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Friday, July 22, 2016 19:31
Magnus Carlsen finally managed to beat Anish Giri in a classical game. The Norwegian won the Bilbao Masters with a round to spare as the other two games were drawn. Full report to follow...
Friday, July 22, 2016 17:43
Back in his world champion days, GM Garry Kasparov used to challenge himself by playing clock simuls against entire national teams. He beat Germany, he beat Israel, he beat Czech Republic. Last month he was...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 20:42
Wesley So defeated Anish Giri in the eighth round of the Bilbao Masters and in doing so he pushed the Dutch GM to last place. Wei-Nakamura and Karjakin-Carlsen were drawn;...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:10
Jeffery Xiong holds the title of highest rated player in the world under the age of 16. And now he adds another achievement to his already impressive résumé: U....

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:52
People are obsessed with chess openings. Amazon shows 28,265 books listed when you search for "Chess Book", but I expect the number of books written on the game is well over 100,000. If I were to...
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:42
As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book...
Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:03
There are basic rules of chess strategy that we learn as soon as we start playing chess. One of the most fundamental premises is the importance of the center. We quickly learn...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 22:03
kergnou said: “Can you take a look at my games and give me some advice?” Jeremy Silman: Okay, I’m going to review one game that shows many of your weaknesses....

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