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  • The Match Of The 21st Century

    GM Gserper Mar 25, 2017, 8:44 PM

    When chess players say "match of the century," usually they refer to the famous match between the USSR and the "rest of the world" that took place in Belgrade in 1970. In reality, many famous chess competitions...

  • The Most Foolish Opening Mistake

    GM Gserper Mar 19, 2017, 9:28 AM

    I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate: And there is no more popular...

  • Anatoly Karpov's Best Game Prizes

    IM Silman Mar 15, 2017, 7:10 PM

    My last two articles were about the best game prizes for Mikhail Tal (who won the most prizes — 15) and Rashid Nezhmetdinov, who came in tied for 3rd and 4th with Anatoly Karpov (10 prizes; Garry...

  • How Chess is Like... [FILL IN THE BLANK]

    erik Mar 14, 2017, 5:33 AM

    Chess is many things. A game. An art. A hobby. A science. A sport? But it is also a metaphor that is used in the media to tap into the symbol of intellectual struggle. If you want to show how intricately...

  • Speed Chess Championship Official Rules

    IM DanielRensch Mar 3, 2017, 10:14 PM

    Below are the official rules and format of Chess.com's 2017 Speed Chess Championship.  For the full list of players in the 2017 Speed Chess Championship, click here. By accepting the invitation...

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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 Saint Louis Arch Bishops player won his first three games...

  • Carlsen To Face So In Sunday's PRO Chess League Final

    PeterDoggers Mar 26, 2017, 3:37 AM

    The Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League will see a magnificent final, with world number one Magnus Carlsen and world number two Wesley So leading their teams. The final, on Sunday 26 March at 10 a.m. PDT...

  • Ding, Giri Lead In Shenzen, Where Bishops Rule

    PeterDoggers Mar 25, 2017, 9:32 AM

    GMs Ding Liren and Anish Giri are the leaders after three rounds at the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzhen, China. The other participants are GMs Michael Adams, Peter Svidler, Pentala Harikrishna,...

  • Sharjah Masters: Prodigies Score Big

    PeterDoggers Mar 24, 2017, 1:03 PM

    Only a month after the FIDE Grand Prix the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club is hosting another tournament. The start of the first Sharjah Masters was somewhat chaotic, but the conditions for the players...

  • League of Long Chess

    chessguy1012 Mar 22, 2017, 5:08 PM

    Hey! So, basically, the LOLC (League of Long Chess) is a league where you compete in a league with friends at long time controls. It is a learning experience and also is a fun experience. To play in the league,...

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