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    Carlsen Dominates Speed Chess; Defeats So -

    19 Nov 2017, 1:22 am
    Carlsen Dominates Speed Chess; Defeats So
    "Magnus Carlsen dominates speed chess" is a fairly accurate description of chess in 2017. Carlsen has destroyed multiple fast chess formats. After shared firsts (but no title on tiebreak) in the World Rapid and Blitz Championships in December, he has ...

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    FIDE GP in Palma: The lions are awakened

    18 Nov 2017, 7:02 am - I love to be proven wrong! In my yesterday's report I made a remark about Radjabov's cautious play. Perhaps intentionally, I goaded Teimour into playing the Kings Indian Defense today, and, boy, what…

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    Tania Sachdev's Twelfth Knight

    18 Nov 2017, 5:55 am - WGM Tania Sachdev travels a lot. Today she might be found commentating or interviewing at a major tournament and tomorrow she might be playing in one somewhere. She’s a big name in chess (as well as …

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    Music to Play By

    18 Nov 2017, 5:12 am - Music has the ability to evoke a long lost memory from our distant pasts or change our emotional state for better or worse. A rough sketch of our very essence could drawn from the music we’ve listene…

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    Palma de Mallorca FIDE Grand Prix 2017 Round 2

    18 Nov 2017, 1:07 am - Posted by on November 18, 2017 in Chess news Giri, Anish (2762) – Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2796) [B96] Palma De Mallorca GP 2017 Palma de Mallorca ESP (2.1), 2017-11-17 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d…

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    Life in North Korea, Amazon’s last mile, and eight other stories you might have missed

    17 Nov 2017, 11:22 pm - Max Deutsch is a self-described speed learner. And he recently gave himself one month to learn to play chess…well enough to take on the world champion. “The unlikely series of events that brought him…

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    Newton Free Library announces October programs

    17 Nov 2017, 9:47 pm - 330 Homer St., Newton, MA 02459. 617-796-1360 All programs are free and open to the public; parking is free. The Newton Free Library is handicapped accessible. All programs take place in Druker Audit…

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    Leonard Barden on Chess

    17 Nov 2017, 8:27 pm - The Four Nations Chess League (4NCL) began its new season at Telford last weekend where it left off, with a new demonstration of Guildford’s supremacy. The Surrey team, replete with grandmasters, too…

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