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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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Thursday, January 29, 2015 21:53
Last week, we examined the origins of the Smith-Morra Gambit.  As the Smith-Morra began to encounter strong players, a variety of different responses developed. In the early days, declining the gambit...
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...
Sunday, January 25, 2015 21:51
The game we are going to analyze today is quite typical for the style of Mikhail Tal. It features sacrifices, crazy attack and a lot of fun! Also, as it happened to many Tal's...
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...

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