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Sunday, April 22, 2018 23:37
The fourth round of the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan saw the first decisive game of the tournament. With his win over Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, it's Veselin Topalov ...
Sunday, April 22, 2018 5:27
No one is safe in St. Louis. Not even would-be world champions. With a certain super-tournament in the Caucuses netting a combined zero wins in three rounds, the fighting chess in America's Heartland is...
Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:55
And on the third day, no one rose again in Shamkir. Three rounds and fifteen games have resulted in a perfect fifteen draws. Each player in the event therefore has the distinction of...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:49
Yesterday at the 2018 U.S. Championships, White dominated, winning all seven decisive games. In today's round three, the roulette wheel tilted the other way. Black won a...

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Sunday, April 22, 2018 10:58
One of the most shocking games in the history of the U.S. chess championship was played in 2015. Can you imagine one of the world's strongest players losing his game in just six moves playing White? This is...
Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30
Frank Marshall played quite a bit in 1915, but all his games were in the U.S. There were two reasons for this: First, he was 38 years old; going from one European tournament to another (and back and forth...
Friday, April 20, 2018 20:25
Chess players taking their first steps are often confused about how to castle. This special move is the only time you can move two pieces in the same turn. Castling only involves...
Friday, April 20, 2018 19:32
The Fried Liver Attack holds the award for the coolest opening name in chess. This variation of the Two-Knights Defense involves a bold knight sacrifice which forces the black king to...

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