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Thursday, January 29, 2015 2:45
What's an instant cure to a last-place finish at Tata Steel Chess? Turn right around and win the fourth Titled Player Tuesday event on Chess.com -- and thanks to some issues with Chess.com's live chess...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:04
The Gibraltar Chess Festival is under way with GM Veselin Topalov, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Peter Svidler as the top seeds. Not a bad line-up at all. It's the 13th edition of the annual chess...
Saturday, January 24, 2015 0:45
GM Wesley So beat GM Ivan Saric on Friday and is now only half a point behind GM Magnus Carlsen with two rounds to go at the 2015 Tata Steel masters. GM Maxime...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 18:08
The first Death Match using the new format will take place in March. GM Sam Shankland will watch from the sidelines -- he has accepted his spot as the "invited player," but any Chess....

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Friday, January 30, 2015 21:49
The ability to recover after a tactical oversight is a difficult skill to master. Indeed, the temptation to panic after blundering an ostensibly crushing sacrifice or combination is overwhelming. It is the...
Thursday, January 29, 2015 21:53
Last week, we examined the origins of the Smith-Morra Gambit.  As the Smith-Morra began to encounter strong players, a variety of different responses developed. In the early days, declining the gambit...
Monday, January 26, 2015 21:55
The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or...
Sunday, January 25, 2015 21:51
The game we are going to analyze today is quite typical for the style of Mikhail Tal. It features sacrifices, crazy attack and a lot of fun! Also, as it happened to many Tal's...

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