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Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 10
by Erwin on Jan 25, 2014   1930   0
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Aronian, Levon 76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.25 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Be7 6.d3 ( No surprises. Aronian plays th...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 9
by Erwin on Jan 24, 2014   1615   2
Aronian, Levon - Karjakin, Sergey 76th Tata Steel Masters 2014.01.23 A very important game between the number 1 and 2 in the standings! 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3...
LIVE Tata Steel Masters, Round 9, Commentary by GM...
by Janton on Jan 23, 2014   813   0
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What Would You Have Played?: Critical Moments from...
by Inopov on Jan 22, 2014   1268   1
Hi everyone! I hope y'all are enjoying the top quality games from this year's Tata Steel Tournament so far. After much perusal and musing, I've come up with a second set...
Game analysis by Erwin l'Ami
Chessity on Jan 22, 2014   228   0
Game analysis of Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2014 Renowned grand master Erwin l’Ami will analyze the best game of that day daily during the event. http://chessity....
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 8
by Erwin on Jan 21, 2014   1896   0
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - So, Wesley 76th Tata Steel Masters 2014.01.21 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 The Petroff-defence. An opening that was long considered to 'refute' 1.e4, ...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 7
by Erwin on Jan 19, 2014   1914   2
Nakamura, Hikaru - Van Wely, Loek 76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.19 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 d6 6.g4!? Diagram #1 Even before the black ...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 6
by Erwin on Jan 18, 2014   2473   0
Dominguez Perez, Leinier - Nakamura, Hikaru  76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.18 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 The Berlin Wall, an opening that seems to be includ...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 5
by Erwin on Jan 17, 2014   1401   2
Nakamura, Hikaru - Karjakin, Sergey  76th Tata Steel Masters 2014.01.17 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.Qxc3 Ne4 ( Lately 6...O-O has been all the ra...
Check and Compare Your Moves: Wijk Test Solutions
by Inopov on Jan 17, 2014   930   0
Hi everyone! As promised earlier here are the solutions to the puzzles, with some thoughts on how we miss opportunities and make wrong decisions. Please feel free to lea...
Chess Goals
by farbror on Jan 16, 2014   692   4
Several years ago I decided to reach about 1750ish before turning 50 years old. That goal will be hard to reach for different reasons. First of all: I have no time for OT...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 4
by Erwin on Jan 15, 2014   1683   0
Karjakin, Sergey - Rapport, Richard 76th Tata Steel Masters 2014.01.15 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Qc7 7.Qg4 f6 It is no longer a surprise tha...
Your Move: Test positions from games in 2014 Tata...
by Inopov on Jan 15, 2014   1373   0
Greetings everyone! I'm Grandmaster Julio Sadorra and I would like to present you some puzzles I derived from the master games at the ongoing 2014 Wijk Aan Zee. These pu...
Winning search strategy for intermediate level
by Janton on Jan 15, 2014   2620   2
Is it difficult for you solving exercises without a theme classification? You don't know where you need to look. When you are playing a game, what are the signals for yo...
Tata Steel Chess Tournament: Round 3
by Erwin on Jan 13, 2014   1521   1
Van Wely, Loek - Giri, Anish 1/2-1/2 76th Tata Steel Chess Masters 2014.01.13 Games between Van Wely and Giri are always interesting. Though Anish can now comfortably...
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