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  • Two World Champions to Battle in Strongest Death Match Ever

    FM MikeKlein Apr 26, 2014, 12:06 PM

    The current World Blitz Champion, GM Le Quang Liem, and the former World Junior Champion, GM Dmitry Andreikin, will face off in Death Match 24 on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Their average FIDE rating of 2716 makes...

  • Remembering Curt Brasket

    IM Greenhaven Jan 30, 2014, 10:06 AM

    FIDE Master Curt Brasket was a towering figure in Minnesota chess, having won the state championship a record 16 times. On January 24, 2014, he passed away in his sleep at the age of 81, having battled Parkinson’s...

  • At the European Capital of Culture - Part 1

    GM dbojkov Nov 20, 2012, 3:07 AM

    Maribor, the second largest city in Slovenia was the proud owner of this name during 2012. Many interesting activities took, and continue to take place in this beautiful town where the Drava river flows, and which...

  • Olympiad-2012: Way to the Top

    WGM Natalia_Pogonina Sep 17, 2012, 10:27 PM

    The World Chess Olympiad is one of the most exciting and classical tournaments. Its importance is overshadowed only by the individual World Chess Championship. It is both a fantastic festival and a place where serious...

  • Death-Match Historical Archive

    News May 17, 2012, 12:30 PM

    Death-Matches are grueling, all-out battles of wit, speed, skill, and endurance. For the rules governing these matches, check here. This article will maintain a list of all previous Death-Match Winners. Death-Match...

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  • Bookmark Smarts.

    brigatine-66 Mar 12, 2017, 8:36 AM

    Hello everyone. I decided to share all of my study bookmarks web site links on my desktop with all of my friends here on chess.com. Showing all the subjects I have studied  over the last four years or so since I...

  • When are Magnus & co. next in action? by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 12, 2017, 8:29 AM

    We've got a quiet couple of weeks chesswise, but it’s the lull before the storm! March ends with a new Chinese supertournament, a new open and So, Caruana and Nakamura in the US Championships, before April sees...

  • Chess podcasts, then and now by Macauley Peterson

    sontu1296 Mar 4, 2017, 8:52 PM

    When you think "chess", you probably don't think "on the radio". A handful of chess fans and professionals are looking to change that via the medium's modern offshoot: downloadable on-demand audio — commonly known...

  • Tan Zhongyi produces surprise victory in women’s world championship

    Aarao Mar 4, 2017, 3:10 PM

    The No9 seed beat Anna Muzychuk and Ju Wenjun on her way to the title in a tournament that was marred by controversy   The world women’s championship in Tehran ended with a shock on Friday afternoon when Tan Zhongyi,...

  • World Chess Championship among women. IRAN 2017

    vladimir3004 Feb 24, 2017, 9:15 AM

    World Chess Championship among women. IRAN 2017Champion at the World Rapid and Blitz Anna Muzychuk go to the finals !!Literally crushed former world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk in the semifinals 2-0, Anya came...

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  • Desafío Tiraxtur FC

    CPJM Mar 20, 2017, 2:47 PM

    Inscripciones abiertas para jugar contra el equipo iraní de Tiraxtur FC: https://www.chess.com/club/matches/real-betis-balompie/772204

  • С кем чаще играем в 2017 году?

    Zhagpar Mar 20, 2017, 8:58 AM

    Некоторые наши игроки задаются вопросом, почему мы так часто играем с одними и теми же командами. Отвечаем: мы играем в 5-ти официальных турнирах на уровне страновых команд. Это Дивизион Д Мировой Лиги (WL Div D),...

  • Chess960 WL2017 Round 3 Pairings

    CM ilmago Mar 18, 2017, 11:09 AM

    Welcome to the third round of Chess960 World League 2017 ! Some reminders about Chess960 WL play this year: Always make sure you set the Start Time for your match. Select the announced start date and set...

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    CM ilmago Mar 18, 2017, 11:04 AM

    Welcome to the third round of Chess960 World League 2017 ! Some reminders about Chess960 WL play this year: Always make sure you set the Start Time for your match. Select the announced start date and set...

  • WL2017 R3: Team Iran vs Team Ukraine

    gvyshnya Mar 11, 2017, 2:09 AM

    Шановні шахові лицарі збірної України! Знову заграли сурми – скликають нас на двобій зі збірною Ірану в офіційному матчі 3-го туру Світової Ліги з класичних шахів. Матч розпочнеться 15 березня 2017 р. Не будемо...

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