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Saturday, July 22, 2017 22:27
He had more reason not to be fully satisfied with his play, but Radoslaw Wojtaszek nonetheless leads the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund with one round to go. The Polish grandmaster was doing well, but...
Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:18
Drawing Dmitry Andreikin as Black, Radoslaw Wojtaszek grabbed the sole lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund. That's because co-leader Matthias Bluebaum suffered his first loss, against Wang Yue....
Friday, July 21, 2017 14:00
What's more impressive: spending more than 300 weeks as the world number one, or winning five separate world championship titles? We'll leave it to you to debate who's had a more...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:22
Dortmund's fourth round saw four fighting draws, with two games going beyond move 100. After a 7.5 hour battle Dmitry Andreikin managed to save an endgame with rook and two pawns...

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:11
The Chess.com member ostria wrote: I wonder if you would take a look at one of my games. I won, but the thing is I have no idea how! I made simple moves through the game and I am sure we both made many...
Saturday, July 15, 2017 23:34
I noticed that when I teach the rules of chess to kids, almost nothing excites them more than a pawn promotion. I can see sparkles in the kids' eyes and have to answer the unavoidable question: "So, I can have...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:01
In this article we’ll take a look at "deep squares" (6th, 7th, and even the 8th!). So far we’ve used knights as the conqueror of squares, and most of the games will indeed...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 20:18
Johannes Jacobus van Oosterom       Joop van Oosterom, the Dutch business and chess maecenas, died in October of 2016.      The...

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