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Thursday, May 26, 2016 22:49
With all the first-round games at the 2016 Gashimov Memorial drawn, one might conclude the dynamic chess of the late, great Azeri grandmaster was not played. However, the lack of decisive...
Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:44
This edition of In Other News sees chess celebrated by professional athletes, Youtube stars, union workers, actors, and even Canadians! Join us on another tour of the major chess stories celebrated in...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 21:51
The third Gashimov Memorial is about to begin. On Thursday the first round will be played in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. Although it's not as strong as the first two editions, we can still...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 0:44
GM Ernesto Inarkiev won first place at the European Individual Chess Championships with 9.0/11. He finished a full point ahead of his rivals while moving to 27th in the world rankings...

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:48
The Chess.com member Olaspecial wrote: “I am keen to become Nigeria’s next titled player (I hope this makes you smile) and I believe you can help me get there. I am diligent and I have been...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 13:09
There are basically three ways a tactic can occur, both for and against you: The opponent makes a threat for a tactic (or a check or capture), which either can't be met, or can be, but is missed. There is no...
Sunday, May 22, 2016 8:40
At the end of last week's article I mentioned that "recently we witnessed a real outbreak of touch-move rule violations." I think we can explain this phenomenon by a...
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:27
I’ll start with a fun game. Black was so taken with his own brilliance that he wrote a blog about it, and he gave his opening a name: "The Magicians’ Attack!" Well,...

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