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Sunday, December 11, 2016 1:52
Today Wesley So became the 12th player of all time to break 2800. His win with White over Michael Adams was fluid and representative of the excellent form he has been in for much of 2016. So is...
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...
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...

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Saturday, December 10, 2016 1:37
We continue our exploration of common chess patterns today by looking look at the pattern "a bishop behind a pawn." While most of you have probably heard about "Tarrasch rule" which recommends...
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...
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...

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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...