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Thursday, September 18, 2014 0:50
Last year they lost, but today SOCAR of Azerbaijan took revenge and beat Novy Bor of Czech Republic to grab sole lead at the European Clup Cup in Bilbao. In the women's section Batumi of Georgia keeps on...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 0:39
After two losses with the black pieces, on Tuesday Ruslan Ponomariov defeated Francisco Vallejo Pons as White in round 3 of the Chess Masters Final in Bilbao. The Ukrainan grandmaster...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 14:13
On Monday Viswanathan Anand also won his second game at the Chess Masters Final as he beat Francisco Vallejo Pons in 35 moves from a Ragozin Defense. Ruslan Ponomariov lost his...
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:56
In the first round of the Chess Masters Final, Viswanathan Anand immediately grabbed the lead. In the clash between ex-World Champions, Anand defeated Ruslan Ponomariov after 61 moves...
Saturday, September 13, 2014 23:57
Two (three?) major chess events were opened on Saturday in Bilbao, Spain: the Chess Masters Final and the European Club Cup (open and women). Starting from Sunday, the full top 10,...
Friday, September 12, 2014 21:46
Two of the most esteemed chess coaches in the world will compete in Death Match 28 on October 4, 2014. GM Simen Agdestein, former teacher of the current world champion, and GM Giorgi...

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 21:57
When discussing great games, many chess fans always think of slashing attacks and outrageous combinations. While every world-class player tossed out more than a few epic combinations at some point in his...
Monday, September 15, 2014 22:11
Working on your chess doesn’t have to translate to results solely over the board. Experience in chess can go a far way in applications, university personal statements, and job interviews. However,...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 21:46
The recently finished Sinquefield Cup is going to attract chess players' attention for a long time. Mostly, chess analysts will concentrate their efforts trying to explain the...
Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:52
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Sunday, September 14, 2014 0:51
"When you start a game, how do you get into the mood of concentrating from move 1?" "If you are in a bad mood, how do you prevent this from negatively affecting your play?" Those are...
Friday, September 12, 2014 21:58
Through the years, I've heard quite a few players claim that having an equal position against a stronger player is pure torture. Even though you might be playing for a win, once a...

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