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    • Lucky Combination

      It's been a while! I played this 10|0 game on chesscube.com and the ending combination was very nice so I wanted to share it. | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Feb 2, 2014
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    • Learn From Masters - Nimzowitsch

      Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935), author of the famous book "My System", was known as the father of hypermodern approach. His impact on today's chess is huge, the ideas in his book was and is widely used by chess players including masters. It is ve... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 28, 2013
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      • | 1 comment
    • Learn From Masters - Alekhine (Part 4)

      (Welcome to the last part of LFM: Alekhine! Feel free to vote for the next master in comments section. You can find earlier blogs to the right.)   I wanted to conclude this series with an energetic game and I found a fantastic one. We will... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 22, 2013
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      • | 8 comments
    • Learn From Masters - Alekhine (Part 3)

      (Welcome to part 3 of this series about Alexander Alekhine. You can find earlier blogs to the right. Enjoy!) In the last part we discussed a game from Bogoljubov-Alekhine World Championship Match in 1929. After that match ended with a crushing ... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 21, 2013
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    • Learn From Masters - Alekhine (Part 2)

      (Welcome to part 2 of this series about Alexander Alekhine. You can find earlier blogs to the right. Enjoy!) Last time we looked at the World Championship match between Capablanca and Alekhine in 1927. In this blog, we will look at a game from ... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 17, 2013
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    • Learn From Masters - Alekhine

      Alexander Alekhine(1892-1946) was the fourth official World Champion, crowned in 1927 after his well deserved win. He was the winner against a master thought to be unbeatable at his time, J.R. Capablanca. His defeat came as bit of a surprise... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 14, 2013
      • | 699 views
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    • Learn From Masters - Morphy (Part 4)

      (Welcome to part 4 of this series, if you haven't seen the earlier blogs you can find them to the right. Since this is the last part, feel free to vote for a master you'd like to see here next. Enjoy!) Until now, we have seen Paul Morphy's game... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 12, 2013
      • | 638 views
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    • Learn From Masters - Morphy (Part 3)

      (Welcome to part 3 of this series about Paul Morphy. If you haven't read first two parts you can find links to the right. Enjoy!) In the last two blogs we have discussed some games from Morphy's trip to Europe. After his match against Daniel Ha... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 11, 2013
      • | 611 views
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    • Learn From Masters - Morphy (Part 2)

      (If you haven't read the first part you can find the link to the right.) Last time we looked at a game from Löwenthal match, arguably the best player in London at that time. After winning that match convincingly, Morphy continued his trip and ... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 9, 2013
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    • Learn From Masters - Morphy

      (After my last blog I've got responses asking for Paul Morphy as the next master to learn from so here we are!) Paul Morphy was an American chess master born in 1837. Known as a player ahead of his time, he played exciting chess and bested ma... | Read More

      • Stormstout
      • | Jul 9, 2013
      • | 719 views
      • | 4 comments