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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...
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...
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...
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...

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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...
Thursday, December 25, 2014 21:43
Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense." It has also been called the Ufimtsev...
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...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 21:53
Most people are fascinated by optical illusions. Indeed it is a very strange feeling that what you see with your own eyes is not exactly what it is. This reminds me of the punchline...

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