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    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

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    The Strongest Chess Librarian In The World

    GM Gserper Oct 15, 2017, 1:40 AM

    Unless you live under a rock, you know that the 65-year-old librarian James Tarjan beat the former world champion Vladimir Kramnik in the recently concluded Chess.com Isle of Man tournament. Of course Grandmaster...

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    How Can Older Players Improve?

    IM Silman Oct 12, 2017, 1:39 AM

    IMPROVEMENT FOR OLD PLAYERS The Chess.com member jayzorac wrote: I have a question for you. Do you think “older” players can still improve to expert and master level?  SILMAN: Mr. jayzorac...

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    Dynamic Thinking In Chess

    GM GMMelik Jan 1, 2016, 5:42 PM

    What did GM Melikset Khachiyan and his students learn from the World Youth chess championships? One lesson was the importance of dynamic thinking in chess, especially in as big a tournament as the World Youths. Andrew...

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    Play Attacking King Hunts: Calculate Like A GM

    GM Ginger_GM Jan 1, 2016, 5:50 PM

    GM Simon Williams says we play chess for two main reasons: to have fun, and to get better. This new lesson series on attacking king hunts will help you do both as Simon shows you the beautiful and deadly ways...

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    Let's Play Chess.com Streamers Challenge

    ChessTV Sep 24, 2015, 4:36 PM

    Check out this full replay of Chess.com’s own IM Danny Rensch during the first ever Streamers Challenge! It’s a blitz brawl gone wild with gongs to boot! Tune into watch Danny’s often chess related thoughts while...

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    Breaking the pawn structure

    IM attilaturzo Oct 19, 2017, 2:44 AM

    In the last game of the tournament I played with hungarian international master Zoltan Nemeth, who is the publisher of the hungarian chess magazine Sakkvilag.   He played the Be3 line of the closed sicilian. I...

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    How To Learn Chess Playing Art From Paper Writing Service

    emmaqfoster Oct 18, 2017, 7:04 AM

    If you only knew the benefits and impact chess can have on your grade and overall performance as a student, then you will be more interested in learning it. Even though you are not a student, chess can make you...

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    SCC September Quads

    RookSacrifice Oct 17, 2017, 3:45 PM

    Two weeks after Oregon Open, I played in the SCC Quads. The people in my section were Owen Xuan, Federico Garcia, and Addison Lee. Round 1 In this game, I knew the structure with c5 favored me, but I wasn't sure...

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