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  • AlphaZero: Its Great Predecessors's Thumbnail

    AlphaZero: Its Great Predecessors

    GM Gserper Dec 15, 2017, 3:00 PM

    Garry Kasparov's book My Great Predecessors is one of the best ever written about chess. If I had to take just one chess book with me on a proverbial desert island, that would be my pick. Well, actually I would...

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    Efim Geller, Killer On The Chessboard

    IM Silman Dec 14, 2017, 3:27 PM

    Several years ago I was at a coffee shop in Pasadena, California, and started a conversation with a few young (mid-twenties) Taiwanese people. After we chatted about Taiwan, our talk took a turn into various kinds...

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    Karjakin vs Nakamura: The Ultimate Coin Flip

    FM MikeKlein Dec 13, 2017, 10:08 PM

    Never in Speed Chess Championship history, or really in any of Chess.com's head-to-head matches, have two GMs approached their face-off so soon after an over-the-board meeting. A scant five days after playing a...

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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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  • Ever play different rated players even up?'s Thumbnail

    Ever play different rated players even up?

    DENVERHIGH Dec 16, 2017, 8:17 PM

    Hmm. . . I'm playing five players in matches. I've won one game so far. I'm playing a 1200 player and having a tough time. Not LOSING but hard to make a head way. I won the first game. I'm playing two other with...

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    Path To Chess Prosperity #10: Exceeding My Expectation

    EOGuel Dec 16, 2017, 1:11 PM

    Hello guys, and Merry Christmas! Well... it is 10 days until Christmas... but that counts, right?  Anyways, I had a pretty good chess week! I wasn't able to accomplish all of my goals to perfection,...

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    The Best Ways to Win in Correspondence/Daily Chess

    RALRAL3333 Dec 16, 2017, 8:48 AM

    A little while ago, I did The Worst Ways To Lose In Correspondence/Daily Chess which gave me the idea to now do The Best Ways to Win in Correspondence/Daily Chess! This blog hopefully will be much more funny and...

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