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Polgar beats Short convincingly in Chess.com's Death Match 18
Monday, October 07, 2013 9:48
By virtue of winning all three segments, GM Judit Polgar cruised over GM Nigel Short in Chess.com's Death Match 18 on Saturday. The final margin was 17.5-10.5, with Polgar winning especially big in the three-minute segment (6-2). The two played 28 games with only three draws. The fighting chess drew the largest online crowd for any Chess.com live...
Review: ChessOnMobile
Thursday, March 14, 2013 7:36
Why is it not possible to follow chess games on your mobile easily and for free? Many chess players must have wondered about this, and many would perhaps even like to try and build such an app themselves! A few days ago a mobile application was launched with exactly this purpose, and we decided to have an early look at it. Our conclusion for now:...
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Tuesday, July 03, 2012 21:05
On Monday local police in Lorräch, Germany rang the door bell of a chess player who was making a lot of noise while playing chess online. This was reported by several Germany media today. Around 14:20 local time on Monday, the police in Lorräch, Germany was alarmed about loud noise coming from a house. Apparently someone shouted repeatedly: "You...
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Sunday, October 02, 2011 12:58
Dejan Bojkov is giving two online fundraiser simuls tonight on Chess.com. The Bulgarian grandmaster, whose blog can be read at ChessVibes, is helping the father of one of the best female chess players in Bulgaria, Elitza Raeva. Her father needs a treatment for lung cancer. More info can be found here.