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Thursday, November 16, 2017 20:28
Anish Giri, Ernesto Inarkiev and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave were the winners on the first day of the FIDE Grand Prix in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Teimour Radjabov, who is hoping to qualify for the Candidates' (...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:35
By scoring 8.5-3.5 on the final day, Magnus Carlsen beat Ding Liren 67-25 which was the biggest margin of all four Champions Showdown matches in St. Louis. Carlsen won $60,000 (€50,800) for his win, and...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 20:42
So-so won't be good enough for GM Wesley So. On Saturday, November 18, he will face the World Champion and reigning Speed Chess Champion GM Magnus Carlsen for the final spot in the...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:07
The two will definitely play chess on Tuesday, but by crushing his opponent 6.5-1.5 on the third day of the Champions Showdown in St. Louis Magnus Carlsen secured match victory vs...

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Friday, November 17, 2017 9:36
The Chess.com member grepschrop wrote: “Some players told me that it’s not important to know the names of mating patterns. My experience with kids is contrary. What is your opinion?” SILMAN...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:55
Holiday shopping season is here, and there's no better time to pick up some over-the-board chess gear for anyone on your list (or even yourself).  The holidays are a great time to get together and play...
Sunday, November 12, 2017 4:33
In one of my recent articles we analyzed the games of Rudolf Pitschak. As one of the readers correctly pointed out, he wasn't the best player in the world. Actually quite far from that...
Friday, November 10, 2017 9:24
Here are six puzzles. They might be tactics, they might be positional, or the puzzle might be about understanding some hidden deep, dark, strategic concept. In other words you need...

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