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  • Kasparov: What Went Wrong?'s Thumbnail

    Kasparov: What Went Wrong?

    GM Gserper Aug 19, 2017, 9:06 PM

    The St. Louis rapid and blitz tournament was definitely the most anticipated chess event of the year. Even people who remember chess only when they see a puzzle in the Sunday column of their local newspaper...

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    Reader Questions, Gripes, And Advice

    IM Silman Aug 17, 2017, 3:48 AM

    I used to do a lot of reader question columns but, for some reason, I haven’t done it in a long time. Why, I don’t know. However, I’m finally in the mood to discuss some of the Chess.com members'...

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    The Man Who Built The Chess Machine

    jimmysoni Aug 16, 2017, 3:08 AM

    By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni If anyone has a claim to be considered the founder of the information age, Claude Shannon does. In his groundbreaking work at the intersections of mathematics, engineering, and computer...

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  • Carlsen At The World Cup: 'I Want To Exploit This Loophole''s Thumbnail

    Carlsen At The World Cup: 'I Want To Exploit This Loophole'

    PeterDoggers Aug 21, 2017, 8:46 AM

    In an interview with Chess.com Magnus Carlsen has commented on his participation in the upcoming World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia. "It is a bit odd that the rules allow me to play when it's a world championship...

  • Kasparov's Ultimate Ending?'s Thumbnail

    Kasparov's Ultimate Ending?

    FM MikeKlein Aug 19, 2017, 9:23 PM

    Septuagenarian Rex Sinquefield, one of the biggest St. Louis Cardinals fans, has seen many of his favorite team's 11 World Series Game Sevens. Today he got to play one of his own. With the "Ultimate Moves" team...

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    On 2nd Try, Aronian Gets St. Louis Win

    FM MikeKlein Aug 18, 2017, 3:14 PM

    In the end, love wins. On the final day of the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz, when several players brought their families to the tournament hall, GM Levon Aronian had to think about his significant other from...

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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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  • Titled Tuesday and Saint Louis Rapid Summer Review's Thumbnail

    Titled Tuesday and Saint Louis Rapid Summer Review

    IM yian123 Aug 21, 2017, 6:00 PM

    This summer was interesting for me in terms of chess. I played two Titled Tuesdays (one went well with 6/10, the other was a disaster as I hung a queen around move 10 in one of my games!) and went to see the St.Louis...

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    A Tale of Two Tournaments: Part one.

    Stephen_Stanfield Aug 21, 2017, 2:37 PM

    I had $20, two tournaments and a decision to make. Do I go to the Many Springs Quads or the Arlington Chess Club Open? The quads were scheduled for August 19 and the ACCO for September 9. They both required $20,...

  • How to fight a Super GM!'s Thumbnail

    How to fight a Super GM!

    FM bank2010 Aug 21, 2017, 12:30 PM

    Hello guys! In this post I'm going to discuss about how to play against much higher rated opponent.   Back in 2012, it was the first time I played for Thailand National Team in the Olympiad. I was very excited....

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