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  • Format
    Online Aug 21, 2010

    Ignacio Fuentes | Santiago, Chile

    Joined: May 8, 2008

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    Online Oct 22, 2009

    qwerty format | Jakarta, Malaysia

    Joined: Oct 22, 2009

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    Online Nov 24, 2009

    Q Format | anywhere, Puerto Rico

    Joined: Nov 21, 2009

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    Online Jan 15, 2010

    Mücahit Burak Kurt | Almaty City, Kazakhstan

    Joined: Jan 14, 2010

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    Online Aug 13, 2012

    format | India

    Joined: Aug 13, 2012

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  • Willa and Edith

         Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...

  • Carlsen-Karjakin: Hammer's Preview

    When it comes to Magnus Carlsen, I’m not a neutral observer. I’ve known him since we both were 10. We went to the same high school, and I was a helper for him during the first two world championship...

  • Blunders That Give Us Hidden Gold

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 3, 2016, 2:31 AM

    The member QueensConquerer wants to know what I think about his game. JS: I’m going to be honest. This game is a total mess, with one blunder following another (from both sides). However, blunder-games...

  • Better Than Ratings?'s New 'CAPS' System

    One of the most exciting projects I've contributed to since joining the team (eight years ago and counting) is being revealed today.'s Computer Aggregated Precision Score (or CAPS)...

  • Study Plan for Advanced Players: Strategy

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:18 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced Path (Rated 1800-1999) Tasks: Learn the power of the pieces!!! Improve your knowledge of dynamics and tension in chess. Know how to exploit exchanges. Improve your prophylactic...

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  • An Amateur Looks at the WCC 2016

    The chess world spent the last month with their eyes fixed on one main event—the World Chess Championship. Emotions ran hot and many were disappointed with the outcome. Some are claiming it was the death of...

  • Challenger's Cup 2016

    The winner of the Challenger's Cup gets to play in the Washington State Closed Championship, a feat which otherwise demands a rating close to 2300.  This attracted 28 players to the top section, including last year's...

  • Change format World Championship: a simple solution

    A lot of criticism was heard after the quick draw in the 12th game of the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. "Death of Classical Chess'' was a message spread on Twitter by several...

  • A Giant from the Past - Henry Edward Bird (part I)

    A few weeks ago, my first book – Henry Edward Bird: A Chess Biography with 1198 games – was released. During the eight years that I worked on the manuscript I didn’t talk much about this project...

  • 10 take-outs from the World Chess Champs

    As Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin are locked in combat in New York City, here are a few views on what we have seen so far. My day job is writing about track and field athletics and I've covered five Olympics...

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