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Thursday, September 03, 2015 13:45
“Levon Aronian is back,” was a much-heard phrase after the Armenian GM won the Sinquefield Cup. Back in the top 10 that is — he is the new world #7. Hikaru Nakamura climbed to the #2 spot...
Thursday, September 03, 2015 9:56
With two quick draws in the final rounds GM Daniel Naroditsky won an otherwise impressive Titled Tuesday tournament. The 13th edition included big names such as GM Dmitry Andreikin and GM...
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 22:59
FLAST REPORT -- "They say the third time counts." GM Levon Aronian's numerology and precise play ended any drama in the final round of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup. That was just fine with...
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 5:11
Round eight of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup brought inclement weather. The "rainout" washed away all the wins, which had been floating in all fortnight. The "do nothing" round was just...

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Thursday, September 03, 2015 13:08
In 1935 a surprising thing happened. The fourth world champion, Alexander Alekhine, widely considered a genius, lost a match to the Dutch master, Max Euwe. Euwe was unique among world champions for several...
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 20:30
     This is the story of KÄrlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad."   The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.      KÄrlis Ozols had been a chess player in his...
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 9:15
Chess.com member Nietsoj wrote: “I read your recent post where you answered a question about aiming for a 2000 rating. Just as so many other amateur players, I have the same...
Monday, August 31, 2015 11:05
I will not hide the fact that I love to hear the spectators react after a sacrifice of a piece or pawn. I dont think that there is anything bad in such a feeling; no artist or musician...

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 I played this game against one of my students Clifton Burdette on the 22nd August 2015. He...
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I played a simul on 23.08.2015 on the chess.com Live server and recorded my comments when I played...