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Thursday, January 29, 2015 2:45
What's an instant cure to a last-place finish at Tata Steel Chess? Turn right around and win the fourth Titled Player Tuesday event on Chess.com -- and thanks to some issues with Chess.com's live chess...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:04
The Gibraltar Chess Festival is under way with GM Veselin Topalov, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Peter Svidler as the top seeds. Not a bad line-up at all. It's the 13th edition of the annual chess...
Saturday, January 24, 2015 0:45
GM Wesley So beat GM Ivan Saric on Friday and is now only half a point behind GM Magnus Carlsen with two rounds to go at the 2015 Tata Steel masters. GM Maxime...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 18:08
The first Death Match using the new format will take place in March. GM Sam Shankland will watch from the sidelines -- he has accepted his spot as the "invited player," but any Chess....

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 22:06
In part one, I discussed a game that I feel is extremely instructive. There were opening nuances, tactics, and the usual highs and lows. But the main thing that fueled the game’s soul was the existence...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 20:56
     There were a few 19th century London chess players who, although they weren't quite on par with the best, were by no means second-rate players  and made names for themselves both locally and abroad...
Friday, January 23, 2015 21:52
Two active bishops working in tandem are a mighty force. Indeed, the bishop's long range enables it to dominate vast swaths of the board, and to simultaneously play both a defensive...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 21:59
For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low...

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