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    The Forums

    batgirl Aug 16, 2017, 11:13 AM

         When I first came to chess.com, it was to avail myself of its wonderful blogging tools and its chess-centric community.  After 6 years of blogging, I chose to devote my time instead...

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    How To Watch Grischuk vs Rapport Speed Chess Champs Today

    pete Aug 3, 2017, 3:03 AM

    One of the best blitz chess players ever will face a young but supremely talented challenger today as GM Alexander Grischuk battles GM Richard Rapport in the first round of the 2017 Speed Chess Championship,...

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    Your Favorite Grandmasters As Emoji

    News Aug 2, 2017, 5:12 AM

    In honor of "The Emoji Movie" (and its certified six percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes), we've decided to assign emoji to some of the best chess players in the world. Let us know if you agree with our...

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    Kasparov's Ultimate Ending?

    FM MikeKlein Aug 19, 2017, 9:23 PM

    Septuagenarian Rex Sinquefield, one of the biggest St. Louis Cardinals fans, has seen many of his favorite team's 11 World Series Game Sevens. Today he got to play one of his own. With the "Ultimate Moves" team...

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    On 2nd Try, Aronian Gets St. Louis Win

    FM MikeKlein Aug 18, 2017, 3:14 PM

    In the end, love wins. On the final day of the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz, when several players brought their families to the tournament hall, GM Levon Aronian had to think about his significant other from...

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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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    LaBourdonnais Presents His Calling Card

    GM dbojkov Dec 1, 2016, 3:47 PM

    It takes a pretty incredible game to be celebrated for 180 years. GM Dejan Bojkov brings you just such a game as Louis Charles Mahe De Labourdonnais delivers a beauty against his nemesis, McDonnell.

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    The Most Amazing Pawn Moves

    GM Ginger_GM Nov 4, 2016, 8:58 AM

    The little guy doesn't usually get to deliver the coup de grace, but in this video from Simon Williams, it's all about those pawns! Watch and enjoy a host of beautiful and crushing moves all delivered by the smallest...

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    ChessCenter: Who Will Win The Grand Chess Tour?

    ChessCenter Dec 9, 2016, 11:00 PM

    The Americans Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura are alive to win the Grand Chess Tour at its final leg in the London Chess Classic, and ChessCenter has full team coverage. Plus, find out what the actor Orlando Jones...

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    My first Englund Opening - Cener Game

    anandsadasivam Aug 20, 2017, 7:58 AM

    https://www.chess.com/live/game/2265472676 Sorry Edmund சௌ Rajendran! So weak in Chemistry! All Subject Fail Mark! [Event "Live Chess"][Site "Chess.com"][Date "2017.08.18"][White "swifty673"][Black "anandsadasivam"][Result...

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    Dominating Class A Players (1800-1999)

    Path2GrandMaster Aug 19, 2017, 7:05 PM

        Class A Players: Game #1   Just a cool sicillian game in which I dominated a strong 1873 opponent...       Class A Players: Game #2   Here is a recent game vs a 1873 in which I lose on time.  Unfortunately,...

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    Why I started playing chess and what it has taught me :)

    fearfulcheese Aug 15, 2017, 10:48 AM

    I'm pretty sure that I played my first game of chess when I was around 10 years old. Quickly after that I joined the chess club at my elementary school and started competing with other kids my age.  In high school...

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