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Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:13
Friday produced one of the most exciting rounds of the event thus far with four decisive games, most notable being Fabiano Caruana's loss to Dmitry Jakovenko after blundering and effectively losing the game...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 22:23
The qualification race for the 2016 Candidates’ Tournament is wide open after round 7 of the Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk. Especially GM Anish Giri's win over GM Evgeny Tomashevsky ...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 22:12
GM Sergey Karjakin moved to shared second place at the Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk after beating GM Evgeny Tomashevsky in 99 moves. A big blunder from GM Maxime...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 12:41
Just two months after winning the Reykjavik Open GM Erwin l'Ami scored another big success. He won the Rabat Blitz marathon ahead of GMs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Daniel Fridman...

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Sunday, May 24, 2015 17:19
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Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:38
The second world champion in chess history, Emanuel Lasker, was a unique person. Besides being the champion for 27 years (this record will never be beaten for sure!), he was also a famous mathematician and...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 23:10
The 90s were a decade of complex openings:  in particular, the King's Indian and the Semi-Slav. In 1992, a peculiar attacking idea came out of Latvia to combat the Semi-Slav,...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 9:05
I’ve long insisted that the best way to improve (aside from playing stronger players) is to look at reams of master games. Most games between titled players have some important...

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World Champion Boris Spassky won against Guenther Beikert in the French Cup Final in Lyon in 1991...