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Monday, March 30, 2015 19:03
On Monday GM Natalia Pogonina managed to level the score in her match with GM Pia Cramling. Both semi-finals of the Women's World Championship in Sochi will be decided in tomorrow's playoff. Photo...
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:26
The top group of the Aeroflot Open continues to see attacking chess. After three rounds GM Krishnan Sasikiran is the sole leader with three victories. Photo Boris Dolmatovsky. We saw two nice...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 17:55
Top seed GM Humpy Koneru was eliminated by IM Mariya Muzychuk in today's playoff at the Women's World Championship in Sochi, Russia. WGM Natalija Pogonina and GM Pia...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:10
The resurrected Aeroflot Open took off on Friday in Moscow. Top seed GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov got off to a flying start, crushing GM Boris Savchenko in just 19 moves. Sponsored...

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Monday, March 30, 2015 21:21
There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess. Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 23:56
     Below is an article published in several periodicals in late 1900. It appeared just shortly after the death of Wilhelm Steinitz and offers some astute appraisals of the chess players who contributed...
Saturday, March 28, 2015 9:06
Topic for next month: Speed Chess (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions different from the above theme should be submitted...
Friday, March 27, 2015 20:55
To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive...

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