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Friday, July 03, 2015 9:00
GM Wei Yi might just have played the 21st-century version of the Immortal Game. The Chinese super-talent beat Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon just brilliantly today in Danzhou. Yesterday the sixth edition of the...
Thursday, July 02, 2015 21:37
Besides Magnus Carlsen, three players are rated above 2800 in the FIDE July 1 rating list: Hikaru Nakamura (in fourth place at 2814), Veselin Topalov (third with 2816) and Vishy Anand (...
Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:00
On Wednesday GM Vladimir Kramnik won his third game in a row at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting and caught GM Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu in first place. The ex-world champion...
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 11:53
On Tuesday GM Abhijeet Gupta won the Commonwealth Chess Championship in New Delhi. The 25-year-old Indian grandmaster “did a Caruana” as he won his first seven games...

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Friday, July 03, 2015 11:46
More than a decade ago, I took part in a small open tournament at a local chess club. After winning the first game in rather one-sided fashion, I became convinced that the next five games would follow an...
Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:37
After six rounds of the Zalakaros Open in Hungary, I had four points -- which was not a bad score, since the average of my opponents' ratings was high. Earlier in the tournament, I was sure that it was time...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:24
From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try...
Monday, June 29, 2015 0:18
Last week, chess fans received the sad news that GM Walter Browne had died at 66. Browne was a legendary chess figure in the United States, a six-time national champion, and a fixture...

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