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    Advance to Ventnor II

    batgirl Jun 14, 2017, 11:44 AM

    1941 The 1941 Ventnor City Invitational took place on the Municipal Pier from July 5-13.      Of those initially invited, Jack Collins, Harry Morris and Olaf Uvestad couldn't...

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    America's Got Talent: 8 Kids Crowned National Champions

    IM dpruess Jun 13, 2017, 4:28 PM

    From June 2-4, 42 of the most talented chess kids in the U.S. competed in the ChessKid Online National Invitational Championship (CONIC), held for the sixth consecutive year on Chess.com. The purpose of this event...

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    The Day They Killed Magnus Carlsen's Dream

    KajaMSnare Jun 11, 2017, 7:49 AM

    The clock now shows 12:18 am where I am sitting in Oslo. 19 minutes past a devastating day. I just got home from a very eventful day at work, and my initial plan was to pour a glass of wine and finish off the second...

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    Carlsen, So Early Leaders In Paris

    PeterDoggers Jun 21, 2017, 5:10 PM

    Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So are tied for first place after day one of the Paris Grand Chess Tour. They scored five points out of a possible six (since the rapid games count double) and are just ahead of Hikaru...

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    Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Paris

    PeterDoggers Jun 20, 2017, 3:04 PM

    The 2017 Grand Chess Tour kicked off today in Paris with pro-am activities at the Vivendi headquarters, at a stone's throw of de Arc de Triomphe. With a series of rapid games, tomorrow the tour will officially commence. Garry...

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    PRO Chess League Announces Returning Teams, New Qualifiers

    FM MikeKlein Jun 19, 2017, 1:21 PM

    Too much excitement is not usually a problem in the chess world, but the inaugural year of the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League grappled with that exact "problem." In year two, the league (which is partially...

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    Armageddon Madness At The 2017 Women's World Championship

    GM ChessQueen Apr 18, 2017, 2:27 PM

    It doesn't get more exciting in chess than Armageddon games to decide a world championship, and the former world champion GM Alexandra Kosteniuk gives you a personal lesson from the 2017 tournament's most critical...

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    Best Moves Of Speed Chess Championship Qualifiers

    FM MikeKlein May 1, 2017, 7:24 PM

    The 2017 Speed Chess Championship begins today with Hikaru Nakamura vs the GM qualifier Sergey Grigoriants. But how did the four qualifiers get to the main bracket? FM Mike Klein shows you the spectacular moves...

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    Hou Yifan's Big Queen Sacrifice

    IM djgwards Feb 24, 2017, 7:42 AM

    Hou Yifan made a lot of news in Gibraltar, but maybe not enough news was devoted to this incredible game she played. It might even be the game of the tournament. IM Teddy Coleman presents! Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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    Chess Buddies

    Alvin_Cruz Jun 22, 2017, 6:38 AM

    I joined Chess.com on September 14, 2014. Its my birthday on the next day so I thought of reviving my hobby but I failed that time. A year after, I restarted playing chess. With limited time and internet connection,...

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    Is Magnus Worthy????

    MeforChessPresident Jun 21, 2017, 12:01 PM

    With recent tournament performances, like, his home country chess tournament Altibox Norway Chess 2017, Magnus Carlsen is NOT acting like a World Champion. He's doing ok in the Paris Grand Chess Tour, but the old...

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    Two Janowsky Games.

    simaginfan Jun 21, 2017, 1:48 AM

     In my post on the first Lasker - Janowsky match, I mentioned that I had two favorite games by the great chess artist David Janowsky. I shall give the second one here. Alekhine, in his notes to the game Pomar -...

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