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  • The Knockout Blow

    At one time or another, all of us have experienced the agonizing pain of drawing or losing a completely winning position. One move — one millisecond of imprecise thinking — can nullify hours of hard work and inspired play. ... | Read More

  • The King's Gambit: A History

    With last week's column, we reached the end of my series on endgames, "Without the Lady." It has been an interesting journey through one of chess's most mysterious and underappreciated domains -- but the end has come. I now begin a new column co... | Read More

  • The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket: Finals

    Who is the greatest world chess champion ever? Magnus Carlsen defeated Vishy Anand yesterday in the 2014 world chess championship in Sochi to defend his title. Meanwhile, the All-Time World Chess Championship... | Read More

  • The 14 Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    Magnus Carlsen won the 2014 world championship match in game 11 today to defend his title.  But the sixth game of the Carlsen-Anand match made waves around the world.   Some chess journalists rushed to christen the astonishing m... | Read More

  • Play Magnus App Review

    Review by Christine VanCott Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos, and an interactive tournament feature. The app runs quickly ... | Read More


    • Magnus Karlsen: Genije ili automat?

      Neki velemajstori kazu da Karlsen ustvari ne igra sah. Smatraju da on nije pravi igrac. Jedan broj jos uvek igra sah "za razliku od Karlsena koji ceka da njegov protivnik napravi gresku umesto da ga nadigra kao sto to rade "pravi" igraci (VM Dreje... | Read More

    • MOBY CHESS Carlsen -Anand "Pradedančiųjų Didmeistrių" klasė

      Labas Vakaras , Kolegos. Štai ir pasibaigė Gigantų Mačas- tiesa , gigantas buvo tik vienas- Magnusas Karlsenas. Jis "nieko neparodė'' išskyrus tai ,kad turi 'gerą varikliuką'- kaip ir jo kolega gyvenantis ant stogo.Beje ,nieko "šachmatų ... | Read More

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    • Inspiration #4: Exchange Sacs in the Ukrainian Championship

      The final Carlsen - Anand game must be considered one of the most interesting World Championship watch games for many reasons. Anand's b5!! was fascinating and seemed to offer him chances to pressure. However, it seems clear that the exchange sac ... | Read More

    • Carlsen retains World Chess Championship in Socho

      It was closer than in Chennai but in the end we had the same winner of the match: Magnus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand to defend his title of World Champion of Chess. Magnus was leading by 1 point of difference after first 4 games. Game #5 s... | Read More

    • Vishy's Brilliancy

      Yesterday, I watched Anand fail to regain his title. I expected Carlsen to win, but I wanted one absolutely brilliant win from Vishy along the way—something to hold Vishy’s head high on the plane home.  Over the board, despite his one win, th... | Read More

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      • | Nov 24, 2014
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  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Yusupov

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    Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Jussupow in German) was born on February 13, 1960 in Moscow.  He learned the game of chess in 1966 at the age of 6 and trained at the Moscow Young Pioneers’ Palace. In 1977, at the age of 17, he won the World Ju... Read More »

  • Adams, Michael

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    Michael Adams was born on Nov 17, 1971 in Truro, Cornwall, England.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 6. In November 1979, he played in his first chess tournament, the Cornwall Under-10 Championship, and won it.  In 1980, Adams w... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »

  • Agzamov, Georgy

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    Georgy Tadzhikanovich Agzamov (1954-1986) was the first Uzbekistan Grandmaster (thus, the first Asian grandmaster).   Uzbekistan was incorporated into the Russian Empire in the 19th century and in 1924 became a republic of the Soviet Union, know... Read More »