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  • The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student's Thumbnail

    The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student

    GM Ginger_GM Dec 5, 2016, 3:37 PM

    During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles, courses and whatever else comes...

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    Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    IM Silman Aug 3, 2016, 9:41 PM

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge...

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    A Universal System

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:27 AM

    For some reason, certain openings give players trouble no matter how well versed they are in theory. Sometimes this is a matter of style. This series is designed to explore a universal system against hypermodern...

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  • Rapport Beats Carlsen; Aronian Bounces Back's Thumbnail

    Rapport Beats Carlsen; Aronian Bounces Back

    PeterDoggers Jan 22, 2017, 1:03 PM

    Richard Rapport was the sensation of the day as he defeated Magnus Carlsen beautifully in round eight. Wesley So still leads the Tata Steel Chess Tournament's masters group going into the second rest day. Photo:...

  • Shankland Knows His Classics, Reaches New Peak's Thumbnail

    Shankland Knows His Classics, Reaches New Peak

    PeterDoggers Aug 11, 2016, 12:48 AM

    GM Sam Shankland finished in clear first place at the masters tournament of the Biel Chess Festival. The American grandmaster's rating will rise to 2679, the highest in his career. It's been more than a week,...

  • Kamsky and Nakamura Set For Round 3 Clash's Thumbnail

    Kamsky and Nakamura Set For Round 3 Clash

    SonofPearl May 16, 2010, 12:03 AM

    Round 2 Report by FM Mike Klein St. Louis, May 16, 2010 – Chess fans will not have to wait much longer for the strongest matchup of the 2010 U.S. Championship, as the top two seeds will face each other in round...

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  • The Complete English Defense: f3 f5!'s Thumbnail

    The Complete English Defense: f3 f5!

    GM Ginger_GM Jun 22, 2015, 5:58 PM

    Do you want an exciting and aggressive option against 1. d4? GM Simon Williams has a hypermodern opening for you to try: the English Defense. Learn the basics of this offbeat defense and use it to throw off...

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    History of Chess

    SachovyZbojnik Mar 17, 2017, 12:56 PM

    History of Chess The history of chess can be traced back nearly 1500 years, although the earliest origins are uncertain. The earliest predecessor of the game probably originated in India, before the 6th century...

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    Bishops and Knights

    intellectualsman Jan 27, 2017, 3:30 AM

    Though these 2 minor pieces have been long acknowledged to be equal in power, it has been found that bishops are marginally stronger as they can control large parts of the board at a time. Despite this, both the...

  • Massive Discount for November Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!'s Thumbnail

    Massive Discount for November Prodigy Program with Vishy Anand!

    GeniusKJ Oct 27, 2016, 3:12 AM

      Registration for the November 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is now open at a highly discounted price! That's right, the world's best chess course is on sale for one month. Even better, five-time...

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