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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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    The Wait Is Kaspar-over

    FM MikeKlein Aug 13, 2017, 6:37 PM

    It has been 4539 days since GM Garry Kasparov played a rated chess game. Internet and St. Louis Chess Club audiences, neither of whom even existed a dozen years ago, will only have to wait one more day to see the...

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    Awonder Liang Now World's Youngest Grandmaster

    NM SamCopeland Aug 10, 2017, 12:02 PM

    FIDE has confirmed Awonder Liang's grandmaster title by written resolution. This makes the 14-year-old American the 10th youngest grandmaster of all time, and the youngest in the world today. Headline photo from...

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    Caruana Wins In 110 Moves, Now 1 Of 3 Leaders

    FM MikeKlein Aug 3, 2017, 6:56 PM

    It's hard to top a world championship rematch, but GM Fabiano Caruana tried his best on day two of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup. On an afternoon when GM Magnus Carlsen won with relative ease over his November 2016...

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    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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