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  • 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #3

    Round #3 in the massive Mahabalipuram Resort & Convention CenterPhoto by Mark Livshitz 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #3Sunday, 31 July 2022 Round #3 had a few upsets with Norway going down and Magnus Carlsen being held by Italy’s Daniele Vocaturo. Carlsen essayed the Caro-Kann simply looking for a position he…

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  • 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #2

    Current World Champion Magnus Carlsen made his debut against Uruguayand had to play 90 moves to secure the win.Photo by Lennart Ootes 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #2Saturday, 30 July 2022 Round #2 had a major upset as 73rd-ranked Zambia toppled Denmark, ranked 27th. The Danish team touted four Grandmasters and…

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  • 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #1

    LET THE GAMES BEGIN! The top board (Zimbabwe-India) was surrounded by dignitaries and a sea of photographers as they await the ceremonial move. Photos by Stev Bonhage. 2022 Chess Olympiad: Round #1 Friday, 29 July 2022 In the first round, IM David Silva of Angola was on the verge of…

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  • 2022 Chess Olympiad: Opening Ceremonies

    At the Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 Chess Olympiad, the biennial event has officially begun. After only four months of preparation, India has shown the world the possibilities and capabilities of the chess world. They also showed that chess holds the passion of many countries and it does not belong…

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  • The Emory Tate Pride… Andrew and Tristan break Internet

    As of late, Andrew and Tristan Tate have been a social media phenomenon exhibiting “Tate Pride” with their provocative statements on topics such as masculinity/femininity dynamics, money management, and living the high-value life. Today both tout lavish lifestyles and teaches other men how to live for success in their subscription-based…

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  • Magnus Carlsen will NOT defend title!

    Magnus Carlsen Just over three hours ago, an announcement was made that Magnus Carlsen will not defend his title against Ian Nepomniachtchi, who recently won the right to challenge him. Twitter exploded after the news came out on chess24 about his decision. After successfully defending his title for the 4th…

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  • Justus Williams pens article in Chess Life

    IM Justus Williams presented an article in Chess Life covering his participation in the Mid-American Open in St. Louis. While Williams is known more for his Grandmaster aspirations, he took the time to write a very interesting article. It included some of the random distractions you may face in between…

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  • NFL football players battle on chess.com

    Chess.com hosted a $100,000 blitz championship that featured six NFL football players. BlitzChamps was announced a month ago with great anticipation. Back in 2020, chess.com featured a blitz battle between Wu Tang Clan members RZA and GZA. The online platform has made chess opponents more accessible and there are a…

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  • 2022 Trinidad & Tobago International

    Trinidad & Tobago hosted an exciting international invitational won by Dutch Grandmaster Robby Kevlishvili, who suffered one loss in nine rounds. The island nation has had a history of hosting international tournaments to give local players a chance to raise their level of play and to earn FIDE titles. Trinidad…

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  • Tony Ballard’s Powerful Chess Testimony

    Tony Ballard’s life has been one of turmoil, but chess has become a source of balance during his period of incarceration. Ballard is serving a 294-month sentence for attempted murder, but recently gave one of the most powerful testimonies of the rehabilitative properties of chess. Grandmasters will often be asked…

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