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Friday, May 06, 2016 12:14
After five rounds Moscow's SHSM Legacy Square Capital, led by Ian Nepomniachtchi, tops the standings at the Russian Team Championship in Sochi, where Vladimir Kramnik moved to 2809.6 in the live ratings...
Thursday, May 05, 2016 5:33
The second of Chess.com's GM Blitz Battle quarterfinals on Wednesday produced the expected overall and ratings result, but after the first 2.5 hours, not much was certain. For the 31,000+ unique viewers...
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 20:48
The May Titled Tuesday was a colossal affair which tallied 269 entries and a whopping !72! GM entries in the early and late events. The event featured a doubled prize fund of...
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:02
Valentina Gunina convincingly won the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Batumi, Georgia. The Russian player secured victory with a round to spare and finished on 7.5/11, a full point more...

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Friday, May 06, 2016 20:36
Who will be the third player to reach the semifinal, Fabiano Caruana or Maxime Vachier-Lagrave? We'll know at the end of Chess.com's third GM Blitz Battle Championship scheduled for coming Tuesday 10...
Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:59
Let’s take a quick look (no notes) at the following game. We will be looking at a few games by the Chess.com member RevolNoom, a young man (born 2001) from Hanoi, Vietnam (I was there a few years...
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 20:33
     Most chess enthusiasts are aware that the young Wilhelm Steinitz was sometimes referred to as "the Austrian Morphy."  Some might even know that Cecil de...
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 6:29
Chess.com is proud to offer several viewing options for the Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship. The three-hour, round-one match between Hikaru Nakamura and Pentala...

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