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  • Who Will Win PRO Chess League Week 1?'s Thumbnail

    Who Will Win PRO Chess League Week 1?

    FM MikeKlein Jan 10, 2017, 8:14 AM

    With the advent of the PRO Chess League only hours away, Chess.com assembled a panel of five chess pundits to predict the outcomes of every match this season. The experts have quite a bit of work ahead of...

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    The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student

    GM Ginger_GM Dec 5, 2016, 3:37 PM

    During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles, courses and whatever else comes...

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    Game Analysis By Sam Shankland

    TigerChess Dec 3, 2016, 7:48 AM

    In this series, GM Sam Shankland provides in-depth analysis on a series of games played between world-class competitors. There's much to learn from this series. See how grandmasters prepare against an...

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  • Shenzhen: Ding Leads, Svidler Bounces Back's Thumbnail

    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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    Carlsen To Face So In Sunday's PRO Chess League Final

    PeterDoggers Mar 26, 2017, 3:37 AM

    The Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League will see a magnificent final, with world number one Magnus Carlsen and world number two Wesley So leading their teams. The final, on Sunday 26 March at 10 a.m. PDT...

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    Sharjah Masters: Prodigies Score Big

    PeterDoggers Mar 24, 2017, 1:03 PM

    Only a month after the FIDE Grand Prix the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club is hosting another tournament. The start of the first Sharjah Masters was somewhat chaotic, but the conditions for the players...

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  • Member Analysis: The British Are Coming!'s Thumbnail

    Member Analysis: The British Are Coming!

    GM JRLOK Mar 8, 2016, 2:43 PM

    GM Roman Dzindzichashvili is back and worth the wait! Today he shows how the Dutch Defense can switch to offense very quickly. But like any game, transitioning to a better endgame can be key. Watch and see all three...

  • Hammertime In Norway: Giri's Grit's Thumbnail

    Hammertime In Norway: Giri's Grit

    GM SultanOfKings Dec 31, 2015, 6:55 AM

    Can surprises in chess be good? Sure, as long as you don’t take them too far. In the 2015 Norway Chess tournament, the current world number four, Anish Giri, made an unusual move early to try to run over his...

  • Best Blitz Openings: The Leningrad Dutch's Thumbnail

    Best Blitz Openings: The Leningrad Dutch

    GM Dlugy May 25, 2015, 5:20 PM

    GM Maxim Dlugy is back with another blitz opening to add to your arsenal. While the Leningrad Dutch is considered positionally suspect by some players, it’s a perfect opening for blitz, because White has to spend...

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  • Kostya & Isaac: Reykjavik Open Round 6 - Active Play!'s Thumbnail

    Kostya & Isaac: Reykjavik Open Round 6 - Active Play!

    NapoleonBonaparteIV Apr 24, 2017, 7:08 AM

    While we had shorter games yesterday, Kostya and I had some instructive moments in today's Round 6 video from Reykjavik I think for me, this is probably one of the nicest tactics I've found over the board to force...

  • GM Khachiyan Simul at the Evans Memorial's Thumbnail

    GM Khachiyan Simul at the Evans Memorial

    WCM mkkuhner Apr 23, 2017, 3:37 PM

    I arrived in Reno the day before the tournament.  (I learned my lesson many years ago about flying on the day of the event, as I sat in foggy Chicago while my clock ran out.)  This gave me the chance to participate...

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    Round 8: The Dutch Attack

    IM attilaturzo Apr 11, 2017, 1:26 PM

    Yesterday my opponent was FIDE master Mark Lyell from England, who actually lives in Hungary in Budapest. I changed the move orders and missed a pawn capture which is not good most of the time, but it was good this...

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