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December 24, 2016

Magical move – Last rank checkmate

It does look like White will be checkmated with next Black move Qg2, or he will lose his Queen. However, White has magical move in his sleeve! How can White exploit last rank weaknesses?    
December 19, 2016

Wesley So, winner of the London Chess Classic and Grand Chess Tour 2016

Wesley So is a double winner in London. On Sunday he also secured first place at London Chess Classic, and he won 295.000 $ in total. Fabiano Caruana couldn’t catch up with his compatriot. Veselin Topalov finally managed to win a game in the last round against Aronian Levon, and Anish Giri finished with 9/9 draws. Here is the final standings table: […]
December 10, 2016

Top 10 best players in 2016

10.Jeffery Xiong, USA (rating 2666) Jeffery Xiong (born October 30, 2000) is a United States chess Grandmaster and child prodigy. In February 2016 he entered the top 10 players in the world under age 20 and a month later, he reached a FIDE rating of 2600 for the first time. In July 2016, Xiong won the B group (“Premier”) of […]
December 6, 2016

Top 10 best chess quotes

10.When you see a good move, look for a better one. – Emanuel Lasker 9.A good player is always lucky. – Capablanca 8. Vasily Smyslov     7.Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. – Ralph Charell 6.Susan Polgar   5.Help your pieces so they can help you. – Paul Morphy […]