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  • American Woman - Part III

      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...

  • 2017 PRO Chess League: Teams

    We are proud to welcome 48 teams, over 400 players and over 100 grandmasters to this inaugural season of the PRO Chess League! Listed here are all of the team rosters in rating order as well as links to social media...

  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...


    CAÏSSA'S  BATTLEFIELD       Chess at its purest is a totally abstract game that requires nothing but one's mind.       While the accoutrements...

  • The 7 Most Shocking World Championship Blunders

    Is 51.Qe6? from Magnus Carlsen in game 8 one of the worst blunders in world championship history? Well... probably not  After all, Sergey Karjakin did need to find the incredible only-move 51...h5! to win the...

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  • Week of January 16, 2017

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of January 16, 2017:  2016 SCL Championship Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5 Round 3 - Jan 16 - 22   501 Nicholas (2.0,1919) v dblackw2 (2.0,1753)...

  • The Snowballs got bitten by the Mosquitos (6-10) – Recap of Week 1

      The US PRO League kicked off this week and although we were very excited for this new online adventure the match didn’t go exactly as planned. Our team this week consisted of GMs Georg Meier, Evgenij Agrest, Erik...

  • 5-0 at the Washington Class Scholastic

    There is still no editor, therefore there can not be an editor's note. Which makes me wonder how this whole note is even happening. Perhaps it is a figment of your imagination, or maybe I am a figment of your imagination- Nobody  The...

  • Earth-shattering chess in Chile by IM David Martínez

    From 10-15 January 2017 the coastal city of Antofagasta in northern Chile is the venue for the third edition of the Zicosur Open, a chess tournament that has attracted the cream of Latin-American chess,...

  • Reportage da Montebelluna 2017

    Dal 3 all'8 gennaio di quest'anno si è svolto il festival di scacchi "Montebelluna 2017" nell'omonima città. Una manifestazione eccezionale, notevole sul panorama scacchistico nazionale che comprendeva 7 diversi...

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  • El 2016 para Chess.com

    Hace ya casi dos semanas que entramos en el 2017. Aún así, hemos querido mirar atrás durante unos segundos y ver todo lo que ha sucedido en este año. Para ello, queremos compartir...

  • Tata Steel Chess 2017: Previa

    Arranca un nuevo año y con ello, se aproxima la 79ª edición del torneo Tata Steel Chess, la cual se celebrará entre el 14 y el 29 de Enero en las localidades de Wijk aan Zee,...

  • PRO Chess League Takes Off Wednesday

    It's finally here. More than 400 players (100+ grandmasters), chess fans all over the world, and the whole team at Chess.com are very excited that the inaugural season of the PRO Chess League will launch...

  • Chess In The White House And Kasparov Wins Again

    In 1984, GM Garry Kasparov endured a five-month match with GM Anatoly Karpov, but his latest battle ended after nine years. Unlike in that clash, this time there was a decision. Also this month, we take a...

  • January FIDE Ratings: Caruana On The Heels Of Carlsen

    In January 2017, Magnus Carlsen tops the FIDE rating list, like he has done since July 2011. His lead over #2, Fabiano Caruana, however is only 13 points.  A new year is here, and so is a new FIDE...


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