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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:21
While some of his colleagues are impressed of his play, GM Garry Kasparov himself has mixed feelings. The 54-year-old chess legend can definitely still compete with the current top players, as his...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 3:54
Never have chess fans been so eager to see three draws. GM Garry Kasparov didn't mind them either. "Unlike 20 years ago, I was happy with three draws," he said at the end of a day that left him tired. Lead...
Monday, August 14, 2017 3:37
It has been 4539 days since GM Garry Kasparov played a rated chess game. Internet and St. Louis Chess Club audiences, neither of which even existed a dozen years ago, will only have to...
Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:44
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave scored his career's best performance today by winning the fifth Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis. The French GM beat Ian Nepomniachtchi and his main...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:08
By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni If anyone has a claim to be considered the founder of the information age, Claude Shannon does. In his groundbreaking work at the intersections of mathematics, engineering, and...
Sunday, August 13, 2017 2:14
The question in the title of the article might surprise you. Indeed, what can be easier than pushing your pawn to the back rank and choosing a piece you want it to become? In reality, there are more...
Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:11
Everyone has a favorite chess player. People like players that are still alive, like Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, etc. Or players that are no longer with us, like Bobby Fischer and...
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 12:49
I recently told a friend that I had been playing a lot of chess. “How good are you?” she asked. I brightened, interpreting the question as an invitation for a game....

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