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  • The 7 Best Holiday Songs To Play During Chess's Thumbnail

    The 7 Best Holiday Songs To Play During Chess

    pete Dec 19, 2017, 1:11 PM

    Listening to music while playing online chess is natural, and may even improve your play. If it's good enough for the world's top players, it's good enough for you. Hikaru Nakamura bobs his head to AFI and The...

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    Four Player Chess: How To Play And Win

    News Oct 28, 2017, 2:16 AM

    While the traditional two-player chess that we know and love today has become the most popular way to play, there have been hundreds of variations of chess created by imaginative fans of the game. One of the earliest...

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    GM Gareev's 2013 US Championship

    TigerChess Dec 3, 2016, 7:42 AM

    Another day, another amazing tournament in review. This time we take a look at GM Timur Gareev's version of the 2013 U.S. Championship. A true fighter, Gareev finds himself in trouble or in stalemate on more than...

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    Giri Moves To 2/2 In Wijk aan Zee

    PeterDoggers Jan 14, 2018, 3:23 PM

    Anish Giri moved to 2/2 today at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament after beating Vladimir Kramnik. Close behind is Magnus Carlsen, who beat Baskaran Adhiban. The third winner in the Masters group was Shakhriyar...

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    Caruana Breaks Spell, Beats Karjakin In London

    PeterDoggers Dec 5, 2017, 4:27 PM

    After the first 19 games had ended in a draw, Fabiano Caruana broke the spell and beat Sergey Karjakin at the end of the fourth round of the London Chess Classic. The American player is automatically the...

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    Sicilian Dragon Sparkles Up Peaceful 2nd Round In London

    PeterDoggers Dec 3, 2017, 4:31 PM

    After two days the fans are still awaiting the first decisive game at the London Chess Classic. However, among the five draws in Sunday's second round was a sharp and highly entertaining Sicilian Dragon between...

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    Time: Tempo In The Middlegame

    GM Ginger_GM Sep 13, 2017, 11:28 AM

    How do you manage time in the middlegame? GM Williams is not talking about your chess clock, but the speed with which you develop your pieces and initiate your plans.

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    Time: Creating Threats

    GM Ginger_GM Sep 13, 2017, 11:27 AM

    How do you use time in a chess game to create a threat? GM Simon Williams continues his lesson on controlling tempo to win.

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    Time: Increasing The Tempo To Win

    GM Ginger_GM Sep 7, 2017, 3:10 PM

    When should you rush things on the chessboard? GM Simon Williams teaches you how to punish your opponent's slow play with a fast attack.

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    Fishing Pole Trap

    samyakdeshpande Jan 20, 2018, 4:01 AM

    Fishing Pole Trap The Fishing Pole Trap is one of the easiest traps for white to fall for. Many times, grandmasters have lost to club players at the hands of the fishing pole. If a player is not familiar with the...

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    Fishing Pole Trap

    samyakdeshpande Jan 16, 2018, 4:13 AM

    Fishing Pole Trap The Fishing Pole Trap is one of the easiest traps for white to fall for. Many times, grandmasters have lost to club players at the hands of the fishing pole. If a player is not familiar with the...

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    1. e4 e5 Part 1

    Sorsi Dec 30, 2017, 3:44 AM

    Note: This is a guest post by mastertan. Note #2: These blog posts will be posted every Saturday (3 more). 1. e4 e5 lines are some of the most complex and unpredictable lines to play in bughouse and are a great...

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