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    • One Minute chess

      I have had many requests from fans and friends to post this type of blog, especially when I win a one-minute tournament where I think that I played pretty well.  This is a one-minute tournament that I won.  (Monday; January 19th, 2015. Tournam... | Read More

    • Tracking good articles!

      This is just a blog to track some of the excellent articles on this site, too many get "lost in the woods" or become hard to find after many months go by.  "Clash of Champions" Fischer vs. Spassky; (Click here).  "The Best Game of Chess Ever Pl... | Read More

    • K+P endgames

      Most people underestimate a K+P endgame ...  Click here.  (Fedor100 vs. FLchessplayer ... from an online tournament here on this server; the TC was "two-minute" plus 01 seconds of increment/delay that was added in.)   Below are sites that hav... | Read More

    • Spassky - Penrose, Palma, 1969.

      Click HERE to see this web page.  One of the prettiest games Spassky ever played. (It did not win the brilliancy prize, but did share a "best-played game" prize.) It is also carefully annotated in the book: "The Best Chess Games of Boris Spassky... | Read More

    • Lessons for my students

      In this blog, (in the comments - below); I will be posting my games ... trying to impart some chess wisdom to my students. These will be from any source, and the main idea(s) will be fairly simple.  | Read More

    • 2014 LA State Championship

      NOTE:  I have already gotten about 10 e-mails ... they all say the same thing ... that games are missing. The correct way to read this blog, after you have read this intro, is go to the LAST page of the comments and start reading there ... and go... | Read More

    • Butting heads ... with other titled players.

      OK, a few weeks back ... I get both this message and an e-mail. (Probably the hater ---> D. Freeman - in drag.)  He says something like ... "You are such a loser, you ALWAYS lose when you play another titled player!"  Well, just for this pe... | Read More

    • A new look ... at a classic game of chess!

      Perhaps one of the greatest chess games of all time would have to be the classic (and well-known) game of:IM Donanld Byne - NM Robert J. Fischer;  ("The Game of The Century.") The Rosenwald Championship Tournament;New York City, NY/USA; 1956.  ... | Read More

    • A new web page ... ... ...

      http://www.ajschess.com/thegotmman/gotm_jan-2013.html A new web page ... on a great game of chess. (Below is the link for my video on this game.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN_PochckKY&list=UUlbKcTnkP6cNXOnLygH_9Rw&index=1 | Read More

    • Obsession with a name ...

      http://www.chess.com/cheating?page=1 Here's an interesting question ... how many times does the combination of "melissa" and "princess" occur in this list??? | Read More