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Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:04
The Gibraltar Chess Festival is under way with GM Veselin Topalov, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Peter Svidler as the top seeds. Not a bad line-up at all. It's the 13th edition of the annual chess...
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...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 18:08
The first Death Match using the new format will take place in March. GM Sam Shankland will watch from the sidelines -- he has accepted his spot as the "invited player," but any Chess....
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...

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 22:06
In part one, I discussed a game that I feel is extremely instructive. There were opening nuances, tactics, and the usual highs and lows. But the main thing that fueled the game’s soul was the existence...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 20:56
     There were a few 19th century London chess players who, although they weren't quite on par with the best, were by no means second-rate players  and made names for themselves both locally and abroad...
Friday, January 23, 2015 21:52
Two active bishops working in tandem are a mighty force. Indeed, the bishop's long range enables it to dominate vast swaths of the board, and to simultaneously play both a defensive...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 21:59
For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low...

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