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Friday, December 26, 2014 18:09
Chalk one up for experience over speed. A team of four former world greats squeezed by a quartet of up-and-comers at the Nutcracker Match of the Generations in Moscow on Christmas Day. GM Peter Leko, once...
Thursday, December 25, 2014 16:09
Led by a pair of super-GMs and two other strong grandmasters, the St. Louis Arch Bishops topped the expanded United States Chess League in 2014. The chess capital of the U.S. now boasts its strongest team...
Monday, December 22, 2014 20:51
On Sunday India clinched the gold medals at the World Youth U16 in Gyor, Hungary. Russia started with six straight victories but eventually went...
Monday, December 22, 2014 11:22
In the second round of the Nutcracker Match of the Generations, the “Kings” levelled the score as GM Alexander Morozevich defeated GM Vladimir Fedoseev. The other three...

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Friday, December 26, 2014 22:00
"Every time the Berlin endgame shows up on the board," GM Vladimir Kramnik remarked a few weeks ago, "everyone starts to cry quietly, [because] such positions are boring. However, games are often...
Friday, December 26, 2014 7:59
Professor: Hello, class. They all greeted the professor as if saying goodbye. Professor: Don't look so glum. Rachel: Isn't this the last class? Zephyr: All good things come to an end. Lucian: Do they have...
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...
Monday, December 22, 2014 21:50
Your favorite holiday chess tradition is back!  Chess.com is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler quiz for 2014. The 15 Chess.com members who score the...

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