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Carlsen-Anand: Game 10
by Erwin on Nov 21, 2014   1580   0
Game 10 saw the reigning World Champion returning to the Grunfeld defense. Vishy deviated from game 1 by employing the Russian Variation (4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Qb3). The game devel...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 9
by Erwin on Nov 20, 2014   1481   0
Imagine our joy when we were asked to make a recap video on game 9! :) On a more serious note, today was a very good day for Vishy, making an effortless draw in the Berl...
Who Won Recently? Ascending Alexander
by Inopov on Nov 19, 2014   1692   0
Amidst the 2014 World Chess Championship that's currently taking place, the Tashir International "Super-tournament" concluded last week in Moscow. The special ev...
Controlling the Center | Opening strategy
by yodhaa on Nov 19, 2014   18527   2
Hi everyone! this is IM Srinath, and I am back again with the basics of opening strategy.In our introductory column last Wednesday, you had learnt the three main strategi...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 8
by Erwin on Nov 18, 2014   1881   2
Not exactly the most spectacular game of the match but an important one nonetheless! Game 8 saw Magnus Carlsen showing deep preparation in a rare line of the Queens Gambi...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 7
by Erwin on Nov 17, 2014   1372   1
After a small break -one of your commentators had to play a bit of chess himself- Robert Ris and Erwin l'Ami are back for a recap of game 7. Today was a Berlin Wall and t...
Upsets in Chess | David beats Goliath - 1
by yodhaa on Nov 14, 2014   1363   0
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath Narayanan here, with another interesting column for you. It's the day before weekend, and on this pleasant Friday, I like to share Davi...
DO you know how to play the opening? || Wednesday...
by yodhaa on Nov 12, 2014   3037   6
Hello everyone! This is IM Srinath here and I'll be writing about the 'general rules of openings' every Wednesday! This series of articles will help beginners, and interm...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 4
by Erwin on Nov 12, 2014   1744   0
Not the most spectacular game of the match but most certainly enough food for thought. For Anand to have chances in the match it is of vital importance he holds on in dry...
Learning the Art of Learning with a former Chess...
by carlthomen on Nov 11, 2014   1264   0
A while back I wrote a piece on child chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin’s take on the art of Learning. In case you didn’t read that piece, Josh Waitzkin is the kid ...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 3
by Erwin on Nov 11, 2014   1914   0
...and the match is wide open once again! Who had seen this coming? Certainly not your commentators in the video underneath! Please have a look and let us know your own p...
Are you ‘doping’ when you drink coffee...
by carlthomen on Nov 10, 2014   1156   0
I’ve never thought my mocha java could be classified as a performance-enhancing drug. I wonder whether any of my online opponents would have objected to me slugging...
Carlsen-Anand: Game 1 and 2
by Erwin on Nov 10, 2014   2181   0
The long awaited match has started! In the upcoming weeks IM Robert Ris and yours truly will be giving our view on the World Championship match between reigning champ Mag...
Creating Problems to your opponent
by koravi on Nov 9, 2014   1708   1
Leitao, Rafael Duailibe - Inarkiev, Ernesto 1-0 FIDE World Cup 2013.08.13 This were some of my analysis made for my students..Most of the analysis are of Leitao and I h...
Carlsen-Anand the preview
Chessity on Nov 7, 2014   403   0
Preview of the World Championship match Carlsen-Anand This Saturday the World Championship Match starts in Sochi. Most chess fans think that Magnus Carlse...
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