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    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    Chess Goes Podcasting: Listen To Your Favorites

    FM MikeKlein Mar 8, 2017, 2:58 AM

    In a recent interview, the man who's a perfect five-for-five in writing New York Times bestsellers explained that he now has to chase his audience. And that means podcasting. Fittingly, renowned...

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    Staunton Could See The Future

    GM Gserper Feb 4, 2017, 9:53 PM

    In the first part of this article, we saw numerous examples of Howard Staunton's sparkling attacks.  Yes, he knew how to attack, but there were many players who could do it as well if not better...

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    Hammer's Highlights: Underpromotion Mate

    GM SultanOfKings Feb 9, 2017, 12:47 PM

    Jon Ludvig Hammer looks at his game against Artur Neikans from the Pro Chess League. It was nominated as game of the week—and we can understand why: It was full of action! Hammer takes us through important strategy...

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    USCL: Game of the Week | Final!

    GM AlexYermo Nov 26, 2013, 7:56 PM

    The first game to finish in the USCL Finals was also the best. Longtime board one for the Miami Sharks, GM Julio Becerra, gets his team ahead 1-0 en route to their first ever league title. The game is a straightforward...

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    USCL: Game of the Week | Semifinals!

    GM AlexYermo Nov 20, 2013, 10:56 PM

    GM Yermolinsky shows fellow GM Sam Shankland's best game of the year. White plays g4 to loosen his opponent's position, then completely obliterates it with an exchange sacrifice. The mates are pleasing and forced,...

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    Chess.com Dev Update: April 28, 2017

    News Apr 28, 2017, 8:35 AM

    Hey Chess.com! We really worked a lot on enhancements this week! In addition to completely reworking the chess board for the entire site to be more responsive, we are switching javascript libraries as well; moving...

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    The Chess Novice Blogs

    JayeshSinhaChess Apr 27, 2017, 12:01 PM

    Hi All.   I am not sure how a chess blog works.   I am a rather low rated chess player, and am keen to improve. I used to play blitz and improved a little, but I realised that I was not really learning much playing...

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    Play a NM 4 times per month, and more perks!

    NM aww-rats Apr 26, 2017, 3:52 PM

    Hello. Some of you know me already. I try to contribute material to chess.com as often as I can...I'm 62 years of age now and have been playing chess since kindergarten. I earned a master's title just shy of my...

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