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- Jan 18, 2017, 1:34 AM
In a recent interview during a game commentary, GM Boris Gelfand spoke about "destiny" as one of the factors determining if a chess player is successful or not in gaining the World Championship Title. Among the...
- Jan 13, 2017, 2:59 AM
The appeal of the Wilkes-Barre or Traxler variation in the Two Knights — 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 Bc5 — is that Black just ignores the threat on f7. No matter which way White captures, Black suffers...
- Jan 7, 2017, 9:35 AM
In this post i will cover the lines in another of the most played systems - Nf6 d5. I will mostly analyze after 1e4 Nf6, 2Nc3 d5. Won't give much thought about the 1e4 Nf6. 2e5 ... lines as they are pretty boring...
- Nov 26, 2016, 2:22 PM
GM Magnus Carlsen played a wonderful idea today, but it wasn't enough to create winning chances. With one game to go in the 2016 World Championship, to be played on Monday, his match with GM Sergey...
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- Nov 11, 2016, 2:53 PM
The Hollywood actor Woody Harrelson made the first move of the 2016 world chess championship, but his principled 1. d4 wasn't the story. Rather, it was what followed one move later. Less than a minute into...
- Oct 4, 2016, 12:14 PM
After an amazing sixth round, the storm calmed in Moscow as all five games at the Tal Memorial ended in draws. The night before, Anish Giri became a father. Giri was the last player to sign...