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Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:44
This edition of In Other News sees chess celebrated by professional athletes, Youtube stars, union workers, actors, and even Canadians! Join us on another tour of the major chess stories celebrated in...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 21:51
The third Gashimov Memorial is about to begin. On Thursday the first round will be played in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. Although it's not as strong as the first two editions, we can still call it a super tournament...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 0:44
GM Ernesto Inarkiev won first place at the European Individual Chess Championships with 9.0/11. He finished a full point ahead of his rivals while moving to 27th in the world rankings...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 13:05
Now 49 years old, Julio Granda Zuniga doesn't cease to amaze the chess world. After winning the Llucmajor open with 8.5/9, his virtual rating climbed to 2699, the highest in his career...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 13:09
There are basically three ways a tactic can occur, both for and against you: The opponent makes a threat for a tactic (or a check or capture), which either can't be met, or can be, but is missed. There is no...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:40
At the end of last week's article I mentioned that "recently we witnessed a real outbreak of touch-move rule violations." I think we can explain this phenomenon by a huge advance in ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:27
I’ll start with a fun game. Black was so taken with his own brilliance that he wrote a blog about it, and he gave his opening a name: "The Magicians’ Attack!" Well,...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 20:29
     In 1826 Johann Mälzel was amazing and mystifying the American public with his exhibition of the chess automation known as the Turk. Just a few years later...

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