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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 Scheveningen setup. The...
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 every time. After the...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 13:33
The main event of the London Chess Classic finished on Sunday, but there's plenty of reason to return to the UK capital one more time. On Monday night the traditional prize-...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 21:05
After winning the rapid, GM Alexander Grischuk also finished clear first at the World Mind Games blitz tournament. GM Hou Yifan won the women's section. The World Mind...

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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 to the old joke that I...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 10:18
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Thursday, December 18, 2014 21:53
Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black,...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 20:46
Why study traps?      There are several good reasons why studying traps might be considered important. First, of course, to avoid becoming a victim of one.  Second is to...

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