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Friday, July 31, 2015 1:22
The Swiss town of Biel, home of the long-standing chess festival and grandmaster tournament of the same name, is on the German-French language divide. At least it was before today. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave,...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 7:47
GM David Navara caught GM Radek Wojtaszek in first place by beating GM Richard Rapport as Black in round eight of the Biel Chess Festival's Grandmaster Tournament.  The 48th Biel Chess Festival...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:52
GM Radek Wojtaszek beat GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave convincingly to become the sole leader at the Biel Chess Festival's Grandmaster Tournament. GM Michael Adams defeated...
Monday, July 27, 2015 22:47
On Sunday GM Julio Granda Zuniga won the Andorra Open with 8.0/9, while 1100km up north GM David Howell did even better, scoring 8.5/9 in Leiden, The Netherlands. Andorra Open The...

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Friday, July 31, 2015 9:29
I am the proud owner of the obscure volume Pillsbury's Chess Career, published in 1922 by the American Chess Bulletin and written by two English amateurs, Philip Walsingham Sergeant and William Henry...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:52
Among the less-trodden paths White can follow against the Sicilian Defense is the system with the seemingly paradoxical combination of Nc3 and Bb5. To my knowledge, this variation, unlike most of the other...
Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:46
Let this video guide serve as the official reference point to help you find Chess.com videos on your favorite chess players throughout history! Chess.com has enjoyed lessons from the...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 20:42
     This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his...

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