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Sunday, March 01, 2015 19:14
In the March 1 FIDE Rating list for the first time in 26 years GM Judit Polgar (2675) is not the number one female player anymore. GM Hou Yifan tops the list with 2686. When Viswanathan Anand was about...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:41
GM Anton Korobov is the only player left with a perfect score at the European Championship in Jerusalem. The 2-time Ukrainian Champion leads with 4.0/4. A group of eight players is half a point...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 22:56
It cannot go wrong anymore, can it? After the rest day GM Evgeny Tomashevsky won yet another game at the Tbilisi Grand Prix to increase his lead to 1.5 points...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:10
The first round of the European Championship, held in Jerusalem, saw several upsets. The biggest was Israeli Champion GM Viktor Mikhalevski losing to Itay Westreich, rated 1929!...

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Sunday, March 01, 2015 20:49
The summer of 1992 was the most memorable time of my chess career. Our team just took silver medal at the 30th Chess Olympiad in Manila and I felt like I was on the top of the world. That Olympiad deserves a...
Sunday, March 01, 2015 19:36
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Friday, February 27, 2015 21:53
Last week, we dissected Magnus Carlsen's positional mastery by examining two of his finest strategic victories. However, modern chess demands universality, and it is impossible to...
Thursday, February 26, 2015 21:46
In Playing Against The Najdorf: The Adams Attack, we saw how an obscure small move (6.h3) was developed as an answer to another small move (5...a6 -- the Najdorf), which had,...

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