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The FIDE Council recently approved changes to the Qualification Commission (QC) regulations, which come into effect on January 1, 2022. These changes… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Forgetting to bring your chess clock to a tournament has the potential to make for a difficult day.Read More »
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The return to OTB chess has been robust for several months, and the rules suspension originally announced in March 2020 are no longer in effect.Read… Read More »
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The return to OTB chess has been robust for several months, and the rules suspension originally announced in March 2020 are no longer in effect.Read… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
A new set of rules for correspondence chess in the 7th edition of the US Chess Rulebook are scheduled to kick in on October 1.Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
National Tournament Director Tim Just offers a few rules of thumb that are easier to recall if you get caught in the labyrinth of an adjournment.Read… Read More »
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The history of Western society suggests some answers on how bishops became soldiers and how queens became the strongest warrior in the chess army.… Read More »
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