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Wednesday, May 06, 2015 18:33
To share something with only six people in the world is quite special. IM Yochanan Afek can say so: he has earned the grandmaster title for endgame composition. IM Yochanan Afek is a well-known player,...
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 0:14
GM Hikaru Nakamura and the "other" Kacparov, IM Kacper Drozdowski, tied for first with 7.5/9 in Titled Tuesday 9 today. Without a bit of fortune, or in Nakamura's case, misfortune, Nakamura would have been...
Saturday, May 02, 2015 19:53
The two strong tournaments in Biel and Dortmund, both traditionally held in July, have announced their field of participants well in advance. The Sparkassen Chess Meeting will...
Friday, May 01, 2015 21:48
“People are too inconsistent, but I don’t understand why,” said GM Magnus Carlsen yesterday in an interview with NRK. He still did not want to reveal his new second...

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:09
This series is all about attacking chess and combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes...
Monday, May 04, 2015 10:11
My first game of online chess was against a grandmaster. Decades ago, I had signed up for a now-defunct website, and logged in to play for my first time. Before I could even figure out how to start a game, I...
Friday, May 01, 2015 12:23
In 2006, at the Far West Open in Reno, I played the first two grandmasters of my life: Melik Khachiyan and fellow Chess.com columnist Gregory Serper. Kachiyan soundly outplayed me...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:59
The recent Women's World Championship was a fascinating event. You could find everything we love about chess competitions: neat combinations, unpredictable results (will we ever forget...

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