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Friday, October 31, 2014 18:25
On Friday Dmitry Andreikin put an end to Baadur Jobava's cinderella story at the Grand Prix in Tashkent. The Russian grandmaster now tops the leaderboard with two rounds to go. In the 8th round...
Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00
In a week from now the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand will be opened in Sochi, Russia. The first game will be played on Saturday, November 8th. Preview! Last...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 11:52
He played his last official game of chess in August 2006, but now he's back at the chess board: John Nunn. The English GM and acclaimed author is playing in the 50+ World Seniors in...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 15:53
After clinching Chess.com's first Titled Tuesday on a Wednesday, Baadur Jobava duly continued winning. The Georgian grandmaster defeated Boris Gelfand in round 8 of the ...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 23:25
What would you do if it was midnight and you were a last-minute replacement to compete for world championship qualification? If you're GM Baadur Jobava, you log on to Chess.com and...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 19:39
Fabiano Caruana got back to 50 percent today at the Grand Prix in Tashkent as Boris Gelfand blundered a double attack. Sergey Karjakin bounced back after two losses, and...

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Friday, October 31, 2014 21:01
Many beginners tend to assume that pawn endings are easy to master. After all, with material so limited, how hard can it be to untangle the complexities of any given position? The answer, as any endgame maven...
Friday, October 31, 2014 7:37
Professor: Hello, Class. Happy Halloween! (Smiles and good cheer.) Zephyr: Do you have any treats for us today, Professor? Professor: Treats? Rachel: You know, like tricks or treats. Lucian: I really like...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 21:03
So far, I have only been covering the world championship matches where the title actually changed hands. However, since this series has turned into not just a look at the instructive...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:54
Chess.com University Instructor NM Dane Mattson will be playing an online chess simul on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time (PDT) right here on Chess.com! The games...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 2:44
Am I going to write about chess players misbehaving during their games? Not really, at least not this time. In this article I will try to show you that chess can really be beautiful...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 21:01
This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid...

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