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  • Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances's Thumbnail

    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    Santasiere's Folly

    batgirl Mar 15, 2017, 11:49 AM

      Anthony Edward Santasiere - This name evokes images of the New York chess scene during the 1920, 30s and 40s:  Frank Marshall, Edward Lasker, Albert Pinkus, Fred Reinfeld, Sammy Reshevsky, Abe Kupchik,...

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    The Best Chess Openings For Beginners

    CHESScom Mar 15, 2017, 4:42 PM

    The first few moves of a chess game can be some of the most important moves you make. In those moves, you will establish your early plans and fight for your place on the board. Most beginners don’t need to...

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    ECL Tournament ONLY Italian Flag

    mattosuonato Mar 15, 2017, 2:43 AM

    Buongiorno Team sono riaperte le iscrizioni ECL 2017 al round 2  spiacente anche io pensavo fosse automatico invece ogni girone bisogna reiscriversi . Grazie a tutti coloro che intendono supportare il team Venezia. https://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=769326

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    TEAM MATCHES SUMMARY for the MONTH of FEBRUARY 2017

    TenyVarona Mar 1, 2017, 2:29 PM

    TEAM MATCHES COMPLETED FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 2017 # Name Opponent Players Score Result Finished On 1 Team Florida-"Crazy about Cars"  Team Florida 4 8 | 0 Won 28-Feb-17 2 C67 - Ruy Lopez Opening: Berlin,...

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    ECL2017 ONLY FOR ITALIAN

    mattosuonato Jan 30, 2017, 3:00 AM

    Here's the link of new tournament sorry team i did not notice before that is open only to Italian Flag , is an International tournament only 1 foreign flag every 6 member is allowed . https://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=756172 and...

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    The Italian Renaissance

    GM dbojkov Oct 8, 2016, 3:52 PM

    The Italian Game hasn't been on the cutting edge of theory in a century, but GMs Karjakin and Nepomniachtchi have recently used it to great effect. Watch as GM Dejan Bojkov shows you the subtle positional and sharp...

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    Magnus Carlsen's Lesson on Planning vs Nakamura!

    GM EugenePerelshteyn Oct 27, 2014, 3:15 PM

    How does Magnus Carlsen plan against Hikaru Nakamura? GM Eugene Perelshteyn gives you an in-depth look at Carlsen’s preparation for this world-class battle against America’s top player. Watch how Carlsen develops...

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    Putting Some Polish on the Politiken Cup

    WGM axvesik Sep 17, 2014, 6:40 PM

    WGM Tatev Abrahamyan walks you through a fascinating attacking game she played in the Politiken Cup. Find out why WGM Abrahamyan chose an Italian Game over the more popular Ruy Lopez against her opponent’s e5...

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  • An e4 Repertoire - Modern Italian Game - Part 1's Thumbnail

    An e4 Repertoire - Modern Italian Game - Part 1

    MiddlegamerUmesh Mar 25, 2017, 11:31 PM

    Hello Chess.com Folks!In this series, I am covering an opening which I like the most - The Modern Italian Game.As the name suggests, it has become a trend now-a-days.It usually leads to semi-open positions or almost...

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    Morphy: Crystalline Perfection

    kamalakanta Mar 19, 2017, 7:11 PM

    When Botvinnik gives praise, we listen: Mikhail Botvinnik: "To this day Morphy is an unsurpassed master of the open games. Just how great was his significance is evident from the fact that after Morphy nothing substantially...

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    Scotch opening, Arabian mate, and a gambit

    Berkowick Mar 16, 2017, 7:03 PM

    Hello guys, it's me FM(Fm stands for fun master)_Berkowick. Today i'll be telling you about an interesting checkmate, a gambit line good for playing in casual games, and to follow up, some d4(queen's pawn) defenses...

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