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    • Staff Profiles: Yuri

      Here is another instalment in a series of posts to help you get to know the Chess.com team a little better! Today, we get to know Yuri Neves Silveira, whom we thank for making Live Chess more and more awesome! Where do you live? I live in B... | Read More

      • News
      • | Mar 4, 2016
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    • WL Admin Help- Privacy Settings for Group Admins

      As an Administrator for a League Team, you must be available for reminders,questions,notices,ect. If your settings are set to only friends, then your team may suffer point losses or even league expulsion simply due to your lack of getting importan... | Read More

    • Benefits of Slow Chess and World League Play

      I used to be addicted to the one minute and three minute games. However, I noticed that I my ratings were stagnant for years. I took lessons from an excellent teacher.  What I needed to do though was play more slow chess.  Thus,  I started pl... | Read More

      • aksuited
      • | Mar 16, 2015
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    • WL Admin Help- How to setup a match using start time feature

      Using the Start time feature in setting up you matches, particularly any league matches is extremly easy and a great tool as it allows you to set up the start date and time for the match to begin as long as the minimum number of players are enroll... | Read More

    • United States Players Missing Out in World League

      The World League is the largest national team tournament on chess.com.  In recent years in the largest division (division A), team matches has reached up to 400 boards per side during matches.  This includes teams such as England, Germany, Rus... | Read More

      • J_Piper
      • | Dec 28, 2014
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  • Anand, Viswanathan

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    Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand, born on Dec 11, 1969,in chennai india is India's first Grandmaster (1988, at the age of 18) who won the World Junior Championship in 1987.  In 1983, he won the National Sub-Junior Chess Championship with a perfect 9... Read More »

  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Read More »

  • Beliavsky, Alexander

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    Alexander Genrikhovich Beliavsky (Belyavsky) was born on Decmber 17, 1953 in Lviv, USSR.  After finishing school, he did not qualify for the University Law Faculty, but was accepted in the Sports College as chess was considered a sport in the USS... Read More »

  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Agzamov, Georgy

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    Georgy Tadzhikanovich Agzamov (1954-1986) was the first Uzbekistan Grandmaster (thus, the first Asian grandmaster).   Uzbekistan was incorporated into the Russian Empire in the 19th century and in 1924 became a republic of the Soviet Union, know... Read More »