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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 19:12
GM Fabiano Caruana and GM Hikaru Nakamura finished first and second in the overall Grand Prix as all key games ended in draws in the last round in Khanty-Mansiysk. The final GP ended in a three-way tie for...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:23
The tension is indeed rising in Khanty-Mansiysk, as just one round remains in the 2014-2015 FIDE Grand Prix Cycle. The highly-anticipated matchup between two of the leaders, Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 22:23
The qualification race for the 2016 Candidates’ Tournament is wide open after round 7 of the Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk. Especially GM Anish Giri's win over GM...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 21:36
GM Fabiano Caruana won the longest game of the sixth round against GM Alexander Grischuk to keep his lead at the Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk. GM Sergey Karjakin won his second...

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 10:48
I’ve long insisted that the best way to improve (aside from playing stronger players) is to look at reams of master games. Most games between titled players have some important lesson hiding behind the...
Monday, May 25, 2015 10:12
IM Daniel Rensch has tried live daily puzzle sessions before, racing against the clock to complete chess tactics before the timer expires. But even Chess.com’s master tactics trainer hasn’t...
Sunday, May 24, 2015 1:40
Honest Abe - Chess Player      Although the documentation is rather sparce and anecdotal,  Abraham Lincoln was known to have been a chess player.  Below are a few of the...
Friday, May 22, 2015 5:45
José Maria Capablanca was a busy man. A lieutenant in the cavalry division of the Spanish army, he spent his limited free time playing chess with fellow soldiers. One day, his...

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