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Does anyone know the history of the Moscow variation of the Sicilian defense? It's now referred to as the Canal Attack

Maybe research Esteban Canal. He was a strong Peruvian player who moved to Italy. He played in many tournaments along with most of the leading players of the 1920's onwards including Capablanca, ...
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Has there ever been a consultation chess match?

2024 Update: There's an inaugural chess.com tournament in 2024 called 'Team Chess' won by C-squared podcast: Fabiano Caruana & Cristian Chirila.
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What are examples of tournaments/games 60 minutes to below 120 minutes, and how does FIDE classify them?

2019 WFRCC, won by Wesley So. The so-called 'slow rapid' (a term undefined even as of 2024Feb29, over 4 years later) games are 45 minutes for the 1st 40 moves and then 15 minutes bonus afterwards. ...
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