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Wednesday, April 01, 2015 6:06
The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is hosting the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship for the seventh straight year, but they don't seem to be running out of locations for the...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 21:25
A thrilling playoff on Tuesday decided that the final of the Women's World Championship in Sochi will be played between WGM Natalija Pogonina and IM Mariya Muzychuk. Photo Eteri Kublashvili. If we...
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:26
The top group of the Aeroflot Open continues to see attacking chess. After three rounds GM Krishnan Sasikiran is the sole leader with three victories. Photo Boris...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 21:24
On the first day of the Women's World Championship's semi-finals GM Pia Cramling defeated WGM Natalija Pogonina, who needs a win tomorrow to stay in the tournament. IM Mariya...

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015 7:38
Are you tired of the same old game of fetch? Running low on filthy, chewed-up tennis balls? Wouldn’t it be nice to play something a bit more intellectual with your pets? Thanks to groundbreaking new...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 21:51
What in the world is a chess dream? And how can such a thing help your game? This series is all about dreams (okay, it’s also about imbalances and patterns), and it’s presented in a question-and-...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 21:57
"We have to play by the !@#$ rules!" -- Amanda Young, Saw II. In last week's article, we discussed a dangerous strategic concept, the saw. So, what should you do if your...
Sunday, March 29, 2015 10:17
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World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat Peter Vasilievich Dubinin in Leningrad in 1939: Black to...
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A while ago, I wrote a post about tie-breaks in chess. It  was inspired by a research proposal I...
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World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat Vitaly Chekhover in Moscow in 1935: White to move and...