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Saturday, December 10, 2016 0:32
Last year's inaugural Grand Chess Tour ended with a late-night playoff in London after the final round. This year, the opening day may end up being the decider. The concluding London Chess Classic,...
Thursday, December 08, 2016 9:21
It's the final leg of the Grand Chess Tour, and it's just around the corner: the London Chess Classic. Tomorrow the traditional super tournament in the British capital starts with eight players from the world'...
Thursday, December 08, 2016 3:05
GM Hikaru Nakamura won his record seventh Titled Tuesday to close out 2017. His win came in the late Titled Tuesday, which he shared with a large pack of six players on 7.0/9: GMs...
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 18:37
Last weekend, OSC Baden-Baden made its intentions clear: It wants to win back the title in the German league. For its matches on Saturday and Sunday, it had Viswanathan Anand...

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Thursday, December 08, 2016 13:33
This week we’re going to look at the games of the Chess.com member Mockingbird2, who is majoring in chemical engineering but thinks he can become a chess master in another two years. At the moment...
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 21:16
     Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 11:44
The rating system is very accurate. That's obviously good... ...but it's also potentially bad. Humans can't help but be affected by perceptions. When players first start rated play...
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 0:37
During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles,...

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3 weeks 6 days ago
In addition to ChessCenter shows, airing after every game at 5pm Pacific on chess.com/tv - I am...
4 weeks 1 day ago
With the World Champion about to defend his title against Sergey Karjakin, this is the perfect time...
1 month 2 days ago
The recent strong chess open in the German town of Bad Wiessee was won by my Werder Bremen...