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Sunday, February 01, 2015 14:40
GM Hikaru Nakamura started with 5.0/5 at the Gibraltar Masters. He leads alone at the half-way point. The Masters section of the 2015 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival took off on Tuesday, January 27th...
Saturday, January 31, 2015 19:33
The second edition of Millionaire Chess will return to Las Vegas from October 8-12, 2015 and now there are newer and cheaper ways to play for the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize fund. Organizers GM Maurice Ashley...
Sunday, January 25, 2015 19:31
After some tense moments in the final round GM Magnus Carlsen did win the 2015 Tata Steel masters alone. GM Wei Yi clinched first prize in the challengers group. A slightly shaky...
Saturday, January 24, 2015 22:13
GM Wesley So suffered his first loss at the 2015 Tata Steel masters today. He was beaten by GM Anish Giri, who is now second behind GM Magnus Carlsen. The difference between...

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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...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 20:56
     There were a few 19th century London chess players who, although they weren't quite on par with the best, were by no means second-rate players  and made names for themselves...
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...

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