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  • What In The World Is A Chess Style?'s Thumbnail

    What In The World Is A Chess Style?

    IM Silman Apr 27, 2017, 3:44 AM

    The Chess.com member WackyJ1 wrote: "You hear about 'style' everywhere from chess books to chess articles. With statements like, 'You should choose your opening based on what suits your style' and, 'Steer...

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    Links to the Past III

    batgirl Apr 26, 2017, 11:44 AM

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow, becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays...

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    Is Speed Chess Good For You?

    NM danheisman Apr 26, 2017, 3:28 AM

    Yes.* *Speed chess is good for you (meaning it can help your slow chess, too) but doing it "incorrectly" could be harmful. Let's digress... A few years ago our Main Line Chess Club hosted a seminar by WGM Jennifer...

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  • Brilliant Wojtaszek Cuts Mamedyarov's Lead To Half-Point In Shamkir's Thumbnail

    Brilliant Wojtaszek Cuts Mamedyarov's Lead To Half-Point In Shamkir

    FM hellokostya Apr 29, 2017, 4:17 PM

    Shakhriyar Mamedyarov played with fire and lost today to an excellently prepared Radoslaw Wojtaszek in Round 8 of the Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. This cut his full point lead to just half a point,...

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    Mamedyarov Maintains Firm Lead In Shamkir

    PeterDoggers Apr 28, 2017, 4:37 PM

    Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is getting closer and closer to tournament victory at the Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. All games ended in draws on Friday, so the Azerbaijani grandmaster still has his...

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    Giri Dutch King In Reykjavik

    PeterDoggers Apr 28, 2017, 8:38 AM

    On the day that Dutch king Willem-Alexander turned 50, Anish Giri was the king in Reykjavik. The Dutch number one won the Reykjavik Open with an undefeated 8.5/10 score, and finished ahead of four grandmasters who...

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  • 4 Exercises to Become A Tactical Genius: Part 2's Thumbnail

    4 Exercises to Become A Tactical Genius: Part 2

    IM dpruess Mar 22, 2016, 12:41 PM

    Have you ever wondered how to improve your recognition of tactics in your own games? IM David Pruess has just the exercise for you. Join him as he show you all the tactical elements to pay attention to, and how...

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    Mastering The Endgame: Attacking With The King

    IM Anna_Rudolf Apr 11, 2017, 1:51 PM

    Did you know that your king can become a powerful attacking piece in the endgame? Let IM Anna Rudolf show you how you can transform your king from a vulnerability into a warrior.

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    Strong Names, Weak Games

    GM JRLOK Apr 4, 2017, 2:35 PM

    Even strong chess players have plenty of mistakes in their games to learn from, so join GM Dzindzi in his entertaining member analysis to find out where these two good chess players went so wrong.

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  • Breaking 2000: Reflections and Plans for the Future's Thumbnail

    Breaking 2000: Reflections and Plans for the Future

    German_MagnusCarlsen Apr 29, 2017, 4:32 PM

    I recently broke the 2000 barrier, so I thought this would be a suitable occasion to make a blog post discussing my reflections about reaching 2000 as well as my goals for the future. I would like to start by showing...

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    Wind Of Change

    kalitka Apr 29, 2017, 3:07 PM

    Hello friends and welcome in profile gary who playing chess online and dedicating his time for men who lose and win game of chess is wonderful work for all ages and experiences playing chess need your attention...

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    My Chess Game Analyzer Creatica

    poliakevitch Apr 29, 2017, 7:58 AM

    Being limited by the move time and slowness of Stockfish java script on Chess.com, I decided to write my own chess analyzer similar the chess.com one but using binary chess engines. It is 32-bit MS Windows Console...

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