 22, 2017, 11:55 PM

        I've been teaching my students how to annotate their games, and along with it, the symbols for annotation. These symbols are extremely useful for not only describing a move, but the evaluation of a position...

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