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Friday, April 20, 2018 21:00
In the second round of the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan all games ended in draws once again. Anish Giri, who joked about a beautiful crosstable on Twitter, escaped vs Veselin Topalov after tricking...
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:59
GM Valentina Gunina won her third European gold at the women's championship in Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia. The Russian grandmaster finished ahead of GMs Nana Dzagnidze (Georgia, silver) and Anna...
Friday, April 20, 2018 5:22
Talk about a whitewash. In round two of the 2018 U.S. Championships, more games produced wins than draws, and White went had seven wins and no losses. The women fought much...
Friday, April 20, 2018 0:12
The first round of the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan saw five draws, including the top en...

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Friday, April 20, 2018 20:25
Chess players taking their first steps are often confused about how to castle. This special move is the only time you can move two pieces in the same turn. Castling only involves the king and the rook (no...
Friday, April 20, 2018 19:32
The Fried Liver Attack holds the award for the coolest opening name in chess. This variation of the Two-Knights Defense involves a bold knight sacrifice which forces the black king to take a walk. This...
Sunday, April 15, 2018 9:15
In an old article, I expressed the opinion that some games played by really strong grandmasters shouldn't be studied by inexperienced players. Therefore I suggested to assign...
Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:56
For players new to chess and even for some that have experience, stalemate can be a little confusing. Stalemate is a special type of draw or tie that helps the player that is...

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