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Daily Chess News Links January 4, 2013

Korchnoi master-class
The Telegraph
The chess legend Viktor Korchnoi has been in hospital after suffering a stroke earlier this year. As recently as September, at the age of 81, Viktor was playing high-level ...

Chris Ward Commentary
The Hastings International Chess Congress
Watch Chris Ward’s live commentary at www.livestream.com/leylandchess ...

Cheating suspicion at the Zadar Open in Croatia
ChessBase News
In this event, with 16 GMs and a host of other strong players, one participant stood out especially: the 25-year-old untitled Bulgarian Borislav Ivanov scored 6.0/9 points ...

Wijk aan Zee 2013: Tata Steel Chess Super-GM lineup
ChessBase News
This event, which has been played in the wind-swept Dutch sea resort since 1938 and was formerly known as the Corus Chess Tournament, is now named after the ...

Category 19 Super-GM tournament in Baden-Baden
ChessBase News
In 1870 the first really strong chess tournament was held in Baden-Baden – with Anderssen, Steinitz, Blackburne, Paulsen, Winawer, etc. In the course of a century many ...

Endgame Survival Training #4
The Chess Drum
There are a number of endings that look totally hopeless and many times, endings come down to the strength of the pawns. In the following position ...

Morris Giles, Chicago Legend: 1953-2012
The Chess Drum
FM Morris Giles Most people remember the old “lion and the lamb” fable. While these two animals are polar opposites in strength and character, their traits can ...

PSC Cup Intl Chess tourney begins on Jan. 13
ABS CBN News
The Philippine Sports Commission Cup International Chess Championship will be played over nine rounds using the Swiss System, according to ...

Pestaño: Why chess is called the royal game
Sun.Star
Chess is called the royal game because practically every king, queen, emperor, maharajaj and tsar have played it. Two royals have been in the news lately ...

CCSC wants Cepca to continue chess program
Sun.Star
Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) chairman Edward Hayco wants the Cebu Executives and Professionals Chess Association (Cepca) to continue ...

The Best Moves Never Played - Tactics Part 4
Chess.com
Today's article features positions from the recently completed 22nd North American Open that took place in Las Vegas from December 26th-30th. ...

Middle school to host first county chess tournament
Kentucky New Era
Christian County will host its first open chess tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday at North Drive Middle School. The tournament will be a four-round ...

Association plans youth chess tournament
Press-Enterprise
The Riverside Youth Chess Association presents the 2013 Poly Gambit Chess Tournament at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Poly High School ...

North Olympic Peninsula chess tourney makes opening move Jan. 7
Port Townsend Leader
The fifth annual North Olympic Peninsula Open Chess Tournament (formerly the Port Townsend Open) begins on Jan. 7. It is a six-round, Swiss-style tourney. ...

Chess and Community Conference Set for January 12 in Athens, Ga.
Patch.com
Social worker Lemuel LaRoche believes that teaching children how to play chess will help prepare them for leading positive lives. With chess, he says, you have to consider your options. ...

North County Chess Club
North County Times
Everyone is welcome to join our chess club. We accept members of any age or skill level. We play rated tournament games but don't let that scare you, it is really fun. ...

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