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Saturday, February 28, 2015 7:41
GM Anton Korobov is the only player left with a perfect score at the European Championship in Jerusalem. The 2-time Ukrainian Champion leads with 4.0/4. A group of eight players is half a point...
Friday, February 27, 2015 16:57
Like the day before, all games in the final round of the Tbilisi Grand Prix ended in draws. Behind winner GM Evgeny Tomashevsky, who had secured first place yesterday, GM Dmitry Jakovenko ended...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:10
The first round of the European Championship, held in Jerusalem, saw several upsets. The biggest was Israeli Champion GM Viktor Mikhalevski losing to Itay Westreich, rated 1929!...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:47
It wasn't quite as clean as his first three titles, and this time he had to share the winner's check. GM Baadur Jobava won his fourth Titled Player Tuesday event but shared this crown...

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Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:11
Topic for next month: Losing (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions outside of that theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments. If I get...
Friday, February 27, 2015 21:53
Last week, we dissected Magnus Carlsen's positional mastery by examining two of his finest strategic victories. However, modern chess demands universality, and it is impossible to become world champion and...
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 0:17
     Some men and women are clearly champions and reach the pinnacle of their field in an almost predictable manner. Some are champion material, but the fates have conspired...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 22:15
In our study of squares we’ve looked mainly at amateur games and how a “tiny” thing like a square is often ignored, while tactics, threats and attacks are always part...

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