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Wednesday, May 06, 2015 0:14
GM Hikaru Nakamura and the "other" Kacparov, IM Kacper Drozdowski, tied for first with 7.5/9 in Titled Tuesday 9 today. Without a bit of fortune, or in Nakamura's case, misfortune, Nakamura would have been...
Monday, May 04, 2015 20:19
More than 7,000 people lost their lives in the devastating earthquake in Nepal. You can help the recovery effort, and play chess at the same time: On May 10, Chess.com will host an online...
Friday, May 01, 2015 21:48
“People are too inconsistent, but I don’t understand why,” said GM Magnus Carlsen yesterday in an interview with NRK. He still did not want to reveal his new second...
Friday, May 01, 2015 11:48
GM Viswanathan Anand climbed to second place in the May 1st FIDE rating list. GM Magnus Carlsen is getting close to his all-time best rating. Now that a super tournament is just...

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:09
This series is all about attacking chess and combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes...
Monday, May 04, 2015 10:11
My first game of online chess was against a grandmaster. Decades ago, I had signed up for a now-defunct website, and logged in to play for my first time. Before I could even figure out how to start a game, I...
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:23
In 2006, at the Far West Open in Reno, I played the first two grandmasters of my life: Melik Khachiyan and fellow Chess.com columnist Gregory Serper. Kachiyan soundly outplayed me...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:59
The recent Women's World Championship was a fascinating event. You could find everything we love about chess competitions: neat combinations, unpredictable results (will we ever forget...

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