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    • Fantastic triangulation.

      It's just hard to believe that White should spend so many moves to win this position. How many moves ahead can you calculate here? | Read More

    • Amazing saving

      It's interesting to watch old games and old (no-engine) analysis. Highly evaluating everything, that players and annotators did, I strongly recommend to check out sharp lines from there. (first yourself and then with engine).This position could ha... | Read More

    • My student's Benko game against a GM

      Today my RSA student Francois Oberholzer did a good job against Georgian GM Merab Gagunashvili. He played Benko gambit, used some of my advices and got a winning position, but at the end he didn't believe, that he could beat such a strong opponent... | Read More

    • Chess.com's camp

      From July, 7 till July, 11 of 2014 I was an instructor at the first Chess.com's University online camp. Camp gathered 21 players, who listened to lectures of Boris Gelfand (he analysed his win against Hikaru Nakamura and then answered to questions... | Read More

    • Chess.com camp

      Hello, my chess.com friends! I'm proud to announce that I became a part of the training team for the chess.com camp. Other instructors are Boris Gelfand, Roman Dzhindhzihashvili, Valeri Lilov. More information here: http://www.chess.com/article/... | Read More

    • Danil Kucherenko Memorial Open

      The first Danil Kucherenko Memorial Rapid Tournament was held in Kharkiv last weekend June 7-8, 2014. Thanks to the extensive support of his friends and the organizational support of Mr. Kiktev Grigoriy, the player list was quite strong. There wer... | Read More

    • Find a move.

      In the recent rapid tournament I could not find an interesting idea. Wondering, how many members of chess.com can find it.   White to move. (it's not a win, just an unusual idea, which gives White clearly better position and that we both missed... | Read More

    • Памяти друга...

      14 января не стало моего лучшего друга, лучшего друга моей семьи, лучшего друга еще доброй дюжины ребят. Умер Данил Кучеренко (http://www.chess.co... | Read More

    • E-book Attack with Black

      Gambit Publications issued the Kindle version of my "Attack with Black". Though, mostly it copies the paper book, it has one superimportant improvement. Those of you, who didn't know what to do against 12.a4 in the King Walk Variation, can find a ... | Read More

    • Forwarding S.O.S.

      Please read this and help if you can: http://chess-news.ru/node/11290 (English) http://chess-news.ru/node/11286 (Russian) | Read More