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    The Triangle Setup – A Complete Defense Against 1.d4

    April 1, 2015 • Booked Up, Featured2743

    By Davide Nastasio Last year I played the Dutch and the English defense. While I had good experiences online with the Dutch, I really had bad experiences in tournament–where real chess is played! So this year I badly needed a makeup change in my opening...

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    16th Dubai Chess Open

    July 1, 2014 • Featured, News1075

    By WIM Carolina Blanco This was my third year playing the Dubai Chess Open tournament and I had a great time both playing in the tournament and during my free time. Many players had the opportunity to get to know more about the amazing development of the city...

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    Chris Ferrante Shares Round 2 Game from Georgia State Championship 2014

    July 1, 2014 • Featured, News1102

    By Chris Ferrante Chris Ferrante (1948=>1977) – Charles Thompson (1674P15=>1776) Georgia State Championship, Reserve Section, Atlanta Marriott Northwest This game occurred early in the tournament – it was only round 2. Despite being an early...

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    Stepping Into a Larger World

    June 2, 2014 • Featured, News1400

    by Jim Mundy If you’ll allow me a quick introduction, I am CM Jim Mundy, a local champion, an Intercontinental Bronze Medalist, a chess promoter, and a coach. I’ve been writing articles, with the guidance of many dedicated editors such as Daniel...

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    The Candidates Tournament

    April 30, 2014 • Featured, News13040

    By Carolina Blanco The Candidates Tournament was an eight players double round-robin event played over fourteen rounds in all. It was held in the Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk between 03/13-03/30/2014. The winner, Anand Viswanathan, will now challenge...

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    Francisco, R – Baghwat, N USATS (Round 2)

    March 31, 2014 • Featured, Games1285

    By Richard Francisco The following game was played in round 2 at the USATS. It was my favorite game, as I was able to execute a standard attacking strategy in a novel form. 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.h4 h6 5.g4 Bg6? This retreat is inaccurate.  Black is...

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    76th Tata Steel Chess Master 2014: Two Game Analysis

    March 31, 2014 • Featured, News3552

    The 76th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament took place January 10-26, 2014 in the city of Wijk aan zee in the Netherlands. The top players competed in two groups (previously there were three), with twelve players in each, instead of fourteen. The...

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    Three Theoretical Novelties: Let’s See How They Run

    January 7, 2014 • Featured, Games9657

    By Daniel Quigley Theoretical Novelty (TN): A move, usually played in the opening, thought not to have been played before. This normally refers to the effort of serious titled players engaged in prepared and  conscious planning, or the luck of an inspired...