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    The Amazing Argentinian Chess Tragedy

    IM Silman May 26, 2017, 2:03 AM

    he Gothenburg Interzonal (Sweden) in 1955 was a 21-player round robin that was held from August 15 to September 21. The top group was the Soviet players (in no particular order): David Bronstein, Efim Geller,...

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    How I Learned My 1st Chess Openings

    louisathomas May 17, 2017, 3:35 AM

    When I began playing chess, I had no idea how to begin a game. I would stare at the row of pawns, wondering which one I should order forward, without an idea of why. Or I’d hop a knight into the open board...

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    The Amazing Chess Coincidence

    GM Gserper May 14, 2017, 6:59 AM

    In his book "School of Excellence: Endgame Analysis," IM Mark Dvoretsky analyzes two very similar endgames. He writes: "The game Sultan Khan-Tartakower, played in 1931, was indeed almost completely identical to...

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    Magnus Carlsen Beats Wei Yi: Big Game Analysis

    GM Ginger_GM Jul 14, 2016, 3:49 PM

    The world chess champion Magnus Carlsen bounced back today to score a win over GM Wei Yi in round two of the Bilbao Chess Masters Final. GM Simon Williams gives you the full play-by-play and analysis.

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    Get The Best From A Bad Position: Member Analysis

    GM JRLOK Aug 5, 2015, 12:58 AM

    Even if your position is bad, you can still take advantage of your opponent’s mistakes to salvage or even win the game. In this entertaining member-game analysis, GM Roman Dzindzichashvili points out all the...

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    Why You Need A Plan: Member Analysis

    GM JRLOK May 28, 2015, 3:41 PM

    GM Roman Dzindzichashvili returns with his latest member game analysis. This time, Dzindzi analyzes a talented young player’s game on Chess.com, and the stresses the importance of always having a sound strategic...

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    Almost 200 rating point gain in two days OTB

    seanysean2 May 29, 2017, 10:40 AM

      That's right! Almost 200 rating points gained in two tournaments in two consecutive days. Beat that . The first tournament was on April 29th. It was a 5 minutes/G. The next one was a 30 minutes/G, which was on...

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    Game Analysis #1 - Capablanca vs Alekhine 1927

    MiddlegamerUmesh May 29, 2017, 4:58 AM

    Hello Chess Friends!              In Today's Blog, I am going to analyse a great positional masterpiece by Alexander Alekhine in World Championship Match of 1927 against Jose Raul Capablanca. The game started with...

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    Game Analysis: May 25, 2017

    Alvin_Cruz May 29, 2017, 1:57 AM

    Not every day you are in you chessful mind. Today's games were played by somebody else and not me. Haha. I am surprised that I missed a lot of simple tactics that I usually able to see. Anyway, I added some more...

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