Archive for June 14th, 2009

All Roads to Philly!

One sure sign that summer is in full swing is when the World Open is near. However, there is also the Philadelphia International, a relatively new tournament that has attracted attention the last few years since its inception. This tournament allows players to play in two strong tournaments back-to-back. The one drawback has to be […]

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The clock strikes one… or two! In yet another controversy brought on by the FIDE “no tolerance” rule, two players forfeited games at the Chinese Championships recently held in Jiangsu, China. The rule was famously deployed at the 2008 Chess Olympiad in Dresden, Germany, an event replete with controversial rulings. There were several forfeits and […]

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