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  • Kasparov: What Went Wrong?'s Thumbnail

    Kasparov: What Went Wrong?

    GM Gserper Aug 19, 2017, 9:06 PM

    The St. Louis rapid and blitz tournament was definitely the most anticipated chess event of the year. Even people who remember chess only when they see a puzzle in the Sunday column of their local newspaper...

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    Reader Questions, Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

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    The Man Who Built The Chess Machine

    jimmysoni Aug 16, 2017, 3:08 AM

    By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni If anyone has a claim to be considered the founder of the information age, Claude Shannon does. In his groundbreaking work at the intersections of mathematics, engineering, and computer...

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  • Kasparov's Ultimate Ending?'s Thumbnail

    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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    On 2nd Try, Aronian Gets St. Louis Win

    FM MikeKlein Aug 18, 2017, 3:14 PM

    In the end, love wins. On the final day of the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz, when several players brought their families to the tournament hall, GM Levon Aronian had to think about his significant other from...

  • Karjakin Nearly Perfect But Aronian Extends Lead In St. Louis's Thumbnail

    Karjakin Nearly Perfect But Aronian Extends Lead In St. Louis

    FM MikeKlein Aug 17, 2017, 9:30 PM

    Today was a day for short sleeves and short memories. At day four of the inaugural St. Louis Rapid and Blitz, the time control shrank to five minutes per side with a three-second delay. That means, unlike with...

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    Dynamic Thinking In Chess

    GM GMMelik Jan 1, 2016, 5:42 PM

    What did GM Melikset Khachiyan and his students learn from the World Youth chess championships? One lesson was the importance of dynamic thinking in chess, especially in as big a tournament as the World Youths. Andrew...

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  • PRINCIPIA SCACCHORUM, Part 13: ALT-Chess Square 1 Lesson 1's Thumbnail

    PRINCIPIA SCACCHORUM, Part 13: ALT-Chess Square 1 Lesson 1

    RoaringPawn Aug 23, 2017, 5:43 PM

    THIS IS CHESS LESSON 1 YOU WON'T FIND IN ANY BOOK, online course, or when you hire a top GM for private lessons. It builds on a ground-breaking idea Nimzovich made public long time ago, back in 1929. Just imagine,...

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    Chess Playbook: Special Interception: Spongebob Chess

    Jklenear Aug 22, 2017, 11:20 AM

    Hello I had to make a interception from my blog about virtual kasparov for this online game for a couple reasons. For one No where on the internet has the achievements for this game been completely achieved but...

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    Success!

    Alvin_Cruz Aug 22, 2017, 6:29 AM

    I started playing against Chessmaster personalities since A.D. 2000 and since then I have not defeat a computer player above 1600 rating. Defeat after defeat. Even when my online rating is reaching 1700, such number...

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