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Friday, December 02, 2016 17:45
Magnus Carlsen was "calm and confident" going into the tiebreak session on Wednesday, in which he retained his world title. He said this the day after his victory in New York, when Carlsen sat down with a...
Thursday, December 01, 2016 0:47
--Flash Report-- It was about time. Just like in the classical portion of the 2016 world championship, GM Magnus Carlsen got several promising positions against GM Sergey Karjakin in the rapid playoff....
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 20:52
--Live Flash Report-- In the 2016 World Championship four-game rapid playoff between GM Sergey Karjakin and GM Magnus Carlsen, game one was a draw. Carlsen leaned back in his...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 16:50
On Sunday Francisco Vallejo won the Beautiful Minds - Krulich Cup in Munich, Germany, a rapid tournament on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Munich Chess Academy. It's...

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Saturday, December 03, 2016 16:48
In this series, GM Sam Shankland provides in-depth analysis on a series of games played between world-class competitors. There's much to learn from this series. See how grandmasters prepare against...
Saturday, December 03, 2016 16:44
In this series, GMs Roman Dzindzichashvili and Melik Khachiyan explore one of the first chess openings to come into existence, the Giuoco Piano. While there are great advantages for Black in gaining the d5-...
Saturday, December 03, 2016 16:42
It's an older archive but still worth its weight in gold. Review the best rounds from the memorable 2012 U.S. Championships with GM Eugene Perelshteyn. This tournament exceeded every...
Saturday, December 03, 2016 16:42
In our next installment of "Amazing Games," you're sure to be blown away by the time and travels of GM Jon Ludvig Hammer. Hammer is one of the best players in the world and has been a...

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In addition to ChessCenter shows, airing after every game at 5pm Pacific on chess.com/tv - I am...
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With the World Champion about to defend his title against Sergey Karjakin, this is the perfect time...
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The recent strong chess open in the German town of Bad Wiessee was won by my Werder Bremen...