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April 2011 Archives

Candidates matches begin May 5 in Kazan at 7am EDT. Kramnik-Radjabov, Kamsky-Topalov, Grischuk-Aronian, Mamedyarov-Gelfand.

Chess in Armenian Schools

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Armenia makes chess a compulsory school subject. Studies on the impact of chess on school performance, general education chitchat.

US Championship 2011

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Play begins Friday at 2pm local, 3pm EDT. Nakamura not playing. Kamsky, Onischuk, Shulman, and Seirawan (!).

Don't Try the Caro-Kann Roll

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Amusing restaurant name at JFK airport en route to Florida with Kasparov.

Your Last Shot at Kasparov

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Still a blitz game against Kasparov left for this Thursday, April 7, in Naples, Florida.

No Linares 2011

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Spanish paper reports that Linares 2011 officially not going to happen. Organizers are hoping for 2012 in the second half of March.

Larry Parr 1946-2011

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Author and former Chess Life editor Larry Parr has passed away in Malaysia.

Big Finish at Euro Ch

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Polgar, Wojtaszek, and Potkin lead on 8/10 heading into today's final round. Potkin-Polgar is the big match-up but 10 players chase with 7.5.

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