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    Arena Kings Archive

    NM SamCopeland Jan 15, 2018, 5:08 PM

    The Arena Kings Cash Tournament is Chess.com's weekly two-hour, 3|0 blitz arena tournament, open to all, with $500 in weekly cash prizes for streamers.  Join the Arena Kings tournament each Wednesday at 12...

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    'Voice of Chess' vs. 'Voice of Reason' In Next Death Match

    FM MikeKlein Jan 5, 2018, 11:15 PM

    Chess.com returns in the new year with its next Death Match, though without quite the amount of excoriating banter from the previous battle. Still, it won't be the monotone voice of Siri either. As in the last match,...

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    Guseinov Wins Year's 1st Titled Tuesday

    NM SamCopeland Jan 3, 2018, 10:17 AM

    Evidently, many titled players resolved to play more Titled Tuesdays in 2018! With 259 entrants, this month's Titled Tuesday was easily the largest yet. With an impressive 9/10, GM Gadir Guseinov was clear...

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    Anand Wins With Flair, Joins Giri In Lead

    PeterDoggers Jan 15, 2018, 1:46 PM

    With some cute tactics, Viswanathan Anand nicely defeated Fabiano Caruana today at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The Indian grandmaster joined Anish Giri in the lead. Anton Korobov and Vidit Santosh...

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    Giri Moves To 2/2 In Wijk aan Zee

    PeterDoggers Jan 14, 2018, 3:23 PM

    Anish Giri moved to 2/2 today at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament after beating Vladimir Kramnik. Close behind is Magnus Carlsen, who beat Baskaran Adhiban. The third winner in the Masters group was Shakhriyar...

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    Winning Starts For Anand, Kramnik, Giri In Tata Steel

    NM SamCopeland Jan 13, 2018, 2:32 PM

    Two Tata Steel veterans seized winning starts in the 80th edition of the tournament. Vladimir Kramnik and Viswanathan Anand each won nice games with White—against Wei Yi and Maxim Matlakov respectively. Joining...

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    How To Checkmate: Smothered Mate

    GM Ginger_GM Oct 2, 2017, 7:25 PM

    This is the checkmate that knight fans dream their whole lives of playing in a real game -- the smothered mate. It's probably the most fun checkmate to play, and GM Williams shows you how to do it.

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    The Best Chess Of 2017: Part 1

    IM DanielRensch Dec 28, 2017, 9:43 PM

    Before the ball drops to end 2017, IM Daniel Rensch is here with his own countdown: the best chess games of the year. Sit back and relive the year in chess with this fun and instructive video, and stay tuned for...

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    How To Checkmate: Kiss Of Death

    GM Ginger_GM Oct 2, 2017, 5:11 PM

    The kiss of death in chess is when a queen delivers checkmate on the square directly in front of the enemy king. It seems simple, but you'd be surprised at how often you can aim for this mate -- and you won't believe...

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    Chasing the Grandmaster Title

    ChessBrah Jan 17, 2018, 12:12 AM

    As most of you know, grinding towards the GM title has been a personal and professional goal of mine for a very long time now. I became an International Master back in January 2013, and, since then, have always...

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    My first night at Chess Club

    dntfeedthemnkys Jan 16, 2018, 11:08 PM

    When it comes to chess, it is fair to say that I am a late bloomer. Or, at least, I will be once I bloom. One of my most cherished, and earliest, memories is of sitting in the room underneath the stairs at the first...

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    What is the Pro Chess League?

    H6wl3r Jan 16, 2018, 9:25 PM

    What is the Pro Chess League?   https://www.prochessleague.com/   This is not an article, its simply a pointer within the blogs to the new Pro Chess League page so people can find it when doing a search.   It appears...

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