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  • MVL-Grischuk Preview: The Basketball Player vs The Tennis Player?'s Thumbnail

    MVL-Grischuk Preview: The Basketball Player vs The Tennis Player?

    FM MikeKlein Oct 22, 2017, 3:49 PM

    By now, you know GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and GM Alexander Grischuk. Or, maybe you don't. There's more to them than tactics and novelties. Sure, in round one of the 2017 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, you...

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    The Eternal Battle: Bishops vs Knights

    IM Silman Oct 18, 2017, 11:32 PM

    The Chess.com member dudejan asked: I always seem to struggle to know where to develop my bishops. For knights the concepts of outposts or placement behind a pawn to double defend certain squares are quite logical...

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    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

    FM MikeKlein Oct 13, 2017, 2:17 PM

    [Note: Updated with extensive thoughts from Lombardy's only son Raymond and a personal reflection from Bruce Pandolfini.] GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being...

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    Carlsen écrase Guseinov au Speed Chess Championship

    PeterDoggers Oct 5, 2017, 3:30 AM

    Mercredi, Magnus Carlsen a battu Gadir Guseinov 20.5-5.5 dans le dernier huitième de finale du Chess.com Speed Chess Championship. Le 21 novembre, Carlsen affrontera Wesley So en quarts...

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    Tarjan Beats Kramnik In Battle Of Generations

    FM MikeKlein Sep 25, 2017, 3:12 PM

    GM James Tarjan is either 65, or only three, depending on how you count. Either way, his chess was good enough to take out the former world champion GM Vladimir Kramnik in round three of the 2017 Chess.com Isle...

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  • Las mejores jugadas de Bobby Fischer's Thumbnail

    Las mejores jugadas de Bobby Fischer

    FM LuisFSiles Jul 28, 2017, 3:49 AM

    Bobby Fischer es para muchos el mejor jugador de la historia del ajedrez. En este vídeo tienes la oportunidad de disfrutar con el ajedrez creativo del campeón americano, pero también de progresar con los conceptos...

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    Bobby Fischer's Amazing Knight Move

    GM Ginger_GM Jun 28, 2016, 11:18 AM

    GM Simon Williams continues his series on the greatest piece maneuvers of all time with a shocking knight maneuver played by Fischer in a five-minute game. Williams then presents one of his own games where he outplayed...

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    Ruy Lopez: The Verdict On 4...Nf6

    GM vegasicilia Jan 23, 2016, 3:40 PM

    GM Ivan Sokolov continues his lesson on in-depth Ruy Lopez theory with the most common fourth move, …Nf6. If you play the Ruy Lopez from either side, you absolutely must know the consequences of this move. Learn...

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    Italian Game

    slobodan007 Oct 21, 2017, 9:39 AM

    1.e4 is fine,but I think 1.d4 is better,but Morphy and Fischer says ''1.e4 is best by test''. This is best piece devlopment and fast attacking,but isn't my favourite position. Devlopment for black too. Italian...

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    Chess Art #2

    AryamaanChess Oct 20, 2017, 5:49 AM

    Hiya, friends! Today I want to show you the final game from "Searching for Bobby Fischer". Here in this position white thought he was winning, but after 12 moves he resigned. Wait and watch! Amazing, isn't it?...

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    Chess Traps

    Marty_92 Oct 18, 2017, 8:37 AM

    I made this just for myself, so that I can come here and study the traps in one place if necessary.... Otherwise - the credit goes to:  YT - chesswebsite Bobby Fischer Trap (WHITE 1. e4 c5) If.... 9. e5...

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