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Location: India
Joined: 10/9/08
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    • 2015 bolg

      Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, 2015.) 272 pp., $24.95. Reviewed by Dennis Monokroussos. Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942) was ... | Read More

    • How Chess Rating Reflect the Ability of the Player ?

      from Yahoo Best Answer:  Chess ratings roughly reflect the following hierarchy of ability and commitment to the game: 1000-1200. Corresponds to average casual players, for example, players who have never participated in a tournament, or read a ... | Read More

      • lavin_arrt
      • | Aug 2, 2015
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    • FIDE Training Material

      Browsing through ChessBase (http://en.chessbase.com/post/fide-trainer-a-treasure-of-articles) I came across an article on free training material on the FIDE site. They're in PDF form so a little behind the times but interesting never the less. (ht... | Read More

      • Plabuk
      • | Aug 1, 2015
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    • Chess coverage: Three recent chess tournaments that inspired me

      By Lennart Ootes It was only a couple of years ago when the live transmission of chess tournaments were - lets say -  still in development. Most websites were a mess, live games had some glitches here and there, live video was just staring up an... | Read More

      • Politeia
      • | Aug 1, 2015
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    • How to Cheat at Chess

      Cheating in chess is widely deemed to be the greatest threat to the future of chess. Many amateurs and even many professionals regularly state that cheating is rampant. Accusations pervade every level of chess from the lowest levels of online ches... | Read More

      • SamCopeland
      • | Jul 28, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Van't Krujis Opening

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    The Van't Kruijs[1] Opening (Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ət ˈkrœys]) is a chess opening defined by the move: 1. e3It is named after the Amsterdam player Maarten van't Kruijs (1813–85) who won the sixth Dutch championship in 1878.... Read More »

  • 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. Although played by quite a few grandmasters over the years, the Scandinavian is rarely played at the highest levels of ... Read More »

  • Evans, Larry

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    Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an  was an American Chess Grandmaster, author and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Open Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times.  He won or ... Read More »

  • Natural Move

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    A 'Natural Move' is most often used to refer to a move which accords with basic principles, and is therefore intuitively the kind of move which is appropriate for the given position. Although a move may look natural, that does not necessarily mak... Read More »

  • Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami

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    Ehsan Ghaem-Maghami Ehsan Ghaem Maghami  born 11 August 1982 is a chess grandmaster from Iran.In 2000, at the age of 18, Ehsan Ghaem Maghami achieved the sacred title of grandmaster. On the April 2009 FIDE list, he has an Elo rating of 2593.E... Read More »