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Game four of the World Chess Championship match in London was drawn after only 34 moves. Magnus Carlsen was angry with allowing his challenger Fabiano Caruana such an easy draw with black. Carlsen switched to the English with white but seemed to be thinking even in a position that Caruana had previously had over the […]
Game 3 of the match ends in a draw, with Caruana getting a promising position out of the opening but then ending up worse by the end! The opening was looking a bit boring even after Carlsen surprised everybody with Qc7. Looks like the strategy of Caruana is just to have a solid position with […]
Pawn moves are of extreme importance in chess; from the opening stage to the endgame, pawn moves can change the character of the position and that’s often the case. In this article, we are going to talk about ruptures. The pawn ruptures usually allow us to clear squares for our pieces, drive our opponent’s pieces […]
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Chessbibliophile offers the second instalment of the report on ACP Cup, Riga. The first instalment is here for those who missed. -Ed.