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  • The Most Foolish Opening Mistake's Thumbnail

    The Most Foolish Opening Mistake

    GM Gserper Mar 19, 2017, 9:28 AM

    I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate: And there is no more popular...

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    Santasiere's Folly

    batgirl Mar 15, 2017, 11:49 AM

      Anthony Edward Santasiere - This name evokes images of the New York chess scene during the 1920, 30s and 40s:  Frank Marshall, Edward Lasker, Albert Pinkus, Fred Reinfeld, Sammy Reshevsky, Abe Kupchik,...

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    Who Has The Most Best Game Prizes?

    IM Silman Mar 2, 2017, 4:27 AM

    Before you read this article, have some fun and try to guess who has won the most best game prizes (usually a brilliancy prize but sometimes a positional masterpiece). Did you pick a player? Okay, then let’s...

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    Tournament Match Under 1600 Rated

    Tacticalmaster10 Mar 29, 2017, 6:56 PM

    https://www.chess.com/groups/team_match?id=774540 All players under 1600 are needed in this important match, making a good showing in these tournaments will gain us notoriety on chess. com and attract more members

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    Club Chess Tour get ready for team tournaments;)

    Ratharius Mar 29, 2017, 10:29 AM

    Greetings all  have some good news we joined the club tour chess an admin group that organises team tournaments i must thank mr.BillPhilip for this. We might start playing in a tournament there in April get ready...

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    LIVE CHESS 5|5 - Best of Team South Africa!

    Malan77 Mar 29, 2017, 12:39 AM

    LIVE CHESS TOURNAMENTS: Several tournaments were loaded for today and tomorrow. They are all in the format 5|5, over 3 rounds.  These are nice and quick tournaments under an hour. Please join for Team South Africa...

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  • 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...

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    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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    Keeping The Pawn In The Catalan

    GM GeorgMeier Apr 21, 2016, 2:18 PM

    Just in time for today’s big event, one of the most frequent winners of the Titled Tuesday tournaments makes his Chess.com video lesson debut. GM Georg Meier shows you why and how to play the popular open Catalan...

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    35% Off Prodigy Program Intro Bundle (Promotional)

    GeniusKJ Mar 30, 2017, 12:06 AM

    Chess University’s Prodigy Program Start Your Journey Towards Mastery Today! Chess University’s Prodigy Program is the world’s premier and most comprehensive online chess course designed to...

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    The secret top players keep to themselves and how I discovered it.

    GmPrice Mar 29, 2017, 1:52 PM

     When I first started chess, and even for several several years after I was always slightly confused as to what I am supposed to be playing after the opening moves. I'd develop sensibly (so i thought) and eventually...

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    Efim Geller- A Chess Giant!

    kamalakanta Mar 29, 2017, 4:44 AM

    One of the uncrowned champions of the 20th Century, Geller was a giant-slayer!     Efim Geller   From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   Efim Geller   Full name Efim Petrovich Geller Country Soviet Union...

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