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Exactituz
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  • The Master’s Bulletin, October 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Fabiabulous Editor Peter Doggers borrowed Dejan Bojkov's term to describe Fabiano Caruana's recent successes. Doggers writes: ... | Read More

  • How to Win Equal Positions

    Through the years, I've heard quite a few players claim that having an equal position against a stronger player is pure torture. Even though you might be playing for a win, once a desirable result is close at hand, it becomes tempting to overestim... | Read More

  • More of the Greatest Chess Upsets

    As promised, we will continue our coverage of the greatest upsets in chess history by moving in reverse chronological order. Of course, it is rather ludicrous to assume that upsets did not exist before Elo ratings were implemented and recognized... | Read More

  • A little about Chess culture

    The Study of games between great chess players from the past has been recommended by the best coaches around the world. But, how do we actually benefict from this games? It's not easy to answer this question. The tactics and strategies that are ve... | Read More

  • The Greatest Chess Upsets, Part 1

    The Chess Olympiad is one of my favorite events. In the words of the Romanian GM Mihail Marin, "the champions themselves do not mind rubbing shoulders with mere mortals, even though this may look risky for their ratings." Most lopsided matchups,... | Read More


    • USCL Week 9 preview/predictions

      The ninth week of the USCL is upon us, and this year it takes on a whole new level of importance. The West has a small but significant edge in the interdivisional standings, up a full match point and five game points on the East. Nonetheless, the... | Read More

    • Braying for blood

      When you're a kid playing chess in Australia, you hear these stories about this magical, mystical place called 'Europe'. A place where some people's houses are older than the first Australian colonies, where soccer is actually considered a real sp... | Read More

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    • Baltimore Kingfishers' 2014 Week 9 Preview

      Boston Blitz vs. Baltimore Kingfishers IM Steven Zierk (2543) - GM Akshayraj Kore (2543) FM Denys Shmelov (2473) - IM Levan Bregadze (2530) NM Chris Williams (2310) - FM Alex Barnett (2330) NM Ilya Krasik (2264) - NM Andrew Zheng (2208)   W... | Read More

    • Toilet Bowl Respect!

      (Beat Reporter: Mark LaRocca) R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me. Ooo… Get down… Get back up again. Yes!!  Da Blitz won, and in the words of Chris Williams, “We’re out’a the Toilet!” There is, of course, some sympathy f... | Read More

    • BTCL JV round 1

      Hey all,  Round one for the BTCL JV section is closed and ready to go. Note that the first player listed is white.    20.xxxShephard, Duncan (0.0,2092)xxxTran Bach, Hai (0.0,nnnn) 21.xxxZhou, Shibo (0.0,nnnn)xxxRichman, Jonothan (0.0,2078) ... | Read More


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  • 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 »

  • Légall's Mate

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    Légall's Mate is named after the French player M. de Kermar, Sire de Légall (1702-1792).  While there are several variations, each involves the sacrifice of the queen.  If you would like to see more on this trap, David ... Read More »

  • Santasiere, Anthony

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    Anthony Edward Santasiere (born 9 December 1904 – died 13 January 1977) was an American chess master. Chess career: 1920s-In 1923, Santasiere tied for 13-14th in Lake Hopatcong (Frank Marshall and Abraham Kupchik won). In 1924, he took 3rd, ... Read More »

  • Lees, David

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    David M. Lees was born on February 12, 1943 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He was a National Master.  He won or tied in the Western Massachusetts Championship five times (1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967).  He won the Central New Engla... Read More »

  • chess composition

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    In 1997, the Permanent Commission for Chess Compositions (PCCC) decided to establish the title of World Champion for Composers.  FIDE recognizes eight categories of chess composition.  The categories and world champions are: Two-movers -... Read More »