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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 being on both shared first...
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 total of five games, and...
Friday, April 20, 2018 21:00
In the second round of the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan all games ended in draws once again. Anish Giri, who joked about a beautiful crosstable on Twitter, escaped vs...
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:59
GM Valentina Gunina won her third European gold at the women's championship in Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia. The Russian grandmaster finished ahead of GMs Nana Dzagnidze (...

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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 the king and the rook (no...
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...
Sunday, April 15, 2018 9:15
In an old article, I expressed the opinion that some games played by really strong grandmasters shouldn't be studied by inexperienced players. Therefore I suggested to assign...

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