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Poll: Candidates 2020 how to proceed
Okay so given the discussions about the now halted candidates tournament let's have a poll. What should happen? Options:
(The pool tool didn't allow poll options with many characters sadly so see...

Started 03/27/20 at 22:55:41 by Confused_by_Theory
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2020 Candidates Interrupted
The tournament should never have started. The opening ceremony of 1,000 guests  was a scandalous stroke of Soviet-style arrogance, duplicity, and stupidity. It was cruel to make the players choose bet...

Started 03/26/20 at 10:58:53 by ReneDescartes
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Poll: Who is going to win the Candidates 2020?
Who is going to win the Candidates 2020?

Started 03/05/20 at 20:19:37 by grandpatzer
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By: Confused_by_Theory
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Polugaevsky Tournament 1994
This is not a recent tournament of course, but I discovered this great footage of the Polugaevsky Tournament, Buenos Aires 1994. It was a thematic tournament. Players had to open with the Open Sicilia...

Started 03/13/20 at 20:47:24 by grandpatzer
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An inspiring story from the US Women Championship
What do you say to the following?
1) You have competed in 7 previous US Women Champs, with 5th the best in 2016
2) This year, You are ranked 6th out of a field of 12
3) When you applied...

Started 04/10/17 at 12:06:24 by GabrielGale
4 3736 Last Post 11/21/19 at 20:29:47
By: TopNotch
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Where does PRO Chess League get its Prize Money?
Where does Greg Shahade's PRO Chess League get its Prize Money from?

Started 06/06/17 at 06:28:57 by GeneM
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By: trw
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Under 2200 Tournaments in France
I started looking around for some tournaments to play within a 200km or so radius of where I live, but unfortunately almost all of the ones that seemed interesting were restricted to players under 220...

Started 03/31/18 at 11:31:58 by GMTonyKosten
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By: bvirk
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Kramnik in the Candidates'
Great news for Kramnik fans like me.  Agon has actually made a decision that doesn't place insider politics over sound reasoning (it's no doubt just good business in the normal sense). It seemed to me...

Started 10/30/17 at 16:16:14 by ReneDescartes
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By: gillbod
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Carlsen-Nakamura Chess 960 Match
Did you see this incredible defense by Carlsen, largely done on the blitz increment? Unbelievable--Lasker-like resourcefulness in defense and Fischer-like accuracy in the end.  Amusingly, the game sta...

Started 02/15/18 at 02:54:40 by ReneDescartes
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London Chess Classic 2017
Let's get excited about this great GCT decider early  Cheesy

Started 10/16/17 at 06:30:55 by TN
2 2918 Last Post 11/13/17 at 09:26:30
By: tipau
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GCT St Louis to feature Kasparov as a Wildcard!
If the Sinquefield Cup from Aug 2-12 isn't enough for your chess needs, right after (starting Aug 14) is t...

Started 07/07/17 at 10:29:08 by IsaVulpes
9 3943 Last Post 09/08/17 at 11:09:18
By: Keano
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Rilton Cup 46 (Stockholm, 27/12-5/1)
The highlight of chess in Northern Europe during the winter season, strong tournament Rilton Cup, is being played in the Swedish capital right now.
FM Martin Lokander is the comm...

Started 12/29/16 at 19:54:43 by Confused_by_Theory
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Shamkir Gashimov Memorial
Some great commentary and post match interviews by Ljubojevic. Forgot what a great player he was. He can see the key of a position so quick it is truly amazing.

Started 05/29/16 at 14:57:33 by Keano
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By: Keano
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Poll: Who's your Candidate for the Candidates?
Magnus Carlsen is set to defend his title of World Chess Champion this year at the Fide World Chess Championship sometime in November in the USA . However, before a worthy challenger emerges, a couple...

Started 01/19/16 at 11:41:54 by Walz01
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A question about the Candidates matches
I'm curious to know if all the participants to the Candidates matches have already been determined yet or if there are any possible say Hou Yifan, for instance?

Started 12/27/15 at 17:49:21 by HagenWatch1
4 2643 Last Post 01/09/16 at 04:48:42
By: Walz01
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Norm tournaments in Norway
For those who played in Norway, are there good norm (>9-round, international) tournaments in Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, or even up north like Trondheim or Tromsø? Other than the super-elite events in St...

Started 07/22/15 at 22:27:42 by DenVerdsligeRejsende
2 2340 Last Post 07/23/15 at 18:55:21
By: Girkassa
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ICCF Champions League 2015-2017
It's time for a new season of ICCF Champions League.
Our 2012-2014 Champions League Team ended up in 10th spot, https://www.iccf....

Started 01/19/15 at 14:25:37 by Claus Jensen
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By: Claus Jensen
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FIDE World cup
Trying to find a thread on this on here. Please delete this if there already is one...
Otherwise - Caruana and Adams just knocked out. Topalov needs to win to stay alive.
Update: Topalov kno...

Started 09/21/15 at 13:34:03 by BenkoFan
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By: BenkoFan
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2017 Fide W/ Chess Grand Prix - Geneva 5-16th July
The third leg of the 2017 FIDE World Chess Grand Prix is set to take place from 5-16th July at the famous Hotel Le Richemond, in the heart of Geneva, Switzerland.

Started 07/05/17 at 18:01:47 by RoleyPoley
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By: LeeRoth
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2017 World Cup
The chess tournament, not the football.

Started 08/27/17 at 19:20:23 by TN
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