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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 15:37
After six rounds it's GM Ding Liren who leads the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzhen, China. GM Anish Giri, who missed a win vs GM Peter Svidler, is in second place. Three...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 17:19
Even though Kirsan Ilyumzhinov himself denies that he is stepping down as FIDE President, FIDE officials continue to claim that he has announced his resignation. At a press conference today in Moscow...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 13:02
Top-rated Webster University has won its fifth consecutive President's Cup title, beating out the three other invited teams from Texas Tech, St. Louis University, and University...
Monday, March 27, 2017 16:00
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov denies that he will step down as FIDE President. Today the FIDE website brought this remarkable news, which was confirmed to Chess.com by ...

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 21:24
     While wanting to write an introduction, putting my thoughts on the topic into words has proven to be a most difficult undertaking.   Although I predominantly scour books,...
Sunday, March 26, 2017 5:44
When chess players say "match of the century," usually they refer to the famous match between the USSR and the "rest of the world" that took place in Belgrade in 1970. In reality, many famous chess...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:53
Every chess player knows about the classic bishop sacrifice. And everyone wants to smash that light-squared bishop into h7, drag the screaming-in-terror enemy king from its pawn...
Sunday, March 19, 2017 17:28
I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate...

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