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    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    The Match Of The 21st Century

    GM Gserper Mar 25, 2017, 8:44 PM

    When chess players say "match of the century," usually they refer to the famous match between the USSR and the "rest of the world" that took place in Belgrade in 1970. In reality, many famous chess competitions...

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    Speed Chess Championship Official Rules

    IM DanielRensch Mar 3, 2017, 10:14 PM

    Below are the official rules and format of Chess.com's 2017 Speed Chess Championship.  For the full list of players in the 2017 Speed Chess Championship, click here. By accepting the invitation...

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    Shenzhen: Ding Leads, Svidler Bounces Back

    PeterDoggers Mar 29, 2017, 6:37 AM

    After six rounds it's GM Ding Liren who leads the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzhen, China. GM Anish Giri, who missed a win vs GM Peter Svidler, is in second place. Three more...

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    St. Louis Arch Bishops Win Inaugural PRO League Title

    FM MikeKlein Mar 26, 2017, 1:33 PM

    GM Wesley So carried his team all season in the first year of the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) League. Today, his teammates sealed the win. The top St. Louis Arch Bishops player won his first three games...

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    League of Long Chess

    chessguy1012 Mar 22, 2017, 5:08 PM

    Hey! So, basically, the LOLC (League of Long Chess) is a league where you compete in a league with friends at long time controls. It is a learning experience and also is a fun experience. To play in the league,...

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    Tactics Challenge 1: Racing Against The Clock

    IM DanielRensch Dec 14, 2016, 3:33 PM

    How many Tactics Trainer puzzles can IM Danny Rensch solve in 15 minutes? Find out as he lets you dive into his thoughts, both right and wrong, and explains how he approaches solving.

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    GMBBC Highlights: Carlsen vs Grischuk

    GingerGM Aug 29, 2016, 4:28 PM

    So how good is Magnus Carlsen at bullet? Evidently pretty good; he's also pretty good at that blitz thing too. Follow along with GM Simon Williams as he shows you the incredible level of play that Carlsen and Alexander...

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    Secrets Of A Blitz Master

    GM Dlugy Jul 20, 2016, 1:19 PM

    Are shorter time controls and time pressure your kryptonite? You're in luck! Former World Blitz Champion Maxim Dlugy has the tips you need to play to your true potential even when the clock is inexorably ticking...

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  • And Here my opponent Disconnected's Thumbnail

    And Here my opponent Disconnected

    Bumper72 Mar 28, 2017, 1:47 PM

    These oponents quit the chess game instead of resigning or continuing to play.  It's totally unfair.  Some may say they don't care and just take the points.  The problem is that when your oponent quits they continue...

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    Nordstrand, Klubbmesterskapet, runde 10

    DjonniDerevnja Mar 23, 2017, 3:01 PM

      This game went fine. Computer didnt like that I missed some ideas, but those ideas were a bit complicated. Could have made mate too, but didnt calculate it, and went for a safe win in stead. It was even up to...

  • O Henry.

    O Henry. "The Gift of the Magi"

    Podaryonka Mar 23, 2017, 1:17 PM

    One dollar and eighty-seven cents. That was all. And sixty cents of it was in pennies. Pennies saved one and two at a time by bulldozing the grocer and the vegetable man and the butcher until one's cheeks burned...

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