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Thursday, June 30, 2016 9:57
The unique Amsterdam Pub Crawl Tournament, where duos play each round in a different cafe, was organized for the 25th time this Sunday. It's the last Sunday in June. We are on a terrace,...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:28
The dates for the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship's semifinals are set. Magnus Carlsen vs Alexander Grischuk will be played on 18 August and Hikaru Nakamura vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on 24...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 6:09
You asked for it, and Chess.com delivered! Followers of the Man Vs. Machine matches between Komodo and human grandmasters have long been asking for a match based on time odds. So be it...
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:45
Surya Ganguly of India achieved "a Caruana” at the Edmonton International in Edmonton, Canada, but it was U.S. grandmaster, Sam Shankland, who emerged as the...

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 13:21
The Chess.com member Mornarben wrote: “My question is about the initiative. I seem to be able to play well in the beginning, getting positions with good central control, but [I] never see a good way to...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 20:51
Convergences: Miles of String  by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942, for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 8:37
When you see a good move, don't play it. Look for a better one. This is the number-one principle in chess. Over the years, I have also told my students: You are trying to...
Saturday, June 25, 2016 9:56
Today, we continue our investigation (started in this article) of the weirdest, funniest and trickiest moves ever played. This time, we'll talk about knight moves. To tell...

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