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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 4:20
For the second straight day at the 2018 Sinquefield Cup, the chance of an all-draws round loomed. But just like yesterday, a 6.5-hour game produced the day's only winner (yesterday, 88 moves; today, 89...
Monday, August 20, 2018 4:18
Magnus Carlsen wanted to know what constituted a draw; he just didn't want one himself. After more than 6.5 hours of pressing, he finally edged Sergey Karjakin in the dwindling seconds of the game. Long...
Sunday, August 19, 2018 4:35
Goodbye short films, hello "The Godfather." After today's transition to classical chess, the final game took 36 times as long as blitz thanks to some long, technical...
Saturday, August 18, 2018 4:05
Three Grand Chess Tour events are in the books, and one book just came out. A lot has happened in the last 48 hours in St. Louis since Hikaru Nakamura won his second leg of the GCT...

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Monday, August 20, 2018 7:22
Everyone knows the story about the Trojan Horse that helped the Greek army win the Trojan War. Since chess is a model of a war on 64 squares, can't we use this 3,000-year-old trick on the chessboard?...
Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:02
Chess is a rich game, dating back over a millennia. On Chess.com alone, over 2,000,000,000 games have been played! Which games are the very best ever played? No one can answer that conclusively, but we are...
Friday, August 17, 2018 9:27
Want a quick way to share your favorite chess games with friends online? Why not try a chess GIF? Making GIFs of your favorite chess games is now easy with Chess.com's GIF Maker...
Thursday, August 16, 2018 8:11
The day my daughter was due was approaching. There was not much to do but wait. Another day passed. I couldn’t concentrate on work. Another day, and then another. I couldn...

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