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Sunday, June 17, 2018 22:38
Bye bye chain gang. Hello pawn chains. A new youth offenders program in Alberta, Canada, has an innovative way to get young people back on the right track: chess. Read on for that story and other chess...
Saturday, June 16, 2018 18:59
Wesley So won the $37,500 first prize at the Your Next Move tournament in Leuven, Belgium. He was the only player to score 22/27 after a thrilling final round in which all...
Saturday, June 16, 2018 11:25
Arkady Dvorkovich, a former Deputy Prime Minister and a former Assistant to the President in the Russian government, has announced that he is running for FIDE President. It is...
Saturday, June 16, 2018 0:24
Wesley So lost his last two games today and saw his lead at the Your Next Move tournament shrink to 1.5 points. Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin have the...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:16
The most-awaited online chess event is back for 2018 as the Speed Chess Championship kicks off its season next week with a new invitational knockout qualifier.  Follow the action live at...
Saturday, June 16, 2018 7:41
Some chess tactical ideas are very common. For example, I cannot imagine any experienced chess player who never had back-rank problems in his games. Interference is pretty much at the opposite end of chess...
Friday, June 15, 2018 8:54
"We work 25 hours a day."  "But there's only 24 hours in a day!" "We just wake up an hour earlier."  —Eternal Call, a...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 17:12
From the starting position in chess, the fastest checkmate possible can happen in two moves. It's best known as the Fool's Mate. A player cannot force his opponent into Fool...

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