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Sunday, May 21, 2017 19:09
Ding Liren became the sole winner of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. Boris Gelfand went for a "very optimistic sacrifice" (as described by Hikaru Nakamura) which turned out to be incorrect. With...
Saturday, May 20, 2017 19:39
Pentala Harikrishna was the only winner at the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow today. The Indian grandmaster was first losing, but eventually defeated Ian Nepomniachtchi in what was one of the most...
Friday, May 19, 2017 22:38
Anish Giri scored his first win at the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow today. The Dutch GM defeated Salem Saleh. Beating Jon Ludvig Hammer, Hou Yifan scored her second win of the...
Friday, May 19, 2017 11:53
Wim Andriessen was one of those figures who, while remaining mostly in the background, changed the chess world significantly. The founder and publisher of New In Chess died on Sunday...

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Sunday, May 21, 2017 3:37
Last time, we started to analyze the old game Charousek-Alapin and learned a useful trick that can be used in variety of openings. As a rule, you can learn more than just one idea from a game...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:40
This series is all about the classic games that affected me in a profound manner as a young teen (15 years old). In general, they were positional games, since for a kid that grew up on attacking...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:35
When I began playing chess, I had no idea how to begin a game. I would stare at the row of pawns, wondering which one I should order forward, without an idea of why. Or I’d hop...
Sunday, May 14, 2017 15:59
In his book "School of Excellence: Endgame Analysis," IM Mark Dvoretsky analyzes two very similar endgames. He writes: "The game Sultan Khan-Tartakower, played in 1931, was indeed...

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