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    Santasiere's Thoughts and Remembrances

    batgirl Mar 29, 2017, 12:24 PM

         While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books, newspapers...

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    The Man Who Was Ahead Of His Time

    GM Gserper Jan 29, 2017, 11:59 AM

    Ask chess players about the period known as romantic chess and they will probably mention the names of La Bourdonnais, Anderssen and Morphy. Indeed, all three of them were called unofficial world...

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    Learning Chess Patterns Is Easy

    IM Silman Dec 29, 2016, 8:11 AM

    I recently noticed an article that tried to clarify what a pattern is. I found it quite agonizing since the writer didn’t understand patterns but was trying hard to isolate exactly what it was (a noble...

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    FideCastro Mar 19, 2017, 10:52 PM

    Dave Pugh       ½        Robin Anderton (126)               ½ Roy Peters       1          Mike Warden (126)                    0 S Grayland       1          Rayyan Farooq (125)                 0 G Mason         ...

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    Top GMs Star In German Bundesliga

    PeterDoggers Mar 19, 2017, 1:19 PM

    After the fifth weekend of the 2016-2017 season, the Bundesliga has a familiar face again: it's full of top stars, and Baden Baden is in the lead. Photo: Georgios Souleidis. Read his Bundesliga report (in German)...

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    APCP Top Players

    ChristineCrystalline Mar 13, 2017, 3:33 AM

    Nag-post po ako ng forum para sa mga top players ng ating grupo Tingnan ninyo po at i-congratulate sila https://www.chess.com/clubs/forum/view/top-players-4 Ang ipapakita ko dito sa news ay yung Top 10 lamang,...

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    Ding Liren vs The World

    FM MikeKlein Jul 27, 2016, 2:12 PM

    The 2016 Sinquefield Cup is just around the corner, and we've got a new entrant in the field. GM Ding Liren is a world-class player who has been ranked as high as eighth in the world, but how does he stack up against...

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    Learn From The Old Masters: Edward Lasker vs Frank Marshall

    GM dbojkov Feb 8, 2016, 11:26 AM

    It's often said that the Old Master played the most instructive games! GM Bojkov demonstrates exactly why in this highly educational match up between Edward (Not Emanuel) Lasker and Frank Marshall!

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    ChessCenter: Big News For Carlsen, Caruana

    ChessCenter Feb 3, 2016, 6:18 AM

    Magnus Carlsen starts off 2016 the right way, but there was big news for Fabiano Caruana, the American number one, now ranked third in the world. Stay on top of a very busy week in chess with this week's episode,...

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    2nd Muswell Hill FIDE Rapidplay

    Firethorn15 Mar 28, 2017, 11:17 AM

    Today I participated in the 2nd Muswell Hill Weekday Rapidplay Tournament. While seeming from its name to be a small, friendly, local tournament it is actually quite strong (this month it included a GM, an IM, two...

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    understanding the board and pieces (part 1)

    DineshMC Mar 22, 2017, 7:52 AM

    Understanding the Board and Pieces The board is an 8x8 grid and each space is uniquely identified by a letter followed by a number using a notation called the rank and file system. Each piece has a specific name,...

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    New Classes Fusing Chess & Jiu-Jitsu Launched by HHCF

    HipHopChess Mar 15, 2017, 2:22 AM

    Hip-Hop Chess Federation Unveils a Fusion of Chess and Jiu-Jitsu to Promote Peace on the Streets   HHCF Launches Chess & Jiu-Jitsu Class to Promote Fitness and Nonviolence 3/15/17 San Jose, CA-...

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