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  • How Not To Hate Endgames

    GM Gserper Feb 25, 2017, 11:56 PM

    "I detest endgames!" said Dawid Janowski more than 100 years ago. He elaborated further by saying that a good chess game should be decided in the middlegame. Today such an opinion would make most professional chess...

  • Predict The Pro Chess League And Win!

    pete Feb 23, 2017, 8:26 AM

    After a thrilling conclusion to the regular season, the playoff field is set for the inaugural PRO Chess League.  While the world's best players vie for big cash prizes and pride for their cities, you too...

  • The Opening That Didn't Like Bobby Fischer

    IM Silman Feb 16, 2017, 3:58 AM

    Chess players are always looking for new openings. But picking an opening isn’t easy since there are so many to choose. Sometimes the choice is made by using the openings of your favorite chess hero. And...

  • Staunton Could See The Future

    GM Gserper Feb 4, 2017, 9:53 PM

    In the first part of this article, we saw numerous examples of Howard Staunton's sparkling attacks.  Yes, he knew how to attack, but there were many players who could do it as well if not better...

  • G-Pawn Flies At "Battle Of The Sexes"

    FM MikeKlein Jan 29, 2017, 10:54 AM

    In the annual "Battle of the Sexes" at the 2017 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, where a teams of 5-10 square off, the men conjured some irregular openings against the ladies. On Saturday evening's three-game...

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  • February simul 2017

    WGM WGM_Adriana_Nikolova Feb 27, 2017, 12:45 AM

    Simultaneous on 10 boards with WGM ADRIANA NIKOLOVA  on Tuesday (28.02.2017) at 10:00p.m. (Eastern Europ. Time) GMT+2 hours, 3:00p.m. New York Time, 8:00p.m. London (UK) Time The time control would be 60min+10sec. per...

  • Viacheslav Ragozin!

    kamalakanta Feb 26, 2017, 3:20 PM

      I have seen Ragozin's name mentioned many times, but never really explored his games. At a friend's request, I will post a few of his games. Viacheslav Ragozin Viacheslav Vasilyevich Ragozin (Russian: Вячеслав...

  • Sharjah GP 6-7: Drawing to a close by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Feb 26, 2017, 4:20 AM

    With only two rounds remaining in Sharjah the tournament is yet to spark into life. Rounds 6 and 7 saw 14 draws, including 13 and 14-move efforts from co-leader Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. He’s been leading with Maxime...

  • Attitude

    Ziryab Feb 24, 2017, 10:07 AM

    Attitude   Win with grace. Lose with dignity.Susan Polgar During morning coffee today, I reviewed three games on Chessgames.com, then played a single blitz game. When the blitz game began, I spoke my opponent's...

  • World Chess Championship among women. IRAN 2017

    vladimir3004 Feb 24, 2017, 9:15 AM

    World Chess Championship among women. IRAN 2017Champion at the World Rapid and Blitz Anna Muzychuk go to the finals !!Literally crushed former world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk in the semifinals 2-0, Anya came...

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  • Muzychuk Cruises To Final, Tan Zhongyi Wins Armageddon

    IM JovankaHouska Feb 26, 2017, 1:38 AM

    The two ways Anna Muzychuk and Tan Zhongyi reached the final of the Women's World Championship couldn't be more different. Whereas Muzychuk beat Alexandra Kosteniuk 2-0 in classical games, Tan had the strongest...

  • Endgame Technique Yields Grischuk Shared First

    PeterDoggers Feb 26, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With some great endgame play Alexander Grischuk today defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who was one of the leaders at the Grand Prix in Sharjah. With one round to go Grischuk now leads with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,...

  • Fischer's eccentric brilliancies: Part 2

    Lt2Adnan Feb 25, 2017, 6:01 AM

    The last time we left off, Fischer was on his way to the Soviet Union, where you don't play chess, but chess plays you he was about to participate in the prestigious 1959 Candidates Tournament. Back then the Red...

  • Wins For Li, Salem As Draw Fest Continues

    PeterDoggers Feb 25, 2017, 12:00 AM

    With draws on the top seven boards in round seven, the field remains closely packed at the Grand Prix in Sharjah. On Saturday Salem Saleh won his first game and Li Chao his second. Photo: Maria Emelianova. "It's...

  • Grischuk Survives Epic Battle vs Nakamura

    PeterDoggers Feb 24, 2017, 12:00 AM

    Ian Nepomniachtchi and Richard Rapport were the two winners in round six of the Sharjah Grand Prix, where Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov continue to lead. Hikaru Nakamura came very close to...

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