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Friday, April 24, 2015 17:26
In round seven of the Shamkir Chess tournament GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Vladimir Kramnik and extended his lead to a full point. GM Viswanathan Anand defeated GM Michael Adams and is now in...
Friday, April 24, 2015 14:53
Ukraine and China are tied for first place at the World Team Championship in Tsaghkadzor, Armenia. With four rounds to go both teams have eight match points, with Ukraine sitting on an...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 16:15
After two rounds in the 2015 Women's World Team Championship in Chengdu, China, already none of the 10 teams has a perfect score. That was in large part because two of the top seeds,...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 19:40
In what was a very exciting fifth round GM Magnus Carlsen took over the lead from GM Wesley So at the Shamkir Chess tournament. Carlsen won against GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave...

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Friday, April 24, 2015 21:48
The 1930 San Remo International was a rather one-sided affair. World Champion Alexander Alekhine stormed through the field, winning 13 games and conceding only two draws. Yet this tournament is remembered not...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 21:57
Dear readers: I will be continuing to cover opening variations in my column, but a slight shift will be made. Rather than looking at the historical developments of whole openings, I will be covering specific...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 22:45
1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned...
Sunday, April 19, 2015 22:01
Last week, we discussed that in good hands a symmetrical position can be a very dangerous weapon. But judging by my own experience, it is more common that chess players try to use...

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