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Tactics Tuesday
This week's Tactics Tuesday takes a deep dive into one of GM Hans Niemann's seven (!!) impressive victories in the Tournament of Peace held in Zagreb… Read More »
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The following letter details US Chess Federation comments regarding the current Candidate Tournament qualification procedures and was sent to… Read More »
Update (11/30/2023): An announcement by FIDE later in the day on November 29 announced that Dominguez would have to play one more standard rated… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
GM Fabiano Caruana won the 2023 Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, overtaking GM Ray Robson shortly into the first day of blitz and never looking back. The… Read More »
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The last leg of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour kicked off Tuesday, November 14, in Saint Louis with the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz at the Saint Louis… Read More »
Overview The 2023 FIDE Grand Swiss and Women’s Grand Swiss concluded on Sunday, November 5, after 11 rounds of competition in Douglas,… Read More »
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The 2023 FIDE Grand Swiss and Women’s Grand Swiss are heading into their final weekend in Douglas, Isle of Man. The 11-round tournaments are not only… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
The 2023 Qatar Masters concluded with Uzbekistan's GMs Nodirbek Yakubboev and Nodirbek Abdusattorov splitting top honors with 7/9, ahead of a field… Read More »
Editor's note: This article has been updated on January 12, 2024, to include the author's own annotations of her first three games (against GM Irina… Read More »
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