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Magnus Carlsen tops the standings of the A group in Wijk aan Zee
Sunday, January 20, 2013 20:31
Magnus Carlsen squeezed blood from a stone today and defeated Sergey Karjakin in Wijk aan Zee from what seemed to be a completely drawn ending. The...
Weekly Endgame Study (305) & Tata Steel Solving Weekend
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Sunday, January 20, 2013 16:00
Every week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the...
Tata R7: Anand beats Van Wely, joins Carlsen in the lead
Saturday, January 19, 2013 19:34
Vishy Anand joined Magnus Carlsen in the lead in the 7th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee. On Saturday the World Champion defeated...
Review: The Magic Tactic of Mikhail Tal
Saturday, January 19, 2013 16:35
Mikhail Tal would have been 76 years old if the 8th World Champion hadn't passed away, way too young, on June 28th, 1992. It's more than justified...
Saturday, January 19, 2013 0:05
Magnus Carlsen is the sole leader after six rounds of play at the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee. On Friday the Norwegian beat Ivan Sokolov...
Anand vs Carlsen, the top game in round 5
Thursday, January 17, 2013 20:29
In the 5th round of the Tata Steel tournament in Wijk aan Zee Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin maintained their lead. The top clash...
Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:40
In a week when the biggest story in the mainstream media is about Lance Armstrong possibly admitting the use of doping to Oprah, the chess world has...
London Candidates: dates & venue announced
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:45
The dates and the venue for the Candidates tournament were announced yesterday in a press release: March 14, 2013 – April 1, 2013 at the IET London:...
Viswanathan Anand played one of his best games ever
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 19:39
After four rounds the A group of the Tata Steel tournament has three leaders: Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. The World Champion won...
Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2013 only a week away
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 14:45
In a week from now the 11th edition of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival takes off in the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. The top 10 looks more...

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