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  • Will Hope Be Krushed at Death Match 26?'s Thumbnail

    Will Hope Be Krushed at Death Match 26?

    FM MikeKlein Jul 23, 2014, 11:53 AM

    For just the second time, Chess.com's Death Match will feature two ladies. GM Nadezhda Kosintseva will take on GM Irina Krush in Death Match 26 on Saturday, July 26 at 12 p.m. Eastern (GMT -5), 9 a.m. Pacific. The...

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    Stamps and Chess

    billwall Aug 7, 2007, 6:52 PM

    On July 6, 1919 the German city of Sorup-in-Angeln issued paper money with a chess motif. It had a chess table with a woman seated. Paper money replaced coins, which became rare in Germany since metal was being...

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    Grandmasters Meet As Olympiad Heats Up

    PeterDoggers Sep 4, 2016, 1:53 PM

    After a few days of dipping their toes in the shallow end of the pool, today the top teams had to cannonball into GM-laden waters. Four grandmaster vs. four grandmaster tables were the norm on the stage in round...

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    Carlsen Succeeds With New 1st Move In Olympiad's 2nd Round

    FM MikeKlein Sep 3, 2016, 2:29 PM

    At the 42nd Chess Olympiad, 38 teams have started with two victories in the open section. In the second round, the world's top four made their debut in Baku: Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Fabiano Caruana and Vladimir...

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    The Most Active GM In Chess.com History?

    FM MikeKlein Nov 4, 2015, 8:15 AM

    When it comes to titled players on Chess.com, one man has climbed Mt. Everest. GM Rogelio Antonio Jr., 53, better known as "gmjoey1," has now played more than 100,000 games over six years. Chess.com/live is likely...

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    Learning points - what to do and what not to do during a chess event

    IM IM_Kgwm Apr 14, 2017, 9:29 AM

    If you are a chess player and are based in Singapore, you should be aware by now that like a whirlwind of energy and positivity, Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard, one of the most famous chess writers and trainers alive...

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    Walter Browne, R.I.P.

    billwall Jun 27, 2015, 7:53 AM

    I was shocked when I heard that Walter Browne had died in his sleep in Las Vegas at age 66.   I first met Walter Browne in 1969 at the American Open in Santa Monica.  We were good friends and played tennis together. ...

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    Category prizes ranking at the 2014 world chess Olympiads after 6 rounds (Female)

    CM akinov-akinseye Aug 9, 2014, 4:12 AM

    Category prizes Rank after Round 6 Remark: Rank 1,2,3 get no category prize. Group A Rk. SNo flag Team Team  TB1   TB2   TB3   TB4  1 9   FRA France 10.0 115.5 18.5 41.0 2 6   ROU Romania 10.0 115.5 17.5 41.0 3 13   HUN Hungary 10.0 114.5 17.5 45.0 4 23   INA Indonesia 10.0 110.0 17.0 46.0 5 7   USA United...

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