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Thursday, October 02, 2014 9:33
Today the 2014-2015 FIDE Grand Prix series takes off with its first event, the Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan. Top seed Fabiano Caruana has black against Sergey Karjakin in the first round. The winner and...
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 18:31
Ernesto Inarkiev won the Baku Open on Tuesday. The 28-year-old Russian edged out Constantin Lupulescu of Romania on tiebreak after both grandmaster finished on 7.0/9. Ferenc Berkes of Hungary and Vladimir...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:46
Magnus Carlsen tops the October 2014 FIDE ratings with 2863 but Fabiano Caruana, who won 43 points in Saint Louis and Bilbao, climbed to 2844, only 19 points behind the World Champion...
Monday, September 29, 2014 15:56
22 years after it was first discussed, a friendly match between Alexei Shirov and Evgeny Sveshnikov finally took place over the weekend in Riga, Latvia. Shirov won 5.5-0.5. All...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:29
It's surprising that it did not happen earlier: Russia's first chess museum was opened on Thursday in Moscow. Situated in the renovated halls of the Russian Chess Federation'...
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:24
The 2014 Women's World Championship, which was scheduled to start in two weeks from now, has been postponed “for a few months”. This was announced on Wednesday on the FIDE...

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014 22:41
Chess.com University taught its online youth and novice chess camp from September 27th-28th, 2014. Chess enthusiasts from around the world gathered online to learn chess from popular Chess.com University...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 22:00
This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 18:57
Two of the world's most accomplished chess coaches will put down their red pens and fire up their laptops for Death Match 28. GM Giorgi Kacheishvili, coach of this year's U.S. Women's...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:13
Positions you should NEVER EVER EVER EVER EVER draw. picture courtesy of http://www.kikiramsey.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/no.gif I wish to discuss the types of positions...
Monday, September 29, 2014 22:04
GIFs are a fun and quick way to share an animated image. These animations are short and soundless, so they do not require the viewer to invest as much time and attention as full videos...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 21:50
Pins are very popular and powerful chess weapons, and I am sure you've used them in dozens of your own games. If you just started playing chess and never heard about pins, I strongly...

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