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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...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 19:03
At the regular Olympiads a gold medal hasn't been won since 2002, but with six straight victories Russia is getting close at the World Youth U16 in GyÅr, Hungary. With four rounds to go,...
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...
Monday, December 15, 2014 22:22
Playing at amazing speed, GM Magnus Carlsen crushed ten opponents but was defeated once in a Chess.com simul on Sunday.  In what was the first ever Chess.com event to feature the...

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Friday, December 19, 2014 10:05
Professor: It's good to see you, class.  The kids didn't say much. A few of them even looked sad.  Professor: Why so pale and wan, if I may ask? Rachel: Well, the semester's coming to an end...
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, whose dark-squared bishop...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 18:06
SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Carlsen-Anand “This Bulletin focuses on the World Championship —...
Monday, December 15, 2014 21:54
How many games have been played on Chess.com? OK, so maybe Dr. Evil asked for 100 billion, but we're getting there. A billion is a big number. If one game started every second, 24...

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