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  • 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...

  • Blunders That Give Us Hidden Gold

    • IM Silman
    • Nov 3, 2016, 2:31 AM

    The member QueensConquerer wants to know what I think about his game. JS: I’m going to be honest. This game is a total mess, with one blunder following another (from both sides). However, blunder-games...

  • Gems From The 2012 U.S. Championship

    It's an older archive but still worth its weight in gold. Review the best rounds from the memorable 2012 U.S. Championships with GM Eugene Perelshteyn. This tournament exceeded every chess lover's expectations....

  • Amateur vs. World Champion

    Once upon a time, Alexander Roshal, who was the chief editor of the famous Soviet weekly "64," called Mikhail Tal and asked for some original material for his publication. Tal answered that he would be happy...

  • Fixing Your Weaknesses

    • IM Silman
    • Jul 26, 2016, 10:45 PM

    This week, we’ll take a look at a young Indian player, Sakshi1234567. She had this to say: “I am 13 years old. My father taught me chess when I was 10. I’ve been taking the game seriously from...

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  • Sergey Karjakin: "Carlsen is the Cristiano Ronaldo of chess"

    Karjakin's first interview upon returning to Russia, for the Sport-Express newspaper. I BOUGHT A NEW SIM CARD...

  • Roads to Higher Ratings

    I like to think of the game of chess as the game of life in disguise. We all make mistakes in the game just as in our lives. No one is perfect. It's a game with loads of tactics and skills. A roller coaster going...

  • December 2016 Prodigy Program Registration Open!

    Registration for the December 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. Registration is open until  9:00 PM PST on December 2nd, 2016. Chess University's...

  • (Anlaysis)Carlsen-Karjakin Game-5: Carlsen “screwed up”

    The fifth game of the World Chess Championship ended in a draw, but this time things were little different. It was the challenger Karjakin who missed his chance to press the game for the first time. The players...

  • Karjakin - Carlsen (Game 9)

    Hi Guys! Check out my new video about Chess World Championship Match (Game 9).  Sharp lin of Ruy Lopez, theoretical novelty, tactical tricks and Carlsen saves very hard game escaping for a draw!    

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  • World Championship Tiebreak Live Updates

    --Live Flash Report-- GM Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 world championship over GM Sergey Karjakin by virtue of winning the last two games of the rapid playoff. The tiebreak ended 3-1 for Carlsen. Game...

  • Carlsen-Grischuk, Nakamura-MVL Blitz Battle Dates Set

    The dates for the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship's semifinals are set. Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk will be played on August 18 (update: this one has moved to 23 August) and Hikaru Nakamura vs Maxime...

  • Komodo Beats Erenburg In Time Odds Match

    You asked for it, and delivered! Followers of the Man Vs. Machine matches between Komodo and human grandmasters have long been asking for a match based on time odds. So be it. GM Sergey Erenburg waged...

  • Carlsen Routs Petrosian 21-4 In Blitz Battle

    In a performance that silenced all doubters (if any existed), Magnus Carlsen scored a mountain of unanswered points to win his quarterfinal Blitz Battle match against Tigran Petrosian 21 to 4. Lest anyone think...

  • Caruana Stumbles, Caught By Giri Before Shamkir's Final Round

    On Friday, Fabiano Caruana lost his first game at the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. The U.S. grandmaster was beaten by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and now finds Anish Giri beside him in the leaderboard...

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