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  • The Strongest Chess Librarian In The World's Thumbnail

    The Strongest Chess Librarian In The World

    GM Gserper Oct 15, 2017, 1:40 AM

    Unless you live under a rock, you know that the 65-year-old librarian James Tarjan beat the former world champion Vladimir Kramnik in the recently concluded Chess.com Isle of Man tournament. Of course Grandmaster...

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    Has The King's Indian Attack Been Forgotten?

    IM Silman Sep 22, 2017, 2:14 AM

    The Chess.com member Kingdom_chess2 asked: “Why is the King’s Indian Attack less popular at the top level? Is there any specific reason?” JS: The KIA (King’s Indian Attack) was explored...

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    Is Speed Chess Good For You?

    NM danheisman Apr 26, 2017, 3:28 AM

    Yes.* *Speed chess is good for you (meaning it can help your slow chess, too) but doing it "incorrectly" could be harmful. Let's digress... A few years ago our Main Line Chess Club hosted a seminar by WGM Jennifer...

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  • Krush On Chess: 01-04-16's Thumbnail

    Krush On Chess: 01-04-16

    ChessTV Apr 26, 2016, 2:34 PM

    GM Irina Krush shows us an exciting game from the Qatar Master tournament--one of the strongest open tournaments in the world! In this match up vs Abhishek, our hero choose an exciting but positional Sicilian Defense.

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    Sicilian Attacks: Queen And Rook Lifts

    GM dbojkov Oct 29, 2015, 7:12 PM

    What are some of the most devastating ways to attack with White against the Sicilian Defense? Queen and rook lifts! GM Dejan Bojkov shows you a sparkling Nigel Short brilliancy where he used these tactical ideas...

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    Best Blitz Openings: Bb5 Sicilian

    GM Dlugy Jul 6, 2015, 6:59 PM

    How do some of the top players in the world respond to the aggressive Sicilian Defense? GM Maxim Dlugy shows you one of the main weapons in White’s openings arsenal: the Bb5 Sicilian. This solid opening is...

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    How to analyse grandmaster games.

    DeirdreSkye Oct 15, 2017, 10:23 PM

          When I was a kid I had the luck to attend a very interesting lecture.The lecturer described a method to analyse grandmaster games without the use of engine that made quite an impression to me.I decided to...

  • Did Garry kasparov cheat Polgar??'s Thumbnail

    Did Garry kasparov cheat Polgar??

    parvinder_khari Oct 15, 2017, 12:13 AM

    Judit Polgar vs Garry Kasparov"J'adoube!" (game of the day Dec-09-2014)Linares (1994), Linares ESP, rd 5, Mar-?? Sicilian Defense: Najdorf. Amsterdam Variation (B82) 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cd4 4. Nd4 Nf6 5. Nc3...

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    The Solid Scandi and why I <3 it

    MidnasLament Oct 8, 2017, 2:57 PM

    It's kind of funny.  I used to play the Sicilian against e4 and basically hope and pray my opponents didn't know the sharp mainlines where I would almost certainly get outplayed in the attacking tactical messes...

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