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Saturday, April 25, 2015 16:57
GM Viswanathan Anand won again in round eight of the Shamkir Chess tournament: he beat GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The Indian grandmaster is now half a point behind GM Magnus Carlsen, who drew with GM...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:03
Self-billed as “the  biggest announcement in professional international chess since 1988,” on Friday the Grand Chess Tour was launched — a cooperation between Norway Chess, the...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 18:37
GM Fabiano Caruana was worse out of the opening but eventually beat GM Vladimir Kramnik in round six of the Shamkir Chess tournament. All other games ended in draws; Giri-...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:13
Fans of blitz chess know the name well. Soon, Chess.com fans everywhere will too. You may even get to play him. GM Max Dlugy, a past world junior champion and former top-ranked...

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Friday, April 24, 2015 21:54
Do you find yourself getting a good position only to spoil it by missing a simple tactic?  How about getting a promising attack but failing to find a forced mate or win of material?  I hope these...
Friday, April 24, 2015 21:48
The 1930 San Remo International was a rather one-sided affair. World Champion Alexander Alekhine stormed through the field, winning 13 games and conceding only two draws. Yet this tournament is remembered not...
Monday, April 20, 2015 21:57
We already know that you can take Chess.com and its mobile app to play chess anywhere, but sometimes there’s nothing like playing on a real board with real pieces. If you’...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 22:45
1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned...

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Played some bullet games last night on chess.com and recorded it. If you like the format I have...