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  • Who Is The Bizarre Grandmaster?'s Thumbnail

    Who Is The Bizarre Grandmaster?

    GM Gserper Apr 30, 2017, 1:36 AM

    It's a shame that the grandmaster Nigel Short is not as well known to the general public as much as he used to be.   In the 1990s he was one of the best chess players in the world and even played...

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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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    2017 PRO Chess League Schedule

    PROChessLeague Dec 27, 2016, 1:49 PM

    The 2017 PRO Chess League will feature teams from all over the world. Teams have been grouped together into divisions, organized by time zones and global regions. The full schedule is below. All matches will be...

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    The $1 Million Chess Puzzle

    FM MikeKlein Nov 2, 2017, 2:04 PM

    Forget all the Chess.com job postings seeking computer programmers. There's now a prize much higher than helping us code four-player chess. The Clay Mathematics Institute of America is offering a cool $1 million...

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    4 Leaders Draw In Isle Of Man; 3 Others Catch Up

    FM MikeKlein Sep 27, 2017, 3:01 AM

    "The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers," the writer Arthur Koestler once opined. In round four of the 2017 Chess.com Isle of Man International, the four leading...

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    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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    my opening journey part 2 -- English opening

    csayant2014 Nov 7, 2017, 3:02 AM

    hi   i am playing chess over years now. i read some books in childhood days with my brother. it was written in bengali. among all other opening pretty much sound and solid lines is English opening. i am listing...

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    my opening journey part 1

    csayant2014 Nov 6, 2017, 6:31 AM

    Hi A newbie games (in chess) are consists of two types of blunders / inaccuracy 1.positional 2.tactical. less blunder leads often to faster victory. some points of time in life i read few books of chess which talks...

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    Chess Openings for big boys

    PAWNSFORPRESIDENT Oct 8, 2017, 7:05 AM

    Ever wanted to master chess openings, by skimming through a book. Well this won't help, because we’ll be the ones skimming and you’ll be the ones figuring stuff out and not really learning anything. So anyway,   CHESS...

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