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Friday, September 04, 2015 11:12
With two quick draws in the final rounds GM Daniel Naroditsky won an otherwise impressive Titled Tuesday tournament. The 13th edition included big names such as GM Dmitry Andreikin and GM...
Thursday, September 03, 2015 13:45
“Levon Aronian is back,” was a much-heard phrase after the Armenian GM won the Sinquefield Cup. Back in the top 10 that is — he is the new world #7. Hikaru Nakamura climbed to the #2 spot...
Thursday, September 03, 2015 9:56
With two quick draws in the final rounds GM Daniel Naroditsky won an otherwise impressive Titled Tuesday tournament. The 13th edition included big names such as GM...
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 22:59
FLAST REPORT -- "They say the third time counts." GM Levon Aronian's numerology and precise play ended any drama in the final round of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup. That was just fine with...

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Saturday, September 05, 2015 10:33
There’s cheating in chess? What a silly question. Of course there is, and the transgressions are many and varied. But when I came to the game as a callow youth, I didn't pay much attention to it....
Friday, September 04, 2015 11:57
As beginners, we learn myriad principles that guide our chess development and steer us away from common positional vices: Develop knights before bishops. Do not move a piece twice in the opening unless...
Thursday, September 03, 2015 13:08
In 1935 a surprising thing happened. The fourth world champion, Alexander Alekhine, widely considered a genius, lost a match to the Dutch master, Max Euwe. Euwe was unique among world...
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 20:30
     This is the story of KÄrlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad."   The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.      KÄrlis Ozols had...

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