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  • cchess
    Online Oct 12, 2007

    cchess tournament | Raleigh, NC, United States

    Joined: Oct 12, 2007

  • TournamentDirector
    Online Jan 13, 2012

    Tournament Director | Chicago, IL, United States

    Joined: Aug 20, 2010

  • Tournamenthunter
    Online Aug 20, 2011

    Tournament winner | West Bengal, India

    Joined: Oct 16, 2010

  • KansasCity_Chess_DM
    Online Sep 10, 2011

    KC Dave Tournament Director | Kansas City, Missouri, United States

    Joined: Sep 9, 2011

  • Class-Tournament
    Online Nov 6, 2012

    Vijay Gupta | Korba,Chhattisgarh, India

    Joined: Oct 10, 2012

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  • Don’t Mock The Mockingbird

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 8, 2016, 4:33 AM

    This week we’re going to look at the games of the member Mockingbird2, who is majoring in chemical engineering but thinks he can become a chess master in another two years. At the moment he’s...

  • Willa and Edith

         Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...

  • Don't Worry About Your Rating

    The rating system is very accurate. That's obviously good... ...but it's also potentially bad. Humans can't help but be affected by perceptions. When players first start rated play, they are often unaware of...

  • Key Moments In Time: Lasker’s Last Stand

    • IM Silman
    • Dec 1, 2016, 1:27 AM

    Most of us know that the legendary Emanuel Lasker was a philosopher and a world class mathematician — he earned his doctorate in math in 1902 and published a theorem which, even today, is critically important...

  • 'Sergey' Documentary Chronicles Karjakin's World Championship Quest

    Will a boy's singular goal in life be fulfilled at the end of November? While we await the outcome of the 2016 World Championship Match, one documentarian sought to get behind the scenes of the challenger's upbringing...

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  • Titled Tuesday - December

    Hey guys!  Yesterday was hosting another very strong Titled Tuesday tournament, where in the early tournament, one of the best blitz specialists Maxim Dlugy won - congrats to him! In the meantime,...

  • An Amateur Looks at the WCC 2016

    The chess world spent the last month with their eyes fixed on one main event—the World Chess Championship. Emotions ran hot and many were disappointed with the outcome. Some are claiming it was the death of...

  • 7 Reasons You Should Play in the Crazyhouse Championship

    The first ever crazyhouse championship is right around the corner and you don't want to miss out! Not only does this event boast a $2,000 prize fund to be distributed to the top 10 finishers; it's also attracting...

  • And now for something completely!

    << #55 Phi Kappa Blanca LVI -- #56 >> ...indeed, it is time for something completely different.  The goal of this series is to put my USCF tournament history online, but I did a lot more than just play...

  • Week of December 5, 2016

    Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of December 5, 2016:  2016/12 League Qualifier Round 2 - Dec 5 - 11   101 Jolly Jumper (1.0,1708) vs anon23547 (1.0,1795)  102 chess334 (1.0,1590)...

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  • London Chess Classic Takes Off Tomorrow

    It's the final leg of the Grand Chess Tour, and it's just around the corner: the London Chess Classic. Tomorrow the traditional super tournament in the British capital starts with eight players from the world's...

  • Nakamura, Dlugy Top Titled Tuesday

    GM Hikaru Nakamura won his record seventh Titled Tuesday to close out 2016. His win came in the late Titled Tuesday, which he shared with a large pack of six players on 7.0/9: GMs Laurent Fressinet, Aleksander Shimanov,...

  • Ju Wenjun Wins GP, Becomes 2017 Challenger For World Crown

    Ju Wenjun of China won the grand prix tournament in Khanty-Mansiysk, and with it, the overall women's grand prix. In doing so, she earned the right to challenge the winner of the 2017 Knockout World Championship...

  • Magnus Carlsen: "I was calm, I was confident"

    Magnus Carlsen was "calm and confident" going into the tiebreak session on Wednesday, in which he retained his world title. The day after his victory in New York, Carlsen sat down with a small number of...

  • Carlsen Wins Rapid Playoff, Defends World Championship

    It was about time. Just like in the classical portion of the 2016 world championship, GM Magnus Carlsen got several promising positions against GM Sergey Karjakin in the rapid playoff.  The difference? Today...

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