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  • Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship's Thumbnail

    Serendipity: An Unforeseen Friendship

    Pia_swe Oct 16, 2017, 12:54 PM

    "Do you know who that is"? whispered the tournament leader and nodded toward the door where an elderly man in jacket, black shirt and purple tie slowly with the support of his cane of copper came into the room and...

  • The First Computer Chess Championship  in the USA's Thumbnail

    The First Computer Chess Championship in the USA

    batgirl Sep 19, 2017, 5:37 PM

         For nearly 20 years computers have dominated chess.  These advanced devises not only defeat the best players, but have become indispensable as training tools, analyzing partners and always-ready...

  • The Top 3 Chess Insults's Thumbnail

    The Top 3 Chess Insults

    GM Gserper Sep 16, 2017, 9:18 PM

    The 2017 World Cup is one of the most important events of the year and a real feast for the true chess enthusiast. It is even covered by the mainstream media, which usually ignores chess. Unfortunately the media...

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  • Batumi Chess Club NONA Wins 3rd ECC Title's Thumbnail

    Batumi Chess Club NONA Wins 3rd ECC Title

    IM JovankaHouska Oct 15, 2017, 12:41 PM

    Batumi Chess Club NONA won the European Club Cup on Saturday in Göynük/Antalya. As promised, Chess.com publishes a separate report on the women's tournament, once again written by IM Jovanka Houska. The...

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    GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

    FM MikeKlein Oct 13, 2017, 2:17 PM

    [Note: Updated with extensive thoughts from Lombardy's only son Raymond and a personal reflection from Bruce Pandolfini.] GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being...

  • Candidates In Berlin; Who Will Play?'s Thumbnail

    Candidates In Berlin; Who Will Play?

    PeterDoggers Oct 7, 2017, 3:33 PM

    The 2018 Candidates' Tournament, scheduled for 9-28 March 2018, will be held at the Kühlhaus Berlin in the German capital. This was announced by Agon/World Chess, the organizer of events in the FIDE World...

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  • 2017 Speed Chess Championship: Carlsen vs Guseinov's Thumbnail

    2017 Speed Chess Championship: Carlsen vs Guseinov

    ChessTV Oct 4, 2017, 10:15 PM

    In the final round one Speed Chess Championship match, qualifier Gadir Guseinov takes on World Champion Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen has been crushing blitz and rapid chess tournaments in 2017. Will he deliver again...

  • A Decade Of Tactics On The Rock's Thumbnail

    A Decade Of Tactics On The Rock

    FM MikeKlein Jan 16, 2017, 7:20 PM

    The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival has long been considered one of the finest open tournaments in the world. With a storied history, it has produced many fine brilliancies. FM Mike Klein condenses as many as...

  • Will Today's Juniors Be Tomorrow's Stars?'s Thumbnail

    Will Today's Juniors Be Tomorrow's Stars?

    FM MikeKlein Aug 17, 2016, 5:50 PM

    Which of today's top junior players will be the regulars at the next super-tournaments? Which will be playing for the world championship? FM Mike Klein answers these questions and more by diving into the most exciting...

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  • My Game Against IM Lawrence Trent's Thumbnail

    My Game Against IM Lawrence Trent

    FangBo Oct 20, 2017, 11:30 AM

    I am honoured greatly to have had the oppurtunity to play against IM Lawrence Trent in one of his blitz brawls, and the blitz game in question was by no means a decisive victory for the favourite. I was expecting...

  • Discussion With FM Alisa Melekhina On Her New Book's Thumbnail

    Discussion With FM Alisa Melekhina On Her New Book

    IM Anna_Rudolf Oct 19, 2017, 11:51 AM

    Anna Rudolf: Alisa, the Chess.com community is certainly familiar with your chess work, you are the author of some of the most instructive chess videos on the site, and the readers also see you regularly on the...

  • Great Falls Chinook - Round 1's Thumbnail

    Great Falls Chinook - Round 1

    logosx1 Oct 16, 2017, 10:45 AM

    After the disaster at the state championship last month, I decided it was time to change things and severely reduce my alcohol intake during the week leading up to tournaments. My new policy has worked well, as...

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