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  • 14 Famous Chess Couples

    Chess is not a team game. It's an individual struggle between two minds to destroy each other -- at least, over the chessboard. But that doesn't mean chess players have to be loners. It's only natural that passionate chess players are drawn to... | Read More

  • Mastering Squares, Part 2

    In part one, I discussed a game that I feel is extremely instructive. There were opening nuances, tactics, and the usual highs and lows. But the main thing that fueled the game’s soul was the existence of two potentially weak squares on e5 a... | Read More

  • NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun

    Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... | Read More

  • The 10 Best Chess Cities in the World

    The game of chess has a storied history dating back to about 600 AD, with many momentous events in those 1500 years.  About half a billion people today play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent ... | Read More

  • Chess in the Vieux Carré

         The Vieux Carré  or French Quarter, cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River, was the original site of La Nouvelle-Orléans.  Although during the 19th century New Orleans expanded and become more Americanized eroding th... | Read More


    • Caro-Kann Advance

      先日、Blitzのレーティングが最高で1599まで達しました。これまでにどのような勉強をしてどういうことを考えながら指してきたか、それを書き留めておこうと思いました。 オープニ... | Read More

    • Round 6 JV pairings

      Hey everyone,  The JV pairings for round 6 are here! Match is at the usual noon tomorrow, February 28th, with the same old 90 minute 5 second delay time control. Please try to be online and ready at least 15 minutes ahead of time to avoid chaos ... | Read More

    • A fraction of a second

            More travails of a (wanna-be) improving chess player... ANYONE HAVE AN ELEPHANT GUN?   Sometimes in sports contests, the difference between a win and loss can come down to the merest fraction of a second. With the clock running... | Read More

      • RandomJeff
      • | Feb 23, 2015
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    • Recent game where I used the Advanced D-pawn chain ( as Black)

      Just a quick post showing a recent game were I played an advanced d-pawn chain as black with a PLAN! The issue is that I faced an “Anti-caro-kann”  set up twice in the same day. The first one I mainly went for the advanced d-pawn setup and h... | Read More

    • 2015 – We’re Back, Baby!

      After a long hiatus, the blog is back. I decided to trial a Christmas/New Year period offline, coinciding with a much-needed trip back to Australia. I was fortunate to be invited to play in the Australian Open chess championships in Sydney, which ... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Jan 25, 2015
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  • Gulko, Boris

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    Boris Gulko, born Feb 9, 1947 in Germany, is a Grandmaster (1976) and former Soviet champion (1977).  In 1974, he won the Moscow championship.   He tried to emigrate from the Soviet Union for over 7 years and was finally allowe... Read More »

  • Akhsharumova, Anna Markovna

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    Anna Markovna Akhsharumova, born Jan 9, 1957, is a Woman Grandmaster who finished first in the 1976 Soviet Women's Championship.  Her husband, Boris Gulko, tied for first in the 1977 Soviet Men's Championship.   By all right... Read More »