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Saturday, May 30, 2015 12:31
China's biggest talent made the next step in his career. On Friday 15-year-old GM Wei Yi finished clear first at the Chinese Championship, ahead of former champions GMs Ding Liren, Wang Hao and Yu Yangyi...
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:00
A surprisingly good result by one of the players at the European Women's Championship has caused a cheating controversy after the organizers granted a request from players to delay the...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 19:12
GM Fabiano Caruana and GM Hikaru Nakamura finished first and second in the overall Grand Prix as all key games ended in draws in the last round in Khanty-Mansiysk. The final GP ended...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 8:23
The tension is indeed rising in Khanty-Mansiysk, as just one round remains in the 2014-2015 FIDE Grand Prix Cycle. The highly-anticipated matchup between two of the leaders, Fabiano...

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Friday, May 29, 2015 8:37
Last Friday, we discussed the first half of José Raúl Capablanca's chess career, tracing his meteoric rise through the lens of his finest positional wins. In 1921, after a decade of heated...
Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:17
The article I wrote last week, "The Shabalov-Shirov Gambit" reminded me of another, more radical g2-g4 move, also largely developed by the aggressive Latvian player Alexei Shirov. 1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 e5 4....
Sunday, May 24, 2015 17:19
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Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:38
The second world champion in chess history, Emanuel Lasker, was a unique person. Besides being the champion for 27 years (this record will never be beaten for sure!), he was also a...

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