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Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:10
The resurrected Aeroflot Open took off on Friday in Moscow. Top seed GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov got off to a flying start, crushing GM Boris Savchenko in just 19 moves. Sponsored by Russia's airline...
Friday, March 27, 2015 21:44
GM Harika Dronavalli qualified for the semi-finals of the Women's World Championship in Sochi, Russia. On Friday the Indian grandmaster made an end to IM Meri Arabidze's Cinderella story. The...
Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:11
At the 2015 Hawaii Chess Festival Women's World Champion GM Hou Yifan scored 5.5/6 in the blitz part and came first in the GM Challenge. GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan won...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 16:55
In the third round of the Women's World Championship in Sochi, Russia ex-World Champions GM Alexandra Kosteniuk and GM Antoaneta Stefanoa were among the eliminated...

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Saturday, March 28, 2015 9:06
Topic for next month: Speed Chess (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions different from the above theme should be submitted to other Chess.com...
Friday, March 27, 2015 20:55
To me, the term king hunt invariably conjures up an image of a bygone era, when chess was played over coffee and cigars at the Café de la Régence. With defensive tenacity largely considered...
Monday, March 23, 2015 20:46
Everyone knows the popular, "normal" openings played at the top level of chess. The Ruy-Lopez, the Sicilian, the French: thousands of pages have been written about these world-...
Sunday, March 22, 2015 20:33
"I want to play a game." -- John '"Jigsaw" Kramer (from the movie Saw). You all probably know this cliche from many horror movies: A group of people are having fun (like a bunch...

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