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  • benko
    Online Aug 23, 2007

    Benko Larson opening? | NY,NY, United States

    Joined: Aug 22, 2007

  • OpeningGambit
    Online 17 days ago

    Opening Gambit | England

    Joined: Jan 21, 2009

  • unorthodox_opening
    Online 1 day ago

    Unorthodox Opening | Bermuda

    Joined: Jan 30, 2009

  • OppeningDefense
    Online Mar 19, 2009

    Opening Defense | Miami Springs, United States

    Joined: Feb 11, 2009

  • OpeningMaster
    Online Apr 8, 2009

    Opening Master | Detroit, Michigan, United States

    Joined: Apr 6, 2009

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  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...

  • The World Championship Deja Vu

    [Note: GM Serper reflects on the first half of the 2016 world chess championship.] At the time of this writing, the first part of the world championship match is over, and the score is still even: 3-3....

  • Learning An Opening: To Memorize Or Understand?

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 17, 2016, 2:33 AM

    Dave asked for my opinion on a line in the Two Knight’s Defense. He wrote: 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Na5 6.Bb5+ c6 7.dxc6 bxc6 8.Be2 h6 9.Nf3 e4 10.Ne5 Bc5. Here there are a few moves...

  • 'Sergey' Documentary Chronicles Karjakin's World Championship Quest

    Will a boy's singular goal in life be fulfilled at the end of November? While we await the outcome of the 2016 World Championship Match, one documentarian sought to get behind the scenes of the challenger's upbringing...

  • How To Learn From Your Defeats Like Karpov

    Anatoly Karpov's book of selected games is one of my all-time favorites. It was a part of the famous Soviet "Black Series" about the world's best chess players. Being one of my first chess books, it seriously affected...

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  • Sergey Karjakin: "Carlsen is the Cristiano Ronaldo of chess"

    Karjakin's first interview upon returning to Russia, for the Sport-Express newspaper. http://www.sport-express.ru/chess/reviews/sergey-karyakin-karlsen-shahmatnyy-ronaldu-1072655/ I BOUGHT A NEW SIM CARD...

  • Dominate with the Double Fianchetto!

    This week’s free webinar is going to reveal an opening system quietly being adopted by the elite players, with Kramnik pioneering it at the top level. The Double Fianchetto system is a flexible, positionally sound...

  • Of Fortresses and that infamous Game 12

    This post is inspired by a recent vlog that was posted by Jacob Aagaard and Nikos Ntirlis on the Quality Chess blog. If you haven't already seen it, and all their previous posts, you really should do so as it seems...

  • August 29th, and 3 months on ...

    I chanced upon this site while bunking-in with an old college mate of mine. The Presentation and Lay-Out made the best of my first impressions.  And the first two were: Live Chess. The previous sites I'd joined...

  • Live by the Sword, die by the Sword!

    The Moscow 1925 Chess Tournament was a very strong competition: Bogoljubow, Lasker, Capablanca, Marshall.... Among the participants was Alexander Ilyin-Zhenevsky, s atrong Soviet Master. Alexander Ilyin Zhenevsky ALEXANDER...

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