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Announcing The 2023 Create Your Own Course Winners

Announcing The 2023 Create Your Own Course Winners

CHESScom
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Chess.com is excited to announce the winners of the 2023 Create Your Own Course contest, authors IceBreaker and Benedictine! Their courses, Killer Kings: The King as a Fighting Piece in Chess and Advanced Chess Patterns, are now available on Chess...

Erdogmus, Mishra On Course To Meet In Final

Erdogmus, Mishra On Course To Meet In Final

Colin_McGourty
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GM-elect Yagiz Erdogmus won the Under 13 ChessKid Youth Championship 2024 a week ago and has now booked his place in the knockout Finals of the Under 16 Championship. Once again he won his group with 8/10, as did GM Abhimanyu Mishra, while GMs-ele...

Suns Out, Pawns Out: Chess.com Invades TwitchConEu

Suns Out, Pawns Out: Chess.com Invades TwitchConEu

Lydia
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TwitchCon, TwitchCon, TwitchCon. I just celebrated my first time at the convention as part of the Chess.com team. Sure, I expected things to be a little bit wild. But what I walked into was a vibrant ball of purple-drenched chaos, inflatable pawns...

Announcing Hikaru's Kickathalon of Chess

Announcing Hikaru's Kickathalon of Chess

CHESScom
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GM Hikaru Nakamura is proud to announce Hikaru's Kickathalon of Chess - Sponsored by Kick.com. On Thursday, July 11 at 12 p.m. ET/18:00 CEST, both titled and amateur players alike will have a chance to compete for a share of the $13,150 prize fund...

Caruana Keeps Slim Lead Ahead Of Final Round

Caruana Keeps Slim Lead Ahead Of Final Round

PeterDoggers
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A fourth day full of draws means that GM Fabiano Caruana, who played GM Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu today, goes into the final round of the Superbet Chess Classic Romania with a half-point lead. The longest game of the round, between GM Nodirbe...

Chess.com Comes To Las Vegas In UFC X Crossover

Chess.com Comes To Las Vegas In UFC X Crossover

FM JackRodgers
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The Chess.com team has been popping up all over the world recently and members of the team spent last Friday and Saturday promoting chess to mixed martial arts (MMA) fans in a crossover at UFC X. Hosted at the 200,000 square foot Las Vegas Conve...

Nakamura Returns To Titled Tuesday Top

Nakamura Returns To Titled Tuesday Top

NathanielGreen
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Titled Tuesday belonged to GMs Dmitry Andreikin and Hikaru Nakamura on July 2, although both needed tiebreaks after scoring 9.5 points. GM Arjun Erigaisi pulled off the impressive but unenviable feat of finishing in second place in both events, wh...

Collegiate Chess League 2024 Summer Season

Collegiate Chess League 2024 Summer Season

JoeBruin
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The Collegiate Chess League is excited to announce our third annual summer season, proudly presented by Susquehanna, one of the world’s leading quantitative trading firms. The 2024 summer season will bring back both the bullet and Bughouse...