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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 17:44
PhosAgro, a giant Russian producer of fertilizer products, is the first named sponsor for the world championship match in November between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. Agon, the company that holds the...
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:47
GM Dmitry Andreikin won a strong open tournament in Abu Dhabi as the only player to finish on 7.5/9. The Russian grandmaster earned U.S. $13,000 (€11,638). Held for the 23rd time, the...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 10:45
We're only two days away from the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday,  September 1; the first round will be...
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:36
Besides GM Anish Giri, there's a new an bright Dutch chess star: GM Jorden van Foreest. The oldest kid in a big chess family won his first Dutch Championship on...

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 8:43
Tactics. After thousands of books written on this concept, after the development of several excellent tactical training tools (such as Chess.com's own Tactics Trainer), after the release of countless free...
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 13:04
Want to show off your love of chess? Do you need some new supplies for your favorite hobby? How about a free Chess.com t-shirt with a qualifying purchase?  WholesaleChess.com is running a...
Saturday, August 27, 2016 9:24
The already famous game So vs Kasparov played in the Ultimate Blitz Challenge is both fascinating and puzzling. Not only did GM Wesley So produce a game of unbelievable beauty, he...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 9:09
Once in a while, a game grabs my attention due to some amazing positional concept or, less often (I say “less often” since most tactics are rather repetitive), due to a...

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