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MASTERONMAXIMUS
MASTERONMAXIMUS
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Melakaorang
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  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • Louis Paulsen II

         I'd written about Paulsen several times in different places. HERE is my article at Chess.com of which I'll consider this an extension.      Why write more on Louis Paulsen?  I am fascinated with the 19th century and chess during th... | Read More

  • The Caro-Kann: A History

    We turn our attention to a defense that has been known for its solidity from the very beginning: the Caro-Kann Defense. Surely the moves 1.e4 c6 have been played in casual games long ago -- probably soon after the modern rules of chess were inst... | Read More

  • The Top 6 Titled Tuesday Tactics

    Six Titled Tuesday tournaments are in the books, and the seventh is scheduled for today as the event moves to the first Tuesday of the month.  After thousands of master games, tightly packed leaderboards, and thrilling finishes, these event... | Read More

  • 6 Reasons You Can't Miss Titled Tuesday Today

    The sixth Titled Tuesday tournament in Chess.com history is set to kick off today at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST, 7 p.m. GMT), and it will feature one of the strongest fields ever. With a prize pool that has ballooned to $2,500 (up from the normal $... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.27.2015 - day 138

      World Champion Mikhail Tal won against Aleksandrs Koblencs in the USSR in 1965: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Lhamsuren Myagmarsuren in the Sousse Interzonal Tournament in 1967: White to move and mate i... | Read More

    • Nona Gaprindashvili. A Bow to the Veterans, part 1

      Excerpt from Gaprindashvili's book I Prefer Risk (Предпочитаю риск). A Bow to the Veterans The first woman world champion Vera Menchik was tragically killed on 27th June 1944 during the Nazi bombing of London. After Alexander Ale... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.26.2015 - day 137

      World Champion Mikhail Tal won against Efim Geller in the USSR championship in Moscow 1964: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Jose RaulCapablanca beat TA. Carter in Saint Louis in 1909: White to move and mate in 3: My team mate ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.25.2015 - day 136

      World Champion Mihail Tal won against Vladimir Getman in th USSR spartakiad semifinal in Moscow in 1963: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion  Veselin Topalov beat World Champion Garry Kasparov in the Chess Olympiad in Moscow in 1994: ... | Read More

    • Becoming a Chess Master - How to improve your chess visualisation skills

      On my site I have written about various exercises to help improve chess visualisation skills, leading up to playing blindfold chess. http://becomingachessmaster.com/2015/04/25/how-to-improve-your-chess-visualisation-skills/ | Read More


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  • Abramov, Lev

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    Lev Abramov, born in 1911, was a Russian chess master.  He was awarded the International Arbiter title in 1957.   He was awarded the title of International Master of Correspondence Chess in 1979.  In 1971, he wrote Chess Move by Move.  He is ... Read More »

  • Duque, Ray III

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    Ray Duque III was born in the Philippines on October 16, 1944. He started playing chess in the early 1960s but stoped playing the game because he was a Bit Player Actor in those years in the Philippines and was dancing the Ballroom/Latin Dancing w... Read More »

  • Foygel, Igor

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    Igor Foygel was born in Kiev in 1947.  He represented the republic of Ukraine in national youth chess competitions.  He became a master in 1974 and later became an International Master of Correspondence Chess.  He immigrated to the United State... Read More »

  • Weinberger, Tibor

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    FIDE Master and USCF Senior Master. He was a Hungarian master who played in five Hungarian championships from 1952 through 1956. He came to the United States in 1957. In 1957, he won the Minneapolis Open and the New Jersey Open. In 1958, he ... Read More »

  • Aarseth, Sverre Johannes

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    Sverre Aarseth, born July 20, 1934, is a chess master from Norway.   He participated in the 6th World Correspondence Chess Championship in 1971 and finished 14th out of 15 players.   He lost one game in 14 moves.  He is an astronomer and avid... Read More »