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Monday, July 28, 2014 23:17
With the 2014 Chess Olympiad right around the corner, several GM tournaments are squeezing themselves into the busy tournament calendar. Here's a quick look at three events around the world before the Chess.com/news section...
Sunday, July 27, 2014 16:03
GM Irina Krush won the final five games of Death Match 26 Saturday to clip GM Nadezhda Kosintseva 14-13. The four-game deficit overcome was the second largest in Death Match history, only eclipsed by the previous Death Match....
Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:53
The world's first million dollar open chess tournament will take place October 9-13, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, and Chess.com will be a part of it. In a recent agreement between the...
Friday, July 25, 2014 17:07
In the final two days of the rapid match between GM Peter Svidler and GM Boris Gelfand, the Russian won two and drew on to hold on to his early lead. The home-turk advantage didn't end...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 20:35
FLASH REPORT: After leading by 1.5 points with three rounds to go, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave managed just two draws in his final three games. Still, it was enough for him to...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 21:28
With much emphasis placed on junior chess throughout the world, the resurrection of an event for seniors is unique. At the 2013 FIDE Congress in Tallinn, Estonia, the World Senior Team...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:45
The Second Annual Gideon Japhet Memorial Open Chess Tournament in Jerusalem, Israel, also features an 8-game rapid match between Super GMs Boris Gelfand and Peter Svidler. The...
Monday, July 21, 2014 20:05
French number one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is having his way at the Biel International Chess Festival. He sits on an undefeated 5/7 and leads by 1.5 points with three rounds to play...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 17:51
FLASH REPORT: GM Fabiano Caruana clinched first place at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund, Germany with a round to spare. It was his second title in three years. In doing so,...
Sunday, July 20, 2014 16:49
The Russian Chess Federation, the FIDE President, and prominant chess players are all calling for the reinstatement of teams that are currently being barred from next month's Norway...

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