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Thursday, July 31, 2014 20:01
This Friday, the 41st Chess Olympiad will take off with its opening ceremony, and a day later the first round begins. In what is called “the fourth largest sporting event in the world” by the organizers, 174...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:53
IM Jonathan Hawkins and GM David Howell shared first prizes at this year's British Championship in Aberystwyth in West Wales. GM Bu Xiangzhi of China won the very strong Politiken Cup where another British...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 0:50
Fans of blitz chess, hold on to your hats. The highest-rated Death Match in history is coming to Chess.com. World number-five GM Hikaru Nakamura and world number-12 GM Wesley So will...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 0:10
Go ahead and take that late summer vacation you've been planning. After the usual August hiatus, school will be back in session as Chess.com's Death Match series returns in September...
Monday, July 28, 2014 23:17
With the 2014 Chess Olympiad right around the corner, several GM tournaments are squeezing themselves into the busy tournament calendar. Here's a quick look at three events around the...
Sunday, July 27, 2014 16:03
GM Irina Krush won the final five games of Death Match 26 Saturday to clip GM Nadezhda Kosintseva 14-13. The four-game deficit overcome was the second largest in Death Match history,...
Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:53
The world's first million dollar open chess tournament will take place October 9-13, 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, and Chess.com will be a part of it. In a recent agreement between the...
Friday, July 25, 2014 17:07
In the final two days of the rapid match between GM Peter Svidler and GM Boris Gelfand, the Russian won two and drew on to hold on to his early lead. The home-turk advantage didn't end...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 20:35
FLASH REPORT: After leading by 1.5 points with three rounds to go, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave managed just two draws in his final three games. Still, it was enough for him to...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 21:28
With much emphasis placed on junior chess throughout the world, the resurrection of an event for seniors is unique. At the 2013 FIDE Congress in Tallinn, Estonia, the World Senior Team...

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