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    Reader Questions, Reader Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

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    How Many Moves Can You See Ahead?

    louisathomas Aug 9, 2017, 3:49 AM

    I recently told a friend that I had been playing a lot of chess. “How good are you?” she asked. I brightened, interpreting the question as an invitation for a game. “No, I don’t play,”...

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    How To Fight 2 Queens

    GM Gserper Jul 15, 2017, 2:34 PM

    I noticed that when I teach the rules of chess to kids, almost nothing excites them more than a pawn promotion. I can see sparkles in the kids' eyes and have to answer the unavoidable question: "So, I can have two...

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    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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    Sino-Russian Double Golds And Silvers At World Teams

    FM MikeKlein Jun 27, 2017, 4:38 PM

    Monday was opposite day in Russia. Despite Russian men winning four prior World Team Championships and Chinese women winning three of the first five, the two nations ending up flipping sections and winning the inverse. China...

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    Tactics Abound As Russia Leads In World Team Championship

    NM SamCopeland Jun 22, 2017, 7:13 PM

    Never question the the home team. After round two in the World Team Championship, Russia trailed China and the Poland by one match point. After round five, they have switched places, leapfrogging China and Poland...

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    Positional Thinking In Chess

    GM GMMelik Jan 1, 2016, 6:17 PM

    GM Melikset Khachiyan already used his experience at the World Youth to teach dynamic thinking, but now he zooms out and uses the same tournament to show you the overall positional skills of one of his students. You...

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    How To Play A Chess Teacher

    IM Keaton87 Dec 21, 2015, 4:16 PM

    Everyone knows you can learn from a chess teacher, but how do you play against one? IM Keaton Kiewra has the answer in his latest video lesson. Learn how Kiewra played a well-known and active chess coach in...

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    Q & A With Coach Heisman: Complete Show From 4-6-15

    ChessTV Jun 28, 2015, 5:23 PM

    Q & A with Coach Heisman where you are the star and ask the questions. This month Dan dedicates the 1st half hour to opening questions before opening up the field to all other questions. Tune into NM Dan fielding...

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