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January 2024 updates and Top 10 New Year's chess resolutions

As we step into the new year 2024, it's time for chess enthusiasts to set ambitious yet achievable resolutions to elevate their game. Chess is a timeless game which has been here for more than 1000 years but our goals and resolutions should be shorter. For example take one year. Can you do that? And hey, we updated our chess databases for January 2024

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What happened in 2023 in Chess? Take a look at the biggest men and women tournaments

What happened in 2023 in Chess? Take a look at the biggest men and women tournaments. Who is the ultimate winner and GOAT ("Greatest of all time" for those who still wonder why people are talking about goats). Opening Master also performed very well on education arena, a major breakthrough agreement with FIDE Education commission was reached and more...

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HO HO HO...Christmas 2023. Checkout the coupon codes

HO HO HO, Santa is in the town and brings super trooper chess database deals to you. As every year we are giving out freebies and super discounts which you cannot get anywhere during the year. Still missing a perfect gift for.... yourself? Look no more, you came here for a reason.

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The 5th Annual Chess Slovak Open with live streaming and interview about chess databases

Love doing things for the first time. Being part of the live streaming in the chess world was bit shaky, didn't know what to expect especially when sitting next to you is experienced FIDE Master. I was just hoping he would not test me from theory of openings or middle games showing me the board what to play next. Luckily, we discussed the topic I knew well - chess databases.

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Quo Vadis Chinese chess? Chinese Women (and man) dominate FIDE World Chess

China’s Ju Wenjun, Women’s World Chess Champion, born 1991 in Shanghai, China with FIDE Rating 2560 was challenged by Lei Tingjie, the winner of the Candidates Tournament. And with recent win of Men's World Chess Championship Liren Ding surprised all with his win against Russian Ian Nepomianchi. Quo Vadis Chinese Chess? The new age of Chinese chess ruling might come by storm. (by Chinese chess we mean traditional world chess, not Xiangqi)

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History of chessboards, why William F. Drueke was exceptional master and early announcement

In the early 20th century all chess sets sold in the United States were manufactured in Europe. With the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the supply of chess sets to the U.S. ceased. William F. Drueke was now known as the quality game manufacturer in the United States using nothing but the finest walnut, maple and aspen for its products.

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Film Review: "Through the Mirror of Chess: A Cultural Exploration"

 "Through the Mirror of Chess: A Cultural Exploration" is a thought-provoking and comprehensive documentary that delves deep into the societal impact of chess. Directed by Howard Burton, this film ambitiously attempts to capture the multifaceted nature of the game and its influence on various aspects of human civilization.

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Interview with Bernice Wumbui - 12 year old chess prodigy from Kenya

Bernice Wambui is Kenya 2022 Chess Open Champion. She's also the Gift of Chess Global Youth Ambassador, AFI Child Ambassador to the United Nations and UNICEF Kenya Voice of Children Ambassador.  Did we forget to mention she is just 12?  Bernice believes chess is not just a game, it's a tool for education.

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