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    • Find the Powerful Move #25

      Another day, another puzzle. Please see #1 in this series before continuing. | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #24

      A continuing look at my games from the 3rd Annual Washington International. Please see Find the Powerful Move #1 to know what you're supposed to be looking for! | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #23

      This is taken from the same game as the previous puzzle. Both players were now fighting the clock as well as the position. This one is quite long. Enjoy!   | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #22

      Continuing a look at the 3rd Annual Washington International. Please see #1 in this series before continuing. | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #21

      It's back! These next few exercises will be from the recently concluded 3rd Annual Washington International held in Rockville Maryland Aug 9-14, 2014. I can't really say enough how well this tournament was run. It is also a must for anyone seeki... | Read More

    • Michigan Rises

      Hi everybody! It occurred to me to write a blog post like this one that salutes the amazing rise of young, Master-strength players in the state of Michigan. Long gone are the days of yesteryear when it was basically just me and NM Aaron Kahn (s... | Read More

    • Cracking the Top 100

      No chess games or puzzles this time. Just a post celebrating my having cracked the top 100 list in the USA for the first time ever! 1 Nakamura, Hikaru (12641216) NY USA 2855 2 Kamsky, Gata (12528459) NY USA 2799 3 Akobian, Varuzhan (12740522) KS ... | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #20

      Please see #1 before continuing. For this, the last in this series for now, I reached way back in time and pulled out one of my most favorite games. It's probably not objectively the strongest move, but it remains extremely powerful. Any 14 year ... | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #19

      Please see #1, #17 and #18 before continuing: | Read More

    • Find the Powerful Move #18

      Part 2 in a 3-part series. See #1 and #17 to better understand the following puzzle: | Read More