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Sunday, November 23, 2014 17:45
In the fourth Ruy Lopez, Berlin Variation of the 2014 FIDE World Championship, GM Magnus Carlsen finally broke through the Berlin Wall against GM Viswanathan Anand. A mistimed exchange sacrifice was the...
Sunday, November 23, 2014 13:19
[Information packaged from Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis press releases by Communications Specialist Brian Jerauld] Top American GM Hikaru Nakamura and world number five GM Levon Aronian...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 23:21
The best French player of all time narrowly held off the late charge of a recent FIDE Grand Prix winner in Death Match 29. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave survived a scary attack in the...
Friday, November 21, 2014 22:18
The 2014 World Mind Games Online Tournament took place on Chess.com from September 15th to November 18th and was the largest tournament in Chess.com history. Nearly three thousand...
Friday, November 21, 2014 16:18
On Friday GM Viswanathan Anand used up one of his two remaining turns with White at the 2014 FIDE World Championship. Carlsen repeated the Grünfeld from round one,...
Thursday, November 20, 2014 14:42
As easy as GM Magnus Carlsen held as Black yesterday, the draw came even easier today for GM Viswanathan Anand in game 9 of the 2014 FIDE World Championship Match. Carlsen protected...

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Monday, November 24, 2014 9:06
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Sunday, November 23, 2014 21:05
Magnus Carlsen won the 2014 world championship match in game 11 today to defend his title.  But the sixth game of the Carlsen-Anand match made waves around the world.   Some chess journalists...
Friday, November 21, 2014 16:59
Bobby Fischer was one of the most well-rounded players in history. He was at once a tactical wizard and a positional genius, a theoretical expert and a peerless endgame player. He was...
Friday, November 21, 2014 10:09
Professor: Well class, it's all over. Zephyr: You mean life itself? Professor: No, just the class tournament. Zephyr: Oh that. Hale: I thought it was a pretty good event....
Thursday, November 20, 2014 21:28
      Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser.  But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 21:58
Review by Christine VanCott Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos,...

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