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  • 4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius's Thumbnail

    4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius

    News Apr 21, 2017, 2:00 PM

    Everyone knows that chess is 99% tactics, but how does one master tactics? IM David Pruess has a new premium video series with four exercises which he guarantees will make you a tactical genius if you practice them...

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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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    Aronian Wins Grenke Chess With Round To Spare

    PeterDoggers Apr 21, 2017, 4:27 PM

    With a fourth win in a row Levon Aronian, reached a 5/6 score today, winning the Grenke Chess Classic with a round to spare since the other games ended in draws. Tournament victory for Levon Aronian. |...

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    Ilyumzhinov To Run For FIDE President In 2018

    PeterDoggers Apr 18, 2017, 3:54 PM

    In a statement to Chess.com, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov today announced that he will be running for FIDE president again in 2018. "One billion people playing chess" continues to be his motto. "Today I was analyzing...

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    Grenke Classic: Caruana, MVL Drop Below 2800

    PeterDoggers Apr 15, 2017, 3:40 PM

    Both Fabiano Caruana and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave dropped below 2800 in the live ratings today. In round one of the Grenke Chess Classic Caruana lost to Hou Yifan, while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave was defeated...

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    4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius: Part 4

    IM dpruess Dec 30, 2016, 12:11 AM

    Do you want to become a guaranteed tactical genius? IM David Pruess is promising just that, but the path is not easy? What devilish exercise does he have for you? Tune in to find out!

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    4 Exercises To Become A Tactical Genius

    IM dpruess Apr 12, 2017, 2:05 PM

    Can you really become a tactical wizard in chess by doing four exercises? There's one way to find out. Join IM David Pruess for his groundbreaking set of lessons.

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    4 Exercises to Become A Tactical Genius: Part 2

    IM dpruess Mar 22, 2016, 12:41 PM

    Have you ever wondered how to improve your recognition of tactics in your own games? IM David Pruess has just the exercise for you. Join him as he show you all the tactical elements to pay attention to, and how...

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    One from Greco

    Ziryab Apr 26, 2017, 2:14 PM

    The oldest English language book that presents games from Gioachino Greco (c.1600 - c. 1634) is Francis Beale, The Royall Art of Chesse-Play (London 1656). This book contains 154 games attributed to Greco, as well...

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    Priorslee V Shrewsbury A

    dagdathecelt Apr 13, 2017, 6:42 AM

    Well after missing several games for the team, I was finally available for this dead rubber match , last game of the season to decide if we could finish 5th instead 6th only a 5-0 victory would achieve this. Well...

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    Chess: Important teaching tool or unwelcome workload burden?

    Aarao Apr 12, 2017, 6:00 PM

    Delegates clash at ATL conference on whether chess is an essential tool for improving pupils' thinking skills Is chess a key tool for developing pupils’ strategic thinking that should be taught in every school,...

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