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    Emanuel Lasker's Greatest Hits

    IM Silman Aug 10, 2017, 3:11 AM

    Everyone has a favorite chess player. People like players that are still alive, like Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, etc. Or players that are no longer with us, like Bobby Fischer and Mikhail Tal or, going way back,...

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    The Chess Guessing Game

    Vik-Hansen Jul 26, 2017, 1:57 PM

    In our previous installment, we discussed the concept of pattern recognition and this time we present a method for developing overall chess skills without having to rely on static generalizations or idealized simplicity...

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    The World Computer Championships: A History

    DavidLevyLondon Jul 7, 2017, 6:27 PM

    [Editor's note: David Levy is the president of the International Computer Games Association.]  The history of chess programs competing in tournaments is exactly 50 years old. In February 1967 the program...

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    Nepomniachtchi Tops Aronian In Nail-Biter Speed Chess

    NM SamCopeland Aug 23, 2017, 7:28 PM

    Ian Nepomniachtchi fended off a fierce comeback from Levon Aronian with skilled trickery in the bullet portion of the match and will advance to face Sergey Karjakin in the quarterfinals. In the early match, Aronian...

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    Carlsen At The World Cup: 'I Want To Exploit This Loophole'

    PeterDoggers Aug 21, 2017, 8:46 AM

    In an interview with Chess.com, Magnus Carlsen has commented on his participation in the upcoming World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia. "It is a bit odd that the rules allow me to play when it's a world championship...

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    Kasparov's Ultimate Ending?

    FM MikeKlein Aug 19, 2017, 9:23 PM

    Septuagenarian Rex Sinquefield, one of the biggest St. Louis Cardinals fans, has seen many of his favorite team's 11 World Series Game Sevens. Today he got to play one of his own. With the "Ultimate Moves" team...

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    The Most Perfect Draw Of All Time?

    FM MikeKlein Jul 13, 2017, 1:28 PM

    Is this game the most beautiful and logical draw in chess history? Join FM Mike Klein in his fun analysis.

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    A Decade Of Tactics On The Rock

    FM MikeKlein Jan 16, 2017, 7:20 PM

    The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival has long been considered one of the finest open tournaments in the world. With a storied history, it has produced many fine brilliancies. FM Mike Klein condenses as many as...

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    Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura Promo

    ChessTV Oct 5, 2016, 2:10 PM

    Can you get any more excited for the biggest chess event in online history? It's Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura in the Chess.com GM Blitz Battle Championship, live on Oct. 27. Check out this brand new promo video...

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    Chess University Hiring + Executive Positions

    GeniusKJ Aug 20, 2017, 4:26 PM

    Chess University, Inc. continues to reach new milestones and is revolutionizing chess education. As of this month, we are the world's first organization to offer live, graded, in-school elective chess classes that...

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    Morphy and Me

    ArnieChipmunk Aug 20, 2017, 11:05 AM

    One of the very first chess books I bought was Morphy's Games of Chess (1957) by Philip W. Sergeant. This book (I was 14 years old when I read it) made a lasting impression on me - I've been fascinated by the...

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    Gulag Archipelago of Chess

    RoaringPawn Aug 20, 2017, 11:00 AM

    CHESS SET of DR KUZMENKO, by VARLAM SHALAMOV Prisoners in forced labor camps, as well as in other “corrective” institutions, have always been playing chess fondly. There are all types of people playing chess as...

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