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  • Women's World Team Chess Championship: Part I's Thumbnail

    Women's World Team Chess Championship: Part I

    WGM Natalia_Pogonina Jan 3, 2012, 4:24 PM

    The World Team Chess Championship is one of the most prestigious team events, although women’s championships have a very short history. This year’s edition in Mardin, Turkey was only the third. The previous two...

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    The “Chinese” Championship

    GM dbojkov Dec 17, 2010, 7:51 PM

    The WWCC started at the beginning of December in Antakya, Turkey. The sacred chess number of players-- 64-- were to take part in the event, but two of them did not appear, and lost by forfeit. The first round...

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    It is all the Bull's Fault.

    WIM energia Dec 16, 2010, 11:05 PM

    Tatiana Kosintseva, being one of the top seeds of the Women’s World Championship, was eliminated in the second round by Yelena Dembo being more than one hundred points lower rated. The endgame that we will look...

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    Caruana Officially #3 on July 1st Rating List

    News Jul 1, 2013, 1:48 AM

    Fabiano Caruana is officially the world's number 3 player. The Italian, who also has an American passport, gained 22 ratings in the July 1st FIDE rating list and surpassed Vladimir Kramnik, who lost 19 points. World...

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    June 2013 Fide Rating List

    SonofPearl May 31, 2013, 1:54 PM

    FIDE have published the official rating list for June 2013. Magnus Carlsen, Lev Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik are still the top 3 ranked players, all in the 2800 Elo+ club. World champion Vishy Anand climbs back...

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    May 2013 FIDE Rating List

    SonofPearl Apr 30, 2013, 2:36 PM

    FIDE have published the official rating list for May 2013.  The ratings include the very recently finished Zug Grand Prix, and as a result Veselin Topalov has soared up to #4 in the rankings, gaining a whopping...

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    One Summer with the Gruenfeld

    certocertius Apr 13, 2015, 7:30 PM

    In recent years an old side-line has gained considerable popularity against the Gruenfeld: the move 7.Qa4+ in the classical exchange variation has appeared with increasing frequency at the top level since 2011....

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    Finding Home in the Grunfeld Defense

    jdcannon Jan 17, 2015, 5:42 PM

    A short list of systems I've attempted against the Grunfeld: Exchange Variation The Russian System Qa4+ System Bf4 System The Solid e3 When I first learned of the Grunfeld, I read something to the effect...

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    Hot Stuff - Informant 118 Cobra edition

    Chess_Informant Nov 17, 2013, 2:12 PM

    CHESS INFORMANT 118 COBRA EDITION THE PERIODICAL THAT PROS USE AND CREATE Countdown - 3 more days until Chess Informant 118 Launch By FM Josip Asik, CEO of Chess Informant  Only shortly after the end of the dramatic...

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