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    How To Not Learn From Your Mistakes Like Karpov

    GM Gserper Mar 11, 2017, 3:31 AM

    As I explained in this article, modern life forces me to recollect the episodes from my childhood years. One such memory is something that every Soviet schoolboy was supposed to know if he wanted to get...

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    Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Game Prizes

    IM Silman Mar 9, 2017, 3:21 AM

    After showing all of Tal’s 15 best game prizes in my previous article, it struck me that many Chess.com members might not have heard of Rashid Nezhmetdinov (born 1912, died 1974), who tied with Karpov...

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    Can You Smell Chess Moves?

    GM Gserper Mar 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

    In the beginning of the 1990s, I established a certain routine. Whenever I set foot in Moscow (and I did it pretty frequently), I would visit the Central Chess Club and climb a narrow staircase to the third floor...

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    Shenzhen: Ding Leads, Svidler Bounces Back

    PeterDoggers Mar 29, 2017, 6:37 AM

    After six rounds it's GM Ding Liren who leads the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzhen, China. GM Anish Giri, who missed a win vs GM Peter Svidler, is in second place. Three more...

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    St. Louis Arch Bishops Win Inaugural PRO League Title

    FM MikeKlein Mar 26, 2017, 1:33 PM

    GM Wesley So carried his team all season in the first year of the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) League. Today, his teammates sealed the win. The top St. Louis Arch Bishops player won his first three games...

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    2016: The Year In Review

    News Dec 31, 2016, 10:37 AM

    For many, 2016 was a year to be forgotten. Political division and turmoil, the passing of many beloved persons, and acts of violence often dominated the news. However, in terms of chess, 2016 was a banner year....

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    ChessCenter: Carlsen Wins And Wins

    ChessCenter Jun 24, 2016, 6:46 PM

    Magnus Carlsen won the Leuven Grand Chess Tour rapid and blitz, and then capped off a great month by absolutely destroying GM Tigran Petrosian in their semifinal GM Blitz Battle match. Find out how he did it on...

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    Carlsen vs Petrosian: GM Blitz Battle (Full Match)

    ChessTV Jun 23, 2016, 8:07 PM

    The match we've all be waiting for! World Champion Magnus Carlsen takes on the Chess.com Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship qualifier GM Tigran Petrosian. While the result was one-sided, the action is fantastic,...

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    Carlsen vs Petrosian: Special ChessCenter Preview

    ChessCenter Jun 20, 2016, 6:26 PM

    Magnus Carlsen will face Tigran Petrosian live on Chess.com this Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m. Pacific. Does Petrosian stand any chance against the world champion? GM Robert Hess and IM Danny Rensch break down...

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    "When You Have to Win!" WACC 2017 recap

    pawnstorm17 Apr 15, 2017, 3:07 AM

    When was the last time you felt like you had a winning position until you moved a slightly inaccurate move and suddenly the tides have turned and you started throwing everything just to secure a draw?  How about...

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    Great Chess Players: Leonid Stein

    GM GMRafaelLeitao Apr 10, 2017, 7:23 PM

    Who was Leonid Stein? For many people, the golden era of Soviet Chess was in the 60’s. Already recognized as the best of the world (with all the World Champions since 1948), and with the sport reaching its popularity...

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    DanTar92 Apr 2, 2017, 8:30 AM

    Ciao a tutti, io sono DanTar92 e ho intenzione di aprire un blog "amatoriale" inerente gli scacchi. Non sarà un blog serio,quindi non perdete tempo a leggerlo. Scrivo in italiano perchè l'inglese maccheronico proprio...

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