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  • karpov1657
    Online Apr 26, 2015

    karpov karpov | Kazakhstan

    Joined: Apr 16, 2015

  • w1ld
    Online Jul 22, 2013

    Artyom Karpov | Saint-Petersburg, Russia

    Joined: Jul 23, 2007

  • saigon
    Online Aug 14, 2007

    Andrey Karpov | Riga, Latvia, Latvia

    Joined: Aug 14, 2007

  • yourgirlkaro
    Online Oct 4, 2007

    karolina karpov | poughkeepsie,NY, United States

    Joined: Oct 4, 2007

  • kaspov
    Online Aug 25, 2008

    Anatoly Karpov | redençao-ceara, Brazil

    Joined: Jan 25, 2008

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  • Chess And Presidential Elections

    GM Gserper Jan 21, 2017, 11:41 PM

    During the 2016 presidential election, many Americans got caught between a rock and a hard place. Indeed, since both candidates had flaws, it was very difficult to make a choice. I wish we had an...

  • Who Was The Best World Chess Champion In History?

    IM DanielRensch Jan 3, 2017, 10:12 AM

    What if we had a time machine? What if we could bring all the greatest chess players in history together, removing any advantages of opening theory or other evolved knowledge of our game for a super-tournament? What...

  • Am I Too Old For Chess?

    GM Gserper Dec 16, 2016, 4:44 AM

    I recently received a question from one of our fellow Chess.com members. Since I've heard this question many times, I decided to share my opinion on the subject. The question goes like this: "I am 25 years...

  • Don’t Mock The Mockingbird

    IM Silman Dec 8, 2016, 4:33 AM

    This week we’re going to look at the games of the Chess.com member Mockingbird2, who is majoring in chemical engineering but thinks he can become a chess master in another two years. At the moment he’s...

  • The World Championship Deja Vu

    GM Gserper Nov 26, 2016, 8:07 PM

    [Note: GM Serper reflects on the first half of the 2016 world chess championship.] At the time of this writing, the first part of the world championship match is over, and the score is still even: 3-3....

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  • Gary Kasparov: 24 Lecciones de Ajedrez (Lección 7)

    nyko1978 Feb 17, 2017, 8:24 PM

    Lección 7Actividad y Cooperación de las Piezas   Las leyes de la lucha en la partida de ajedrez se asemejan a las leyes de la lucha en cualquier deporte, y no sólo deporte. Triunfa el más activo, hábil, experto...

  • Karpov Can?

    ergodicbreak Feb 15, 2017, 10:08 PM

    In my endless quest to avoid 1. e4 e5 I've been playing the Caro-Kann, and for whatever reason I enjoy the positions that result, despite the fact that I lose in most of those positions. But since losing is fun...

  • Tata Steel 2017, 11: Wei Yi and Xiong star by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Jan 28, 2017, 6:03 AM

    17-year-old Wei Yi was the only player to win in Round 11 of the Tata Steel Masters. His 31-move victory over Sergey Karjakin took the Chinese prodigy into clear second place, only half a point behind Wesley So,...

  • Ivanchuk: A Genius of Imaginative, Exciting Chess!

    kamalakanta Jan 18, 2017, 1:34 AM

    In a recent interview during a game commentary, GM Boris Gelfand spoke about "destiny" as one of the factors determining if a chess player is successful or not in gaining the World Championship Title. Among the...

  • 10 ways to improve in chess

    GM GM_Igor_Smirnov Jan 8, 2017, 9:44 PM

    There are thousands of the chess tutorials including chess books, DVDs, courses, video lessons, etc. As I often say, it is practically impossible to follow them all to make an improvement in your game. Remember,...

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  • World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess

    PeterDoggers Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

    This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizers' (and sponsors'!)...

  • Wesley So Wins 79th Tata Steel Chess Tournament

    PeterDoggers Jan 29, 2017, 6:36 AM

    Wesley So beat Ian Nepomniachtchi straight from the opening, avoided a playoff and became the winner of the 79th Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee today. Gawain Jones won the challengers...

  • Chess In The White House And Kasparov Wins Again

    FM MikeKlein Jan 6, 2017, 7:48 AM

    In 1984, GM Garry Kasparov endured a five-month match with GM Anatoly Karpov, but his latest battle ended after nine years. Unlike in that clash, this time there was a decision. Also this month, we take a...

  • Webster Doubles Up At Pan-Ams

    FM MikeKlein Jan 2, 2017, 2:11 PM

    For the second year in a row, the "B" team from Webster University beat the "A" team at the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship. Unlike 2015, the second team eclipsing the first squad wasn't necessarily...

  • 2016: The Year In Review

    News Dec 31, 2016, 10:37 AM

    For many, 2016 was a year to be forgotten. Political division and turmoil, the passing of many beloved persons, and acts of violence often dominated the news. However, in terms of chess, 2016 was a banner year....


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