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Sunday, January 21, 2018 4:39
Had one speculated a year ago as to which elite player would be today's clear number-two by 20 (!) points, few (zero?) people would have picked Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. In the past year, Mamedyarov has collected...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 0:45
Yesterday's first rest day in Wijk aan Zee saw the storm Friederike barrel through with 140km winds. While the gusts have dissipated, GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov seems to just be getting going. He won again in...
Friday, January 19, 2018 19:21
Magnus Carlsen (Norway Gnomes), Yu Yangyi (Chengdu Pandas), Le Quang Liem (Webster Windmills), and Luka Lenic (Ljubljana Turtles) managed the impressive feat of scoring 4/4 in week one...
Friday, January 19, 2018 2:22
South Africa doesn't show up on these news pages often, but a flurry of events took place this month in Johannesburg. Local chess officials wanted to put their country more on the...

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Sunday, January 21, 2018 10:00
Magnus Carlsen is a genius. I doubt that many people would argue about this well-established fact. It is a totally different question why we call him a genius. Is it because he is the world champion? I don'...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 0:56
CHESS REVIEW Chess Review (from 1933 to late 1969) was without any doubt the best American chess magazine until, in 1961, it ran into a remarkably improved Chess Life. Both tried to beat the other (interest...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 0:21
The concept of "fake news" is itself in the news recently. While most of the fake news discussed these days is about politics, there is plenty of fake news in our favorite game....
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:08
The Arena Kings Cash Tournament is Chess.com's weekly two hour, 3|0 blitz arena tournament, open to all, with $500 in weekly cash prizes for streamers. Join the Arena Kings...

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