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  • Do You Need To Know Mate And Tactic Names?'s Thumbnail

    Do You Need To Know Mate And Tactic Names?

    IM Silman Nov 17, 2017, 12:36 AM

    The Chess.com member grepschrop wrote: “Some players told me that it’s not important to know the names of mating patterns. My experience with kids is contrary. What is your opinion?” SILMAN: Though...

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    How To Become a Chess.com and Twitch Partnered Streamer

    News Nov 8, 2017, 7:35 AM

    Chess.com has partnered with Twitch to bring chess fans around the world more options to watch their favorite players. To grow the chess streaming ecosystem, Chess.com and Twitch are offering a number of benefits...

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    Are You Brave Enough To Play This Attack?

    IM Silman Oct 25, 2017, 10:41 PM

    In August, I wrote an article about the King’s Indian and a game played by The Chess.com member IvnKaramazov. Well, he’s done it again with another exciting KID game. I won’t annotate it since...

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    Nakamura Beats Blundering Caruana 17-10

    PeterDoggers Nov 3, 2017, 5:31 AM

    Hikaru Nakamura was the favorite in this Speed Chess match, and won expectedly against Fabiano Caruana, who made several one-move blunders. The score 17-10 was almost exactly what was predicted by a new...

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    PRO League Qualifier: 40 Teams Vie For 8 Spots

    FM MikeKlein Oct 26, 2017, 3:57 PM

    More than 100 top-quality chess players will have the next three months of their lives transformed in a single day. And that day is this Saturday. The first-ever Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League Qualification...

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    Batumi Chess Club NONA Wins 3rd ECC Title

    IM JovankaHouska Oct 15, 2017, 12:41 PM

    Batumi Chess Club NONA won the European Club Cup on Saturday in Göynük/Antalya. As promised, Chess.com publishes a separate report on the women's tournament, once again written by IM Jovanka Houska. The...

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    2017 Speed Chess Championship: Nepomniachtchi vs Karjakin

    ChessTV Oct 24, 2017, 8:10 PM

    Two members of the Russian national team contest this Speed Chess Championship match as reigning World Blitz Champion takes on Ian Nepomniachtchi. Widely predicted to be one of the closest semi-finals matches, the...

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    How Many Wins Can You Miss?

    GM JRLOK Jun 5, 2017, 12:35 PM

    Can GM Dzindzichashvili make it through one of Pete's pathetic chess games without losing his mind? Find out what went wrong on this hilarious member-game analysis.

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    High Volume Errors: Member Analysis

    GM JRLOK Apr 13, 2017, 1:33 PM

    What are the errors that chess players make again and again? Turn up your speakers for this member-analysis by GM Dzindzi.

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    The 1st GingerGM Party!!!!

    GM Ginger_GM Nov 22, 2017, 7:05 AM

    The 18th of November was a special day for GingerGM, after years of saving and building up our business, we decided to spend all of our hard earned profits on a party. In the words of one of England's finest footballers,...

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    September-October 2017 Anti-Abuse Report

    monitor Nov 21, 2017, 1:18 AM

    Report for September, October 2017 The last few months have seen us rather busy! We've instigated a new policy with improved tech to better handle repeat offenders, something many have called for in past months. You...

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    Monthly Blog: November 2017

    quietvolcano Nov 20, 2017, 4:24 PM

    Happy Thanksgiving, happy November, and happy Buy Nothing Day! The irony is: buy nothing day is always the day after Thanksgiving, or Black Friday. Anyhoo, I'm sorry it's kinda late, but better late than never....

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