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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 7:43
Despite eight decisive games the score is still equal at the Nutcracker Match of the Generations after four rounds of classical chess.  In the third round the “Kings” took the lead...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 15:59
Make sure you're free January 3, 2015 at 9am Pacific (noon Eastern, 6 pm Central Europe). Have things to do? Cancel them. Reserve your best chair and have your drinks and snacks ready for the battle...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 23:38
The year is almost over, but yet another interesting tournament took off today in Moscow: the Nutcracker Match of the Generations. Four experienced GMs face four rising stars in a...
Friday, December 19, 2014 15:28
PRESS RELEASE -- Starting in February 2015, Chess.com will alter the format for Death Matches: Events will be quarterly with an open qualifier facing off against an invited player...

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 4:10
      I had stumbled across the archived "New York Times" obituary notice for Edmar Mednis (February 22, 2002, by Dylan Loeb McClain).  The obit, of course, reviews his life, but pivots on the point that...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 21:57
When I was still playing in tournaments I answered 1.e4 with various Sicilian lines (Richter-Rauzer, Accelerated Dragon, Paulsen and Taimanov systems, etc.) and the Caro-Kann. I always loved the Caro-Kann,...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 10:18
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Friday, December 19, 2014 21:56
The concept of overprotection, invented and verbalized by Nimzowitsch in My System, is defined by IM Jeremy Silman as "a strategically important pawn or square that is given more...

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