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Sunday, January 25, 2015 19:31
After some tense moments in the final round GM Magnus Carlsen did win the 2015 Tata Steel masters alone. GM Wei Yi clinched first prize in the challengers group. A slightly shaky draw with GM Ivan Saric...
Saturday, January 24, 2015 22:13
GM Wesley So suffered his first loss at the 2015 Tata Steel masters today. He was beaten by GM Anish Giri, who is now second behind GM Magnus Carlsen. The difference between Carlsen and Giri is only half...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 0:28
“This is not chess, this is just nonsense.”  GM Magnus Carlsen wasn't happy with his quick draw with GM Vassily Ivanchuk, but still leads the 2015 Tata Steel...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:15
After a slow start GM Magnus Carlsen is storming through the 2015 Tata Steel masters. The Norwegian beat GM Teimour Radjabov today to score his 6th straight win. Photo...

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Monday, January 26, 2015 21:55
The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike...
Sunday, January 25, 2015 21:51
The game we are going to analyze today is quite typical for the style of Mikhail Tal. It features sacrifices, crazy attack and a lot of fun! Also, as it happened to many Tal's sacrifices, it was proven...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:20
As I write this, we are just hours from the opening pawn pushes of the 8th US Chess League season. And what an exciting season it will be! One of the major innovations of the season is...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 3:19
USCL 2012 Preview - East If you are interested in the rubric based on which I'm evaluating these teams; or in my predictions for the Western Division, they can be found here. If you...

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