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Wednesday, August 17, 2011 18:06
Grassroots Chess Promotions Pvt. Ltd. (in association with the All India Chess Federation) and ICC have joined forces to bring to the worldwide chess community the first India Global Internet Speed Chess Tournament, running 20-21 & 27-28 August, that will have a guaranteed prize fund of US $9000 (plus many additional bonus prizes on offer)....
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Thursday, August 11, 2011 19:14
Is that Ruy Lopez a bit too complicated for you? No worries! In this week's issue of ChessVibes Openings our editors show alternatives for the white player, which are both romantic and state of the art. The Evans Gambit, the Two Knights and the Scotch with 5.Nb3 have all been played by strong GMs in the past week! Besides, we update you further on...
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Thursday, August 04, 2011 18:01
The King's Indian is hot again. While Garry Kasparov once said goodbye to his favourite opening, Hikaru Nakamura still plays it at the highest level. His last-round game in Dortmund against Vladimir Kramnik is the Game of the Week in this week's ChessVibes Openings #135. But... is the King's Indian in trouble? A GM game in the open tournament in...
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Friday, July 29, 2011 23:01
Wanna know about the future of the Jänisch Ruy Lopez? Having a hard time keeping track of the latest Grünfeld developments? Receive the latest opening novelties right in your mailbox with ChessVibes Openings, our weekly PDF magazine (+ PGN!) covering the latest openings news, co-authored by the two experienced coaches and International Masters...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2011 23:14
Want to improve your chess? Thinking about subscribing to ChessVibes Training? This week make available for download two more sample pages of CVT, which means you'll have a complete free sample issue to decide! Want to improve your chess? See more combinations, understand middle game plans, hear about useful endgame motifs? Receive the best...
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Saturday, July 02, 2011 19:27
This morning we sent issue #9 of our new PDF + PGN magazine ChessVibes Training to our subscribers. Interested in subscribing, but not sure yet? Today we make available for download more sample pages: IM Thomas Willemze's middlegame column of issue #8. Go ahead and have a look! Want to improve your chess? See more combinations, understand middle...
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Saturday, June 25, 2011 5:18
One of the most annoying lines these days against the Sveshnikov is 11.c4, where White gains a firm grip on the centre without giving Black a real chance to employ the dynamic play he's looking for. However, one of the biggest experts in this field, Ukrainian GM Moiseenko, has come up with a new approach to deal with this solid line. Find all...
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Friday, June 17, 2011 5:05
This week we'll be sending issue #7 of our new PDF + PGN magazine ChessVibes Training to our subscribers. Interested in subscribing, but not sure yet? Today we make available for download another sample page: Anish Giri's column of issue #4. Go ahead and have a look! Want to improve your chess? See more combinations, understand middle game plans...
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Thursday, June 09, 2011 22:02
If it hadn't been clear before, it's very clear now. The Advance Variation may be the most critical way of playing against the Caro-Kann, but only if White chooses a healthy positional approach with 4.Nf3 or related lines, and not when he goes all-out for the attack with anything based on the double-edged move g4. The theoretical impact of the...
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Thursday, June 02, 2011 6:24
Now that's a spectacular story from the German Championship, which is currently taking place in Bonn. In the 6th round, on Tuesday, IM Niclas Huschenbeth tried the Evans Gambit against well-known theoretician GM Jan Gustafsson, who even wrote a DVD series on 1...e5 but... couldn't remember his analysis! Huschenbeth went on to win a fine game (see...

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