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Daily Chess News LinksDaily Chess News Links
April 23, 2014

Keep up-to-date with the latest chess news from around the world.

Book ReviewBook Review
April 23, 2014

Chess Tactics in Slav Defense by ChessOK

The tactical exercises are useful in and of themselves.

The Skittles RoomThe Skittles Room
April 2, 2014

En Passant by Mark Donlan

Probably one of the most confusing chess moves.

Endgame StudyEndgame Study #899
April 19, 2014

S. Polgar & P. Benko, 2006

Openings teach you openings. Endings teach you chess.

From the ArchivesFrom the Archives
April 20, 2014

This and That by Bruce Pandolfini

It would be unwise to recommend the same course of study to everyone.

Video SpotlightVideo Spotlight
April 23, 2014

Gashimov Memorial Round 2

GM Daniel King and IM Andrew Martin present the game Carlsen-Nakamura.

Step by StepStep by Step: Mate
April 23, 2014

Designed to test and improve your chess skills.


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Chess Evolution by Arkadij NaiditschChess Evolution
by Arkadij Naiditsch
January 25, 2014

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The Puzzling Side of Chess by Jeff CoakleyThe Puzzling Side of Chess
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January 25, 2014

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Pando Random by Bruce PandolfiniPando Random
by Bruce Pandolfini
January 22, 2014

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Past Pieces by Olimpiu G. UrcanPast Pieces
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January 22, 2014

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CC Chronicles by Bo BredenhofCC Chronicles
by Bo Bredenhof
January 22, 2014

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Inside ChessInside Chess
January 18, 2014

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Endgame Corner by Karsten MüllerEndgame Corner
by Karsten Müller
January 15, 2014

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Novice Nook by Dan HeismanNovice Nook
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January 15, 2014

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January 15, 2014

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by Tim Harding
January 8, 2014

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by Mark Dvoretsky
January 8, 2014

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Everyman Ebook CafeEveryman Ebook Cafe
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January 8, 2014

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January 4, 2014

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January 4, 2014

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The Openings Explained by Abby MarshallThe Openings Explained
by Abby Marshall
January 1, 2014

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Opening Lanes by Gary LaneOpening Lanes
by Gary Lane
January 1, 2014

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Checkpoint by Carsten HansenCheckpoint
by Carsten Hansen
January 1, 2014

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