TATA STEEL Chess Tournament 2023 - Magnus vs. rest of the world

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is an annual chess tournament held in the Netherlands. It is one of the most prestigious and oldest chess tournaments in the world, having been first held in 1938. The tournament has a long and rich history, and has been won by some of the greatest chess players of all time, including Bobby Fischer, Garry Kasparov, and Magnus Carlsen.

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Mittens vs Stockfish. Who can be the greatest bot of all times?

The chess world is fascinated by a mysterious feline: Chess.com has launched a new set of bot profiles to play against, and one of them is obviously different from the others. In terms of behavior, Scaredy Cat with rating 800, Angry Cat having 1000, Mr. Grumpers incredible 1200, and funny Catspurrov with 1400 all follow expectations. Then there is Mittens, rated 1; nevertheless, there is more to her than first appears.

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Immortal Game between Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky

This is a game of the "Immortal Game" between Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky, played in London in 1851. It is considered one of the most famous chess games of all time, known for its aggressive and sacrificial play by both sides.

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Are chess tactics and puzzles critical for learning chess?

Chess tactics are an essential part of the game of chess and are often the key to winning a game. Without a good understanding of tactics, it is difficult to succeed at chess. There are several reasons why learning chess tactics is important for every chess player. 

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Chess Informant (Sahovski) - gift from Serbian chess to the world

When I spoke to my father in the late 90s, he just received a new book from Chess Informant internationally known these days as Sahovski. His eyes were full of excitement, chess energy and pride. Back in the days you ordered their books by traditional mail. You actually do it today too. How far have they evolved since 1966?

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I have read 5 great books on chess openings. This is what they taught me.

We all read great books; chess players can read great chess books. But which one to read in January 2023? By the way did you know that if you read book passively you lose 90% of all information inside? So, bring the pen or pencil and start to read actively underlining the important statements, replaying the games, learning. Practice makes perfect.

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