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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 16:35
It took 16 years after Sergey Karjakin became a grandmaster at 12 years old for another person to earn chess's highest-title before turning 13. But now, only four months after Indian prodigy ...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 22:18
Three weeks before the start of the FIDE world championship, organizer World Chess launched chess dating app Mates. Billed as a way to find an opponent for a game of chess, the app came with a press release...
Monday, October 15, 2018 22:51
After drawing two games in a row at the European Club Cup, Magnus Carlsen's lead over Fabiano Caruana in the live ratings has decreased to just 4.3 points. Alkaloid and...
Sunday, October 14, 2018 13:05
Magnus Carlsen is active at the European Club Cup, where he started with a win against Vladimir Potkin in round two. Earlier in the week, Carlsen had some PR activities and spoke about...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:54
Welcome back! It is time to wrap up our rook endgame series. In the previous four articles (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 & Part 4), I covered important rook endgame positions and ideas. Now I'd like to...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 0:30
During my game against James Tarjan at the US Open last week, I swore that I would write an article on pawn endgames. The entire game was crazy and lasted six hours, two of which we spent on figuring out how...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 21:25
Looking for a great way to kick off your school's chess club in the fall? The Fourth "Hour of Chess Week" is the first time we will host the event outside of the...
Monday, October 15, 2018 10:05
Petrov's Defense is not a common opening in club tournaments. It almost doesn't exist in scholastic tournaments, either. The reason is the opening is not very exciting, and...

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