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Friday, October 19, 2018 10:42
The European Club Cup became a "Petersburg Tale" as Mednyi Vsadnik defeated Sjakklub Valerenga and then edged out AVE Novy Bor on tiebreak. Cercle d'Echecs de...
Thursday, October 18, 2018 19:36
The Irish Sea will play host once again to the top-flight open event Chess.com Isle of Man International from October 20-28, 2018. This year's edition will be the strongest open tournament ever held....
Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:32
Magnus Carlsen avoided losing to Ding Liren and dropping to number two in the world rankings, and then saw his team Valerenga grab sole lead at the European Club Cup ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 16:35
It took 16 years after Sergey Karjakin became a grandmaster at 12 years old for another person to earn chess's highest-title before turning 13. But now, only four months after...

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:17
HOW TO START OUT I get many, many players (rated 800 to 1200) asking me what their style is, why do they lose when they had a better game, are their opponents cheating, how to get good fast, or simply how to...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:54
Welcome back! It is time to wrap up our rook endgame series. In the previous four articles (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 & Part 4), I covered important rook endgame positions and ideas. Now I'd like to...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 0:30
During my game against James Tarjan at the US Open last week, I swore that I would write an article on pawn endgames. The entire game was crazy and lasted six hours, two of which we...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 21:25
Looking for a great way to kick off your school's chess club in the fall? The Fourth "Hour of Chess Week" is the first time we will host the event outside of the...

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