The Dark Side Of Chess: Match-Fixing

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After writing an article on different types of short Grandmaster draws, it is time to zoom in on the saddest category: pre-arranged draws. Yes, there are even cases of match-fixing wins & losses, but they are much less common than pre-arranged draws. I’m not writing this article to accuse players. That is also why I […]

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Grandmaster Draws Explained

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The term Grandmaster Draw most likely brings a sad image to your mind. Two lazy Grandmasters are leaving the table after only a couple of Minutes and another Berlin defense move-repetition. This is not wrong, but also not entirely right. Even though most quick draws between Grandmasters look similar, the energy & motivation behind them […]

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