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The diary of an International Chess Master


    • Warmup for the sightseeing in Budapest :)

        Budapest by night About the 1st International Budapest Chess Holiday you can find more pictures and videos at https://www.facebook.com/chessholidays | Read More

    • Schedule of the 1st International Budapest Chess Holiday

      Schedule of the 1st International Budapest Chess Holiday 09/08/2014 – 16/08/2014   Saturday 09/08/2014 7:00pm – 8:30pm Dinner 8:30pm – 10:00pm Starting circle Sunday 10/08/2014 9:00am – 12:00pm Chess workshops12:00pm – 1:00pm Rap... | Read More

    • The White Side against the Dark Side

      Black just queened his paw and hope to have an equal position. What can white do? | Read More

    • 1st International Budapest Chess Holiday

      The Chess Holiday will be held at 9-16 August in Budapest. Hungarian Parliament The participants will stay in the Star Inn Hotel Budapest Centrum. You can check the hotel's webpage at http://starinnhotels.com/en/star-inn-... | Read More

    • Chess Holiday in Budapest

      Dear Friends, I organize a Chess Holiday in Budapest at August 9-16. Chess and Culture. We will have chess workshops and playing in the morning, then we will have lunch together and in the afternoon we explore the culture of Budapest and Hungary ... | Read More

    • My experience about the Analysis Board

      I am very grateful for the chess.com team. They built up a wondeful platform where people can play and learn. They made available for chess coaches like me to teach students from all over the world. I can help people from the comfort of my home by... | Read More

    • Checkmate with bishops and a rook

      Manny, one of my students just sent me a game with a nice checkmate. His bishops and rook were eyeing the black king and with the opponent's help it ended with a nice checkmate. In the beginning he could have won a bishop. Later the position beca... | Read More

    • The big moment of the small pawns

      Shigeru, one of my students from Japan made mistakes and the opponent got a big advantage and captured all of his pieces, but then he put his hopes to the four pawns on the kingside and with the help of the king they went to reach the other kin... | Read More

    • Is the Ben-oni defense right for you?

      The Ben-oni is a sharp, tactical opening. If you want to improve your calculation skills then this opening will help you. The position is unbalanced from the beginning, so there is a good chance to win for both players.  You may want to play oth... | Read More

    • My best game

      I think this is my best game. I played it in the hungarian junior championship when I was 17 years old. When you replay the game, please look the annotations under the board and look also the variations and side lines!  Please tell your opin... | Read More