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São Paulo Rd4 – Fabiano Caruana storms to 3.5/4 - Chessbase News

September 29, 2012 - 2:00am
São Paulo Rd4 – Fabiano Caruana storms to 3.5/4  Chessbase News

The round saw Fabiano Caruana extend his lead even further with an even more incredible 3.5/4 and a lofty 2785 Elo on the Live Ratings lists. Karjakin was ...

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Who needs stalemate? Readers weigh in - Chessbase News

July 22, 2012 - 2:00am
Who needs stalemate? Readers weigh in  Chessbase News

We recently published an article on stalemate in chess. Was is really necessary to finish the game one move earlier than the clear-cut goal of the game: the ...

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Chess: Anand crushes Gelfand in just 17 moves - Firstpost

May 21, 2012 - 2:00am
Chess: Anand crushes Gelfand in just 17 moves  Firstpost

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand struck back with vengeance and scored the much-needed equaliser against Boris Gelfand in the eighth game of the ...

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Kavalek in Huffington: The Road to Chess Mastery - Chessbase News

March 26, 2012 - 2:00am
Kavalek in Huffington: The Road to Chess Mastery  Chessbase News

Siegbert Tarrasch, one of the world's finest players from 1890 till World War One, taught chess in his book Three Hundred Chess Games. Vassily Panov ...

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Chess history: Nineteen Hours with Bobby Fischer – Part 2 - Chessbase News

February 29, 2012 - 2:00am
Chess history: Nineteen Hours with Bobby Fischer – Part 2  Chessbase News

In 1981 the Film Board of Canada approached Bobby Fischer, hoping for his participation in a feature-length documentary on the game of chess. Last week we ...

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Aronian to FIDE: I cannot play in Azerbaijan - Chessbase News

February 2, 2012 - 2:00am
Aronian to FIDE: I cannot play in Azerbaijan  Chessbase News

The first two bids to stage the next Candidates Tournament for the World Championship received by FIDE are from Bulgaria and Azerbaijan. But one of the two ...

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A funny thing happened on the way to the tournament hall… - Chessbase News

November 27, 2011 - 2:00am
A funny thing happened on the way to the tournament hall…  Chessbase News

Vassily Ivanchuk's recent mugging in Sao Paulo shocked the chess world but it's far from being the only mishap to befall a chessplayer on the way to or from ...

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Grivas Training: Building a Repertoire - Chessbase News

April 18, 2011 - 2:00am
Grivas Training: Building a Repertoire  Chessbase News

"In contrast to the middlegame and the endgame, where theory is objective and accepted by everyone, in the opening each chess player makes his choices in ...

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Some thoughts on the Bilbao scoring system in London - Chessbase News

December 19, 2010 - 2:00am
Some thoughts on the Bilbao scoring system in London  Chessbase News

Lubomir Kavalek wrote in the Huffington Post that in the annals of chess history the final result of the 2010 Chess Classic would show Magnus Carlsen as the ...

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2010 Women's World Chess Championship - Preview - Chessbase News

November 12, 2010 - 2:00am
2010 Women's World Chess Championship - Preview  Chessbase News

The 2010 Women's World Chess Championship is about to start in Hatay, Turkey, heralding either a new champion, or confirming the incumbent. In 2008 ...

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Maurice Ashley: The Secret to Chess - Chessbase News

September 2, 2010 - 2:00am
Maurice Ashley: The Secret to Chess  Chessbase News

This is one you really do not want to miss. Star international trainer and commentator Maurice Ashley reveals a secret he discovered on his way to becoming a ...

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Kavalek at Huffington: Henri Rinck's Magical Rooks - Chessbase News

July 21, 2010 - 2:00am
Kavalek at Huffington: Henri Rinck's Magical Rooks  Chessbase News

He was one of the most prolific chess composers. His endgame studies were elegant, witty, entertaining, simple and beautiful. Henri Rink's ultimate collection of ...

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A volcanic trip – with the Lord of the Rings - Chessbase News

April 21, 2010 - 2:00am
A volcanic trip – with the Lord of the Rings  Chessbase News

On Thursday Vishy Anand embarked on a trip from his house in Madrid, Spain, to the World Championship match. He got as far as Frankfurt, Germany, and was ...

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Bobby Fischer – The Career and Complete Games - Chessbase News

January 21, 2010 - 2:00am
Bobby Fischer – The Career and Complete Games  Chessbase News

Many books have been written about the American chess genius and world champion Bobby Fischer. But now there is a remarkable new one, by German GM ...

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Watch the man behind the new Philidor Defence - Chessbase News

July 16, 2009 - 2:00am
Watch the man behind the new Philidor Defence  Chessbase News

Just a couple of years ago the shocking pawn sacrifice 5.g4 entered the theory of the dignified Philidor Defence. If you check with the ChessBase online ...

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Ghaem Maghami beats Karpov in 'Mate of the King' - Chessbase News

February 5, 2009 - 2:00am
Ghaem Maghami beats Karpov in 'Mate of the King'  Chessbase News

The event was staged in Teheran to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Four classical, four rapid and four blitz games between ...

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Alexei Shirov: 'Let us ban FIDE!' - Chessbase News

December 2, 2008 - 2:00am
Alexei Shirov: 'Let us ban FIDE!'  Chessbase News

12/2/2008 – "I don't know how many times I have said to myself," says the world class GM and world championship runner-up, "that it makes no sense at all to ...

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Olympiad in Dresden: Closing ceremony and prize giving - Chessbase News

November 29, 2008 - 2:00am
Olympiad in Dresden: Closing ceremony and prize giving  Chessbase News

1270 players took part in the event, hailing from 141 different countries. 722 men and 548 women played a total of 6050 games. In the end Armenia and Georgia ...

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WCC Bonn: Aronian's take and impressions - Chessbase News

October 19, 2008 - 2:00am
WCC Bonn: Aronian's take and impressions  Chessbase News

Sunday, a free day at the World Championship in Bonn, Germany – and our chess expert, Levon Aronian, was stuck without Internet access at the European ...

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Mainz 2008: Anand breaks Mainz simultaneous record - Chessbase News

July 29, 2008 - 2:00am
Mainz 2008: Anand breaks Mainz simultaneous record  Chessbase News

7/29/2008 – Simultaneous events are chess spectacles. Only a few games make it to the textbooks, and the atmosphere is informal and noisy. But Vishy Anand ...

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