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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 11:46
Magnus Carlsen tops the October 2014 FIDE ratings with 2863 but Fabiano Caruana, who won 43 points in Saint Louis and Bilbao, climbed to 2844, only 19 points behind the World Champion. Veselin Topalov jumped...
Monday, September 29, 2014 15:56
22 years after it was first discussed, a friendly match between Alexei Shirov and Evgeny Sveshnikov finally took place over the weekend in Riga, Latvia. Shirov won 5.5-0.5. All games were Sicilians and...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:29
It's surprising that it did not happen earlier: Russia's first chess museum was opened on Thursday in Moscow. Situated in the renovated halls of the Russian Chess Federation'...
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:24
The 2014 Women's World Championship, which was scheduled to start in two weeks from now, has been postponed “for a few months”. This was announced on Wednesday on the FIDE...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 15:22
After many months of preparation by the FIDE/ACP Anti-Cheating Committee, finally a proposal for new anti-cheating regulations was submitted for voting by the General Assembly, last...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 13:04
Two years ago it was announced, and now it's out: Pawn Sacrifice, a new film directed by Edward Zwick (Legends of the Fall, The Last Samurai) and starring Tobey Maguire as Bobby...

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 8:13
Positions you should NEVER EVER EVER EVER EVER draw. picture courtesy of http://www.kikiramsey.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/no.gif I wish to discuss the types of positions that we should never accept...
Monday, September 29, 2014 22:04
GIFs are a fun and quick way to share an animated image. These animations are short and soundless, so they do not require the viewer to invest as much time and attention as full videos. It’s no surprise...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 21:50
Pins are very popular and powerful chess weapons, and I am sure you've used them in dozens of your own games. If you just started playing chess and never heard about pins, I strongly...
Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:39
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Saturday, September 27, 2014 1:42
Professor: It's time for chess! Silent acknowledgment ensued. No one said anything aurally detectable. Professor: I'm not sure what to do today. Any thoughts? Thomas: I had a...
Friday, September 26, 2014 21:58
The ninth world champion, Tigran Petrosian (1929-1984), is frequently perceived as the patriarch of defense and positional play. There is a tendency to believe that most of his games...

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