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Monday, March 27, 2017 16:00
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov denies that he will step down as FIDE President. Today the FIDE website brought this remarkable news, which was confirmed to Chess.com by Executive Director of FIDE,...
Sunday, March 26, 2017 22:33
GM Wesley So carried his team all season in the first year of the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) League. Today, his teammates sealed the win. The top Saint Louis Arch Bishops player won his first three...
Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:37
The Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League will see a magnificent final, with world number one Magnus Carlsen and world number two Wesley So leading their teams. The final, on...
Saturday, March 25, 2017 17:32
GMs Ding Liren and Anish Giri are the leaders after three rounds at the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzen, China. The other participants are GMs Michael Adams, Peter...

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Sunday, March 26, 2017 5:44
When chess players say "match of the century," usually they refer to the famous match between the USSR and the "rest of the world" that took place in Belgrade in 1970. In reality, many famous chess...
Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:53
Every chess player knows about the classic bishop sacrifice. And everyone wants to smash that light-squared bishop into h7, drag the screaming-in-terror enemy king from its pawn cover, and execute it as...
Sunday, March 19, 2017 17:28
I bet that some of you, my dear readers, think that I am going to talk about "Fool's Mate" or "Scholar's Mate." Indeed, there is no way to get checkmated faster than Fool's Mate...
Sunday, March 19, 2017 17:28
Ich würde wetten, dass einige von Euch hier einen Artikel über das "Narrenmatt" oder das "Schäfermatt" erwarten, und es stimmt, dass es kein schnelleres Schachmatt, als...

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