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    Advance to Ventnor III

    batgirl Jun 28, 2017, 11:37 AM

    1943 The 1943 tournament was held from July 5th - July 11      Anthony Santasiere and Pfc. George Shainswift shared the $50 first prize award.  Santasiere, who espoused...

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    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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    The Lonely Bishop Checkmate

    GM Gserper Jun 25, 2017, 4:07 AM

    In my recent article, "The Lonely Knight Checkmate," I discussed a very uncommon situation where a checkmate is delivered by a knight and the winner has no other pieces on the board besides pawns. Such situations...

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    Russia Supreme At Women's World Team Championship

    IM JovankaHouska Jun 29, 2017, 1:38 AM

    The Russian women won the World Team Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk, finishing 3 match points ahead of the pack. IM Jovanka Houska reports, in between her commentary work in St. Louis! Gold for Russia. | Photo...

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    So Beats Carlsen, Leads In Leuven

    PeterDoggers Jun 28, 2017, 3:32 PM

    He had a bad tournament in Paris, but his start in Leuven was excellent. Wesley So leads the rapid segment of the Grand Chess Tour with 2.5/3, after beating Magnus Carlsen in round three. So won...

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    Sino-Russian Double Golds And Silvers At World Teams

    FM MikeKlein Jun 27, 2017, 4:38 PM

    Monday was opposite day in Russia. Despite Russian men winning four prior World Team Championships and Chinese women winning three of the first five, the two nations ending up flipping sections and winning the inverse. China...

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    Hanqi's poisoned white knight on g8

    NM Mr_Penings Jun 29, 2017, 1:32 AM

    I played a bullet 1 0 match against Hanqi today. It was fun with a lot of interesting and exciting games. The match result was close to even, and indeed the games were very close. However, this blog post will be...

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    Philidor Position d/e-file(Rook End Game)

    parvinder_khari Jun 28, 2017, 1:44 AM

    This blog/video is about Rook end game – Philidor Position. When you are one pawn down and both you and your opponent left with one Rook each. Pleasure of taking win from the hands of your opponent by forcing a...

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    Finally got back to 1600

    froye Jun 27, 2017, 11:57 PM

    Finally i got back to 1600 after along time. It is really good for me because i have tried a lot of games to reach this rating again, it's will increase my confidence more. I feel frustrated lately, because i fail...

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