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  • Links to the Past III's Thumbnail

    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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    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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    The Most Foolish Opening Mistake

    GM Gserper Mar 19, 2017, 9:28 AM

    I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate: And there is no more popular...

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  • Meet Kasparov, Re-Meet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess's Thumbnail

    Meet Kasparov, Re-Meet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess

    FM MikeKlein Apr 26, 2017, 11:39 AM

    With Zurich, Grenke, Reykjavik, and Poikovsky tournaments all taking place nearly simultaneously, you might think there's no room for "In Other News." But this is the digital age; there's room for anything! In...

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    Kramnik Wins With Amazing Rook Sac In Shamkir

    NM SamCopeland Apr 24, 2017, 4:57 PM

    Two days ago, Veselin Topalov played a wonderful rook sacrifice in Shamkir that some commented might be a move-of-the-year candidate. Today, Topalov's long-time adversary Vladimir Kramnik one-upped him with a possibly...

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    Meier Wins 2nd Speed Chess Qualifier Amid Nakamura Drama

    NM SamCopeland Apr 12, 2017, 1:47 PM

    Tuesday's Speed Chess Championship Qualifier 2 (with two more on April 18 and 25!) featured one of the most remarkable finales in Chess.com's history as Hikaru Nakamura entered the last round a half-point ahead...

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  • The Complete Queen's Gambit Declined: The Current Main Line's Thumbnail

    The Complete Queen's Gambit Declined: The Current Main Line

    GM kaidanov Jun 11, 2015, 7:02 PM

    GM Gregory Kaidanov concludes his all-encompassing Queen’s Gambit Declined video lesson series with the one you’ve been waiting for: the current main line. Learn the ins and outs of one of the most important...

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    Melik and Me! - Highlights from 7-3-14

    ChessTV Jul 10, 2014, 2:55 PM

    A seminal moment in the history of Chess.com? In six years of recording videos, we've never had a Korean pop music reference in a video introduction! What happens when a GM goes Gangnam Style on the chessboard?...

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    Every Chess Opening: Defenses To 1.e4

    IM dpruess Jun 21, 2012, 1:52 PM

    If it's good enough for Bobby, it's good enough for me! Let's focus on Black's responses for now though! IM David Pruess delivers his long awaited sequel to the "Every Chess Opening Move" for White, with a deep...

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    1.a4!

    PatternRecognition Apr 20, 2017, 5:48 PM

        I was inspired by this article...https://www.chess.com/article/view/is-this-the-future-of-chess and so I decided to play one of the greatest moves in all of chess history...1.a4!   I had a chess teacher...

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    Sign Up For April 2017 Prodigy Program - $125 Promo Pricing

    GeniusKJ Apr 13, 2017, 4:48 PM

    Registration for the April 2017 month of the Prodigy Program is now open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. Priority registration is open until 9:30 AM Pacific Time (PDT) on Saturday, April 15th,...

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    Children from Franklin County Use Chess for Assignment Help

    AmyLove1 Apr 10, 2017, 1:22 AM

    Chess has originated in India more than 1, 500 years ago and is now played by millions of people worldwide, but until several years ago it remained unknown to the people of Franklin County in Mississippi. A few...

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