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  • What I Learned From My 1st Chess Tournament's Thumbnail

    What I Learned From My 1st Chess Tournament

    louisathomas Jun 28, 2017, 3:32 AM

    I prepared for my first chess tournament for weeks. Every night, I played a rapid game -- and then studied it, reviewing my moves to see where I missed a tactic, where I anticipated the wrong move, where I could...

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    More Of Bisguier's Greatest Hits

    IM Silman Jun 9, 2017, 1:03 AM

    Grandmaster Arthur Bisguier was born in 1929 and he died in April 2017. The purpose of this two-part series is to let you enjoy the attacking genius of one of America’s most talented players (you can find...

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    War Games: Reshevsky-Kashdan

    batgirl May 10, 2017, 11:55 AM

         In the latter part of 1941 the USCF, only three years old, started finalizing its plans for the 1942 performance of its crown jewel, the U.S. Championship.  But in December the unthinkable...

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  • Key Players Respond To Kovalyov Incident's Thumbnail

    Key Players Respond To Kovalyov Incident

    FM MikeKlein Sep 24, 2017, 9:44 AM

    Two weeks after the most famous missing fabric in chess, the principal participants and some associated parties have responded. Mostly, they've dug in to their positions. On September 9, 2017, GM Anton Kovalyov...

  • Incident à la Coupe du monde : Kovalyov quitte le tournoi's Thumbnail

    Incident à la Coupe du monde : Kovalyov quitte le tournoi

    PeterDoggers Sep 9, 2017, 10:41 AM

    Après avoir été sommé de changer de tenue, Anton Kovalyov a quitté la salle de jeu avant sa partie contre Maxim Rodshtein dans le cadre du troisième tour de la Coupe...

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    Is There Good Money In Chess?

    FM MikeKlein May 8, 2017, 4:25 PM

    Money, war, politics. It's going to be a heavy edition of "in other news," Chess.com's collection of all the stories tangentially related to the game. This may be the most contentious compilation yet, so get...

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  • What Would Magnus Do? - Part 2's Thumbnail

    What Would Magnus Do? - Part 2

    GM AlexYermo Mar 22, 2014, 11:47 AM

    GM Yermolinsky is back with perhaps the most complicated rook-and-pawn endgame in any video we've ever done. The game wasn't played by the World Champion, but he has a strong suspicion he knows how Magnus Carlsen...

  • How to Develop Initiative: Part 3!'s Thumbnail

    How to Develop Initiative: Part 3!

    GM VMikhalevski Aug 25, 2013, 10:10 PM

    After a seemingly innocent pawn-grab by GM Mikhalevski's opponent, White suffers for the the rest of the game. His undeveloped pieces continue to struggle against the pressure, and although he survived until the...

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  • How I began playing chess's Thumbnail

    How I began playing chess

    Chess_Monsoon Nov 12, 2017, 1:32 PM

    I began playing chess in the winter of 2016. I have a teacher named Mr. Robinson who is a strong chess player, he asked if I knew how to play chess and I said "no I know about it, but I have no idea how the pieces...

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    Magnus Carlsen vs Eric Hansen!

    ChessBrah Nov 3, 2017, 3:58 AM

    I was relaxing and multitasking on my computer when I noticed something out of the corner of my eye: a facebook message from none other than Magnus! He was logged on to the chess.com interface and was looking to...

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    Registration for Prodigy Program Winter Camp with Anand is Open!

    ChessUniversity Oct 26, 2017, 4:25 AM

    15th World Champion GM Viswanathan Anand is teaching in the Prodigy Program 2017 Winter Camp! GM Anand has been a guest instructor at Chess University on several occasions in the past, and his live lessons and Q&A...

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