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  • forcierhe
    Online Mar 26, 2015

    Grandmaster Grandmaster | Boston, United States

    Joined: Nov 16, 2014

  • GMPC1
    Online Dec 29, 2015

    Grandmaster Grandmaster | somewhereland, Tuvalu

    Joined: Dec 29, 2015

  • theclosetgm
    Online 15 hrs ago

    The Closet Grandmaster | Sydney, Australia, Australia

    Joined: May 23, 2007

  • the_grandmaster
    Online Mar 7, 2008

    nikita grandmaster | pennsylvania, United States

    Joined: Jun 19, 2007

  • CheckmateBlack
    Online Feb 2, 2009

    Soon-To-Be-A Grandmaster | On my Computer...Duh, Australia

    Joined: Jul 19, 2007

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  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: The Worst Move Imaginable

    pete Feb 22, 2017, 5:03 AM

    Back after truly underwhelming reader demand, Pete's Pathetic Chess is the "instructional" column where I subject my awful moves and chess ideas to analysis by an actual grandmaster...

  • When Chess Players Protest

    GM Gserper Feb 18, 2017, 9:55 PM

    One of the biggest open tournaments of the year (Gibraltar) was marred by a bizarre incident that happened in the last round. The women's world champion, Hou Yifan, lost her game in just five moves! Media instantly...

  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

  • Carlsen Checkmates!

    GM Gserper Feb 11, 2017, 11:52 PM

    The most shocking chess episode of the year that everyone is talking about happened in the Tata Steel super tournament. Indeed how often does the world chess champion miss a checkmate in three, when he...

  • Chess Cyborg: Chess Teachers And Chess Books

    IM Silman Feb 9, 2017, 2:55 AM

    This article is a bit different in that I’ve written about chess books and I’ve written about chess coaches, but I’ve never blended the two together. In doing so, I will show you how your chess...

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  • Viacheslav Ragozin!

    kamalakanta Feb 26, 2017, 3:20 PM

      I have seen Ragozin's name mentioned many times, but never really explored his games. At a friend's request, I will post a few of his games. Viacheslav Ragozin Viacheslav Vasilyevich Ragozin (Russian: Вячеслав...

  • The Tallin Pearl- Maia Chiburdanidze!

    kamalakanta Feb 23, 2017, 6:19 AM

    Chiburdanidze with her motherand with her trainer, GM Georgadze       GM Gufeld spins a tale: THE TALLIN PEARL "There was once what is known symbolically as the "club of Vera Menchik". Grandmasters whose pride...

  • 3 games by Ratmir Kholmov

    kamalakanta Feb 22, 2017, 12:34 PM

    Grandmaster   Kholmov scored one of the best results of his career to date with a tied 1st–2nd, along with Smyslov, at the Moscow International 1960 with 8.5/11. The same year FIDE awarded him the Grandmaster (GM)...

  • LIFE IS A GAME OF CHESS

    wisdom_spoken Feb 18, 2017, 9:04 PM

      The world of war is like a chess board, And victory is stored in a closed box in our mind so we fight on the floor. But before the fight begins you must know your opponent and know your mission, Because 64 box...

  • Tehran WWCh, R2 tiebreaks: Sopiko wins thriller by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Feb 17, 2017, 9:15 AM

    Tan Zhongyi and Nino Khurtsidze both won matches that went all the way to Armageddon in Round 2 of the Women’s World Championship in Tehran, but nothing could compete with the thrills and spills of Sopiko Guramishvili’s...

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  • Endgame Technique Yields Grischuk Shared First

    PeterDoggers Feb 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With some great endgame play Alexander Grischuk today defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who was one of the leaders at the Grand Prix in Sharjah. With one round to go Grischuk now leads with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,...

  • Reincarnation contract...

    primepawn Feb 25, 2017, 5:55 PM

    Bongo sale 2 for 1 w/ 20% discount. buy now and get assurance you will be reincarnated as a "fer real" "bona fide" Fide ( pun intended ) Grandmaster.   Why read and study 500 books on chess just buy a reincarnation...

  • Fischer's eccentric brilliancies: Part 2

    Lt2Adnan Feb 25, 2017, 6:01 AM

    The last time we left off, Fischer was on his way to the Soviet Union, where you don't play chess, but chess plays you he was about to participate in the prestigious 1959 Candidates Tournament. Back then the Red...

  • Mamedyarov Crushes Adams, Catches MVL

    PeterDoggers Feb 21, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With a great attacking game Shakhriyar Mamedyarov defeated Michael Adams, and in doing so he joined Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the lead at the Sharjah Grand Prix. The other winner of the day was Li Chao, who...

  • Vachier-Lagrave On 2/2 At Sharjah Grand Prix

    PeterDoggers Feb 19, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the only player with a 100 percent score after two rounds at the Sharjah Grand Prix. The French grandmaster beat Richard Rapport today, who started the game with 1.b3. In...

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