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Monday, April 27, 2015 21:13
With a 5-0 sweep on Sunday GM Garry Kasparov crushed GM Nigel Short in the Battle of the Legends match in St. Louis. The final score was 8.5-1.5 for the 13th world champion, who...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 17:54
He won last year and today GM Magnus Carlsen also won the second edition of the Shamkir Chess tournament. He finished undefeated, winning his final round game after a blunder by GM Rauf Mamedov...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:03
Self-billed as “the  biggest announcement in professional international chess since 1988,” on Friday the Grand Chess Tour was launched — a cooperation between...
Friday, April 24, 2015 17:26
In round seven of the Shamkir Chess tournament GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Vladimir Kramnik and extended his lead to a full point. GM Viswanathan Anand defeated GM...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 9:13
This series is all about attacking chess and combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten...
Monday, April 27, 2015 8:24
Who is the LeBron James of chess? The National Basketball Association playoffs are in full swing, and the best players in the world are battling it out, hoping to win an NBA championship. LeBron James fell...
Friday, April 24, 2015 21:54
Do you find yourself getting a good position only to spoil it by missing a simple tactic?  How about getting a promising attack but failing to find a forced mate or win of...
Friday, April 24, 2015 21:48
The 1930 San Remo International was a rather one-sided affair. World Champion Alexander Alekhine stormed through the field, winning 13 games and conceding only two draws. Yet this...

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