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New on the Site in January

By January 31, 2013

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One of the areas in which I've been looking to improve this site is in the quality of the player profiles. I've been adding longer profiles for many historic chess greats over the past year, but current top players still had just short stubs describing their most notable achievements. In January, this began to change! There are three brand new, full length profiles on the site now, covering three of the more important active players in chess:

In addition, since these players will all have a place in the upcoming World Championship Cycle, I've added an up-to-date reference point for information on the 2013 World Chess Championship.

Finally, I've also added a few more quick tips to the site, including explanations about why "automatic moves" might be anything but, how you can use the process of elimination to save a little time during time scrambles, and a look at the important Principle of Two Weaknesses. As always, if there's anything in particular you'd like to see in February, please feel free to leave a comment!


February 25, 2013 at 3:20 pm
(1) jim prusko says:

how come no one cares about the candidates tournament? there’s virtually no news or discussion, you can’t even figure out how to buy tix.

March 5, 2013 at 1:18 am
(2) Stephen says:

Hi Ed,

Are you going to be covering the candidates Tournament this month??
It’s going to be the most exciting tournament in chess!!


March 5, 2013 at 1:24 am
(3) stephen says:

Jim, please use this url to see info on this years candidates tournament:

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