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  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    • IM Silman
    • Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

  • What Does The Position Need?

    • IM Silman
    • Sep 1, 2016, 2:07 AM

    The puzzles in this article are a bit advanced, but don’t let that spook you. In general, these puzzles are about verbal recognition of what is going on. These kinds of puzzles help a player look beyond the...

  • Play Chess With A Pro Football Player

    • pete
    • May 17, 2016, 3:51 AM will host its first pro-am vote-chess event next month, pairing the Baltimore Ravens guard and chess enthusiast John Urschel with International Master Danny Rensch to take on the world...

  • Walker

    George  Walker    George Walker's life (1803-1879) spanned one of the most remarkable periods of chess.  As a chess player, he met and played such personalities as John Cochrane, William Lewis, Alexander McDonnell,...

  • Live Sessions

    What motivated this move? Was that a blunder? How deeply did he calculate in this position? How many candidate moves did she consider? Did he memorize that entire opening? Why did she exchange these pieces and not...

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  • Shrewsbury V Priorslee Lions

    Well on paper this was to be the match that would confirm our status as a division 1 team once more , Shrewsbury on paper being the second worst team in the division however this turned out to be "The Nightmare...

  • Carlsen-Karjakin, Game 12: Tiebreaks it is!

    Magnus Carlsen will play rapid, blitz and potentially Armageddon against Sergey Karjakin to decide the 2016 World Chess Championship after the last classical game of their match ended in a damp squib. The most anticipated...

  • Will the real fair play policy please stand up?

    Ok so I was playing math_chess76 the other day and won. I declined his rematch request and submitted an open challenge of my own to which he accepted. I no longer wished to play him so I aborted the game and then...

  • Chess World Championship Heads to a Tiebreak

    Chess World Championship Heads to Tiebreak After an Anti-Climatic Game 12 As you probably all know, the Chess World Championship is in a dead heat (6-6) at the end of the "Classical" Games. So the match is heading...

  • A Giant from the Past - Henry Edward Bird (part I)

    A few weeks ago, my first book – Henry Edward Bird: A Chess Biography with 1198 games – was released. During the eight years that I worked on the manuscript I didn’t talk much about this project...

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