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  • How Can An Expert Become A Master?'s Thumbnail

    How Can An Expert Become A Master?

    IM Silman Dec 7, 2017, 9:43 PM

    The Chess.com member Animaul7 (his real name is Anthony Maulucci) wrote: I’m a 16-year-old who has been stuck at an expert rating for some time now, which I know is pretty normal. One question I have for...

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    The Chess Guessing Game

    Vik-Hansen Jul 26, 2017, 1:57 PM

    In our previous installment, we discussed the concept of pattern recognition and this time we present a method for developing overall chess skills without having to rely on static generalizations or idealized simplicity...

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    More Lessons From Master Games

    GM Gserper May 20, 2017, 6:37 PM

    Last time, we started to analyze the old game Charousek-Alapin and learned a useful trick that can be used in variety of openings. As a rule, you can learn more than just one idea from a game played by...

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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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    Fedoseev, Ju Lead World Rapid After Day 2

    PeterDoggers Dec 27, 2017, 12:57 PM

    After scoring two wins and three draws on day two, Vladimir Fedoseev still leads the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ju Wenjun also managed to keep her lead in the women's segment. Although...

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    Azerbaijan Beats Russia, Takes Lead In Crete

    PeterDoggers Nov 5, 2017, 12:57 PM

    With a convincing 3-1 score Azerbaijan beat Russia today, and took a big step towards gold at the European Team Championship in Greece. Ukraine beat Hungary and is now tied for second place with Russia. It...

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  • Yermo Wins Big In Vegas: Nimzo Indian's Thumbnail

    Yermo Wins Big In Vegas: Nimzo Indian

    GM AlexYermo Feb 7, 2015, 2:42 PM

    GM Alex Yermolinsky faces some new ideas in the Catalan Nimzo-Indian by a talented young player during a key round of the North American Open in Las Vegas. Watch how the experienced GM handles an unexpected...

  • US Chess League: A Crushing Debut!'s Thumbnail

    US Chess League: A Crushing Debut!

    GM CCSCATL Apr 24, 2013, 11:42 PM

    Grandmaster Ben Finegold continues his series on "GM Level Preparation" with a video that reviews a case of accidental preparation. His victory over GM Huschenbeth during last year's US Chess Leage season earned...

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    Thematic Openings: The Dark Square Repertoire - Part 3

    GM EugenePerelshteyn Apr 9, 2013, 8:22 PM

    GM Perelshteyn's series on controlling the dark-squares, via a thematic opening repertoire approach, continues today with a surprising turn: He proves that you don't even need the dark-squared bishop to make this...

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  • Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand (2017) Defensa Nimzo-India's Thumbnail

    Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand (2017) Defensa Nimzo-India

    xaviof Jan 17, 2018, 6:24 AM

    Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand World Rapid Championship (2017), Riyadh KSA, rd 9, Dec-27 Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Botvinnik System (E49) 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. a3 Bc3 7. bc3 dc4 8....

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    Wesley So outplayed Magnus Carlsen in a marvelous endgame

    parvinder_khari Jan 13, 2018, 12:57 AM

    Magnus Carlsen vs. Wesley SoEvent: GCT Rapid YourNextMove, 2017.06.28, Huebner Deferred, Nimzo-Indian (E50)1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nf3 c5 6. Bd3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. dxc5 Bg4 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Bd2...

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    Closing 2017 with 3 tournament wins

    IM IM_Kgwm Jan 12, 2018, 9:48 AM

    It is kinda late to post a happy new year-ish type of post but in my defence, it has taken me quite a bit of time to go through all of the games that I played in December. I very seldom participate in local events...

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