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Monday, February 08, 2016 12:55
This year's Moscow Open was surprisingly won by the young grandmaster Urii Eliseev, whose loss in round seven was spectacular. Photo courtesy of the Moscow Open. The famous Aeroflot Open was revived...
Sunday, February 07, 2016 15:37
We've known for several months who the octet will be that will vie for the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen's world title. Now we know much more about the 2016 Candidates' Tournament. Moscow was already the...
Saturday, February 06, 2016 4:16
Death Match 35 and 36 was a competitive double feature between Team Chess.com and Team Fabiano Caruana as GM Fabiano Caruana took on Chess.com's GM Robert Hess and...
Friday, February 05, 2016 14:51
Winning an open is not easy for a top grandmaster. Winning it twice in a row is quite an achievement. GM Hikaru Nakamura repeated his success at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival...

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Sunday, February 07, 2016 16:50
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Sunday, February 07, 2016 10:45
When we analyzed "An Opening Line For Masters" last week, I chose GM Igor Zaitsev as our opening guide for a reason. It is difficult to name another chess player who introduced that many absolutely...
Thursday, February 04, 2016 6:38
Should You Castle Early? Question: Chess.com member scmooney asked, “You stress castling early. In my experience I find that sometimes castling takes the king right into an...
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 20:27
     The following is a reprint of a charming article composed by Al Horowitz in "Chess Review," Nov. 1953. Of course, this version has been updated to Algebraic...

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