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Yelena Dembo, Yelena Dembo's Blog

Tuesday Quiz 15.6.21

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Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind Blog

Ongoing and Upcoming Events

In case you're experiencing the DTs now that the Snoozerbet tournament has finished, fear not: a strong tournament is underway in Prague while the Grand Chess Tour will see a rapid blitz tou..

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Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind Blog

Another Month, Another FSGM...But No Third Norm for Mishra

He's knocking on the door and gaining points, and still has until September 5 to break Sergey Karjakin's record to become the youngest chess grandmaster in history. He is the American prodig..

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Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind Blog

Cheating vs. Anand in a Charity Simul

What is most shocking about this story is that it's likely to give billionaires, hitherto known and beloved as paragons of virtue, a bad name. Facetiousness aside, how especially awful is it to ch..

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Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind Blog

Superbet Chess Classic, Round 9. Mamedyarov Wins the Tournament; Radjabov Gains the Moral Victory

Five mostly nondescript draws brought the Superbet Chess Classic to a merciful conclusion. Chess fans haven't seen this kind of rip-roaring action since Karpov, Andersson, and Ribli were peren..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Constantin Lupulescu Interview | Round 9

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Constantin Lupulescu during the ninth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.14GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Michael Khodarkovsky Interview | Round 9

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grand Chess Tour Executive Director Michael Khodarkovsky during the ninth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.14GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Levon Aronian Interview | Round 9

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Levon Aronian during the ninth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.14GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Interview | Round 9

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Shakhriyar Mamedyarov during the ninth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.14GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Round 9 | lichess.org

The second Superbet Chess Classic is the first leg of the 2021 Grand Chess Tour, live from the Sheraton Bucharest Hotel in Romania. Eight of the nine tour players are joined by two wildcards for nine ..

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Women's Speed Chess Championship: Lagno Beats Gunina

In a very close round of 16 match in the FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship, reigning women's world blitz champion GM Kateryna Lagno defeated GM Valentina Gunina 11.5-10.5. The ne..

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Superbet Chess Classic: Mamedyarov Closes In With Grunfeld Move Repetition

GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov used a now-infamous variation in the Grunfeld to force a draw with GM Anish Giri in round eight of the Superbet Chess Classic. Mamedyarov is half a point away from sole tourna..

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Dennis Monokroussos, The Chess Mind Blog

Superbet Chess Classic, Round 8: Mamedyarov on the Verge of Tournament Victory

One round remains, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov retains a full point lead over his closest pursuers. Mamedyarov decided not to take any risks today against Anish Giri, choosing a variation that has alrea..

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Yelena Dembo, Yelena Dembo's Blog

Monday Quiz 14.6.21

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Anish Giri Interview | Round 8

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grandmaster Anish Giri during the eighth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.13GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Aryan Tari Interview | Round 7

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grandmaster Aryan Tari during the seventh round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.12GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Constantin Lupulescu Interview | Round 8

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grandmaster Constantin Lupulescu during the eighth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.13GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Levon Aronian Interview | Round 8

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grandmaster Levon Aronian during the eighth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.13GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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stlccadmin, SaintLouis ChessClub

2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Interview | Round 8

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov during the eighth round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.13GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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2021 Superbet Chess Classic: Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Interview | Round 7

Grandmaster Cristian Chirila interviews Shakhriyar Mamedyarov during the seventh round of the 2021 Superbet Chess Classic.2021.06.12GrandChessTour.orgCCSCSL Staff..

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