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    Advance to Ventnor I

    batgirl May 31, 2017, 1:23 PM

    Introduction      Ventnor City is a charming resort community on New Jersey's Absecon Island, snuggled between Margate City and the more famous Atlantic City.  In the Spring...

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    The Amazing Argentinian Chess Tragedy

    IM Silman May 26, 2017, 2:03 AM

    The Gothenburg Interzonal (Sweden) in 1955 was a 21-player round robin that was held from August 15 to September 21. The top group was the Soviet players (in no particular order): David Bronstein, Efim Geller,...

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    How I Learned My 1st Chess Openings

    louisathomas May 17, 2017, 3:35 AM

    When I began playing chess, I had no idea how to begin a game. I would stare at the row of pawns, wondering which one I should order forward, without an idea of why. Or I’d hop a knight into the open board...

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    Carlsen-Nakamura Norway Clash Ends In Draw

    PeterDoggers Jun 8, 2017, 3:18 PM

    Magnus Carlsen vs Hikaru Nakamura was a great fight that ended in a draw, the same result as the other four games in round three of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. Friday is the first rest day. The start...

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    Strongest Tournament Of 2017 Starts Monday

    PeterDoggers Jun 4, 2017, 1:34 PM

    On Monday the fifth edition of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament takes off in Stavanger, Norway. As Magnus Carlsen himself tweeted this week, it's going to be the strongest tournament of the year. The ten...

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    Deep Thinking: Kasparov On Tour

    PeterDoggers Jun 3, 2017, 5:17 AM

    Garry Kasparov is currently touring to promote his latest book, "Deep Thinking," in which he not only looks back at the famous match(es) with Deep Blue in the 1990s, but also discusses at length the role of artificial...

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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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    Garry Kasparov TED Talk

    SonofPearl Jun 21, 2017, 6:39 AM

    Garry Kasparov has been actively promoting his latest book Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins in recent months, and this has included a TED talk which is now available...

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    Two Janowsky Games.

    simaginfan Jun 21, 2017, 1:48 AM

     In my post on the first Lasker - Janowsky match, I mentioned that I had two favorite games by the great chess artist David Janowsky. I shall give the second one here. Alekhine, in his notes to the game Pomar -...

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    Visited the Marshall

    PawnMorphy Jun 19, 2017, 1:23 PM

    I went up to visit NYC last week primarily for a graduation but also to do the tourist thing, and swinging by the historic Marshall Chess Club was on my list.   It was Monday afternoon and the place was basically...

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