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    • S. Volkov - B. Socko: Early game of the year candidate?

      In January of 2014, at Rilton Cup in Stockholm, GM Sergey Volkov from Russia has played an absolutely brilliant game vs GM Bartosz Socko from Poland. I am sure that a lot of people haven't seen it and I felt that it is just too good of a game to g... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jan 30, 2014
      • | 786 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Road to the first IM norm: Part 3

      The 2013 European Team Chess Championship was held in Novotel Centrum hotel in Warsaw, Poland, in November 7th-18th. I was blessed with an opportunity to represent the Lithuanian national team in this competition and everything turned out much bet... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jan 26, 2014
      • | 719 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Road to the first IM norm: Part 2

      The 2013 European Team Chess Championship was held in Novotel Centrum hotel in Warsaw, Poland, in November 7th-18th. I was blessed with an opportunity to represent the Lithuanian national team in this competition and everything turned out much bet... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jan 24, 2014
      • | 574 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Road to the first IM norm: Part 1

      The 2013 European Team Chess Championship was held in Novotel Centrum hotel in Warsaw, Poland, in November 7th-18th. I was blessed with an opportunity to represent the Lithuanian national team in this competition and everything turned out much bet... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Nov 21, 2013
      • | 910 views
      • | 12 comments
    • Two simple exercises that will help improve your concentration

      When I was a kid I had big troubles with concentration. It was really, really bad - I could not sit still for even a minute! Thankfully, I had a very smart guy for a coach and he realized that the best way for kids to learn is via playing. He star... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Aug 16, 2013
      • | 2616 views
      • | 17 comments
    • Trip report: Lithuanian Chess Championship 2013 PART 2

      Hey guys,   you can find part 1 of this tournament report at http://www.chess.com/blog/TVEDAS/tournament-report-lithuanian-chess-championship-2013-part-1     After winning round 2 I was getting some of my pre-tournament confidence back. T... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jul 21, 2013
      • | 865 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Trip report: Lithuanian Chess Championship 2013 PART 1

      The Superbowl. The NCAA's Final Four. The NBA Finals. The Lithuanian Chess Championship Final.    Nah, I am kidding - no one apart from Lithuanians really cares about the Lithuanian Chess Championship :) But to me, qualifying for it meant as m... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jul 15, 2013
      • | 1201 views
      • | 14 comments
    • Never ease up! Or a guide on how to NOT get swindled :)

      Hey guys!   If you have been following my blog, you've probably seen this entry:  http://www.chess.com/blog/TVEDAS/never-give-up-or-a-guide-on-how-to-swindle-your-opponent In it, I try to give some tips on how to try to swindle your way out ... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jul 11, 2013
      • | 1358 views
      • | 11 comments
    • The Well: TVEDAS

      A stranger is being shown around a village that he has just become a part of. He is shown a well and his guide says "On any day except Tuesday, you can shout any question down that well and you'll be told the answer" . The man seems pretty impress... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jul 8, 2013
      • | 1485 views
      • | 25 comments
    • New content on my Youtube channel!

      Hey guys, I've got three new videos for your viewing pleasure.  1. The Amazing Chess Etudes #3    A short and not very hard, but a very cute etude. Check this video out while you are drinking your morning coffee for a guaranteed good star... | Read More

      • FM TVEDAS
      • | Jul 8, 2013
      • | 610 views
      • | 0 comments