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Carlsen eclipses Giri
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THE Chessable Masters final between Anish Giri and Magnus Carlsen lived up to expectations. The world champion took the $45,000 (£36,000) first prize, but for Giri it was a missed opportunity. Game two first set, Carlsen has just played 43.a4-a5. 43…Rc1? This seems to be a losing move, as White

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The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit by Lawrence Trent (PC-DVD)
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The Amazing Albin Counter-Gambit by Lawrence Trent (PC-DVD) The Albin Counter-Gambit (1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5!?) has been a favourite of Grandmasters and amateur players alike since it was popularised by Adolf Albin in the 1890s. This hyper-aggressive system, which immediately sets out to destabilise White’s position, had a renaissance in

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