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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:18
Showing both his endgame and attacking skills, Alexander Grischuk proved too strong an opponent for Yu Yangyi. Grischuk won their four-game match in Jiayuguan, China with a 3-1 score, and with it the $20,...
Monday, July 24, 2017 15:29
It's almost unprecedented that a reigning world champion is participating in a cycle for the next world championship, but this year it will happen. Magnus Carlsen will be playing the FIDE World Cup in...
Sunday, July 23, 2017 20:24
For years he was in the background, working as a second for Vishy Anand. Today Radoslaw Wojtaszek proved how strong a player he is himself, winning his first super tournament...
Saturday, July 22, 2017 22:27
He had more reason not to be fully satisfied with his play, but Radoslaw Wojtaszek nonetheless leads the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund with one round to go. The Polish...

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Sunday, July 23, 2017 4:59
When a pawn reaches the last rank it creates one of the biggest miracles of the game of chess. In such a situation the weakest chess piece can instantly become the strongest one! While in the majority of such...
Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:11
The Chess.com member ostria wrote: I wonder if you would take a look at one of my games. I won, but the thing is I have no idea how! I made simple moves through the game and I am sure we both made many...
Saturday, July 15, 2017 23:34
I noticed that when I teach the rules of chess to kids, almost nothing excites them more than a pawn promotion. I can see sparkles in the kids' eyes and have to answer the unavoidable...
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:01
In this article we’ll take a look at "deep squares" (6th, 7th, and even the 8th!). So far we’ve used knights as the conqueror of squares, and most of the games will indeed...

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