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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 22:50
In this month's "In Other News" mashup, we ask if you would play naked chess? Rapper Snoop Dogg asks why the world isn't woke to a girls chess team? And make sure to read until the end for a remembrance of a...
Monday, November 20, 2017 20:10
One afternoon before the FIDE Grand Prix in Mallorca, Spain entered its only rest day, all 18 players decided they preferred nearly a 48-hour break instead. All nine games finished drawn, with the two that are...
Sunday, November 19, 2017 21:50
Who is GM Simon Williams seconding? In today's round four of the final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, six of the nine players of the white pieces played h4,...
Sunday, November 19, 2017 21:50
Who is GM Simon Williams seconding? In today's round four of the final leg of the FIDE Grand Prix in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, six of the nine players of the white pieces played h4,...

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:12
The 2017 Speed Chess Championship is down to its final four combatants, and today the semifinals begin with a matchup of two decorated champions.  The world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen,...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:54
In last week's article we learned some of the favorite chess patterns of super-GM Ding Liren. As you probably remember, he loves to play for domination when his opponent's pieces can barely move. His most...
Monday, November 20, 2017 19:17
GM Magnus Carlsen has been beating anything with a heartbeat in November. First he won by the largest margin in the Champions Showdown with a day to spare, then he scored the most game...
Friday, November 17, 2017 9:36
The Chess.com member grepschrop wrote: “Some players told me that it’s not important to know the names of mating patterns. My experience with kids is contrary. What is your...

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