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  • 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...

  • Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Game Prizes

    IM Silman Mar 9, 2017, 3:21 AM

    After showing all of Tal’s 15 best game prizes in my previous article, it struck me that many Chess.com members might not have heard of Rashid Nezhmetdinov (born 1912, died 1974), who tied with Karpov...

  • Can You Smell Chess Moves?

    GM Gserper Mar 4, 2017, 10:30 PM

    In the beginning of the 1990s, I established a certain routine. Whenever I set foot in Moscow (and I did it pretty frequently), I would visit the Central Chess Club and climb a narrow staircase to the third floor...

  • American Woman - Part VI

    batgirl Mar 1, 2017, 11:49 AM

      Preface:      An official U.S. Women's Chess Championship has existed for nearly 80 years.  The USCF lists 1937 as the first year.  There have been many strong and important...

  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

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  • AHOY THERE!

    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         ...

  • Liverpool Football Club: TODAY 15th MARCH Celebrate 125th Anniversary

    RuneTonseth Mar 15, 2017, 3:10 AM

      On this day in 1892, the decision to form Liverpool Football Club was taken. In John Houlding’s house on Anfield Road, it was determined that a new club would be created to play at Anfield in response to the...

  • Team Match cancelado contra a Bulgária para correção do horário de início

    dkrummenauer Mar 6, 2017, 4:25 PM

    CMilmago Hi Diego, The match Bulgaria vs Team Brazil https://www.chess.com/club/matches/768169 is open with a wrong start time, late by many hours.   Please cancel the match and reopen it with the correct start...

  • WL2017 Round 3 Pairings

    CM ilmago Mar 5, 2017, 11:30 AM

    Here are the World League 2017 Round 3 pairings. Some reminders about WL play this season: Always make sure you set the Start Time for your match. Select the announced start date and set the hour to 09:00...

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    CM ilmago Mar 5, 2017, 11:09 AM

    Here are the World League 2017 Round 3 pairings. Some reminders about WL play this season: Always make sure you set the Start Time for your match. Select the announced start date and set the hour to 09:00 AM...

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