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  • Unmovable Feast

    In the US, *the* annual chess celebration is not the exclusive and elite US Championship, but the World Open – the biggest US open tournament hosted in Philadelphia. Many sacrifice their time with family during the long weekend to get a shot... | Read More

  • Best of British (part 1)

    Rounds 5 & 6 of the Four Nations Chess League -better known as the 4NCL- took place at the weekend in the beautiful, upmarket Sunningdale Park Hotel complex near London. This team tournament is traditionally a fiercely contested event, and ... | Read More


    • Game of the week

      The game I want to present was played at Moscow Open Tournament in 2008 . Both players are not the best players of the world but still the game I found quite instructive.Please study the game carefully and try to calculate at crucial moments. Bl... | Read More

      • koravi
      • | Apr 4, 2014
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    • Icelandic League February - March 2014

      Wednesday evening I returned to Iceland for the second half of the Icelandic league. The first half of the season had gone very well, see http://gawainjones.co.uk/return-to-iceland/ and we were fighting for the top couple of places and qualificati... | Read More

      • VerdeNotte
      • | Mar 4, 2014
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    • ICC Video Archives

      1. Every Russian Schoolboy Knows---Alex Yermolinsky (Sunday) http://www6.chessclub.com/chessfm/index/Yermo/index.html 2. Ronen Through Chess History---GM Ronen Har-Vi (Monday) http://www6.chessclub.com/chessfm/index/ronen/index.html 3. Sharpen... | Read More

    • Leicester Chess Congress, Major (1/5)

      I entered the 'Major' section of the Leicester Congress (H E Atkins Memorial).  The last chess congress I entered prior to this was the weekend after the Chernobyl disaster (google it; it really was that long ago!). The Major is for ECF Grades b... | Read More

    • End of the Line

      Well, that is that. New England has been eliminated from the US Chess League by the New York Knights. We had a good run, and my teammates all had very good seasons, but at the end of the day we came up short. To be honest I am not completely sure ... | Read More

      • Shankland
      • | Nov 17, 2013
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  • Kaidanov, Gregory

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    Gregory Kaidanov, born Oct 11, 1959, is a Grandmaster (1988) who was Russian Boys under-14 champion in 1972.  He won the New York Open in 1990.  In 1992 he won the World Open, the US Open, the National Open, and the Novag Grand Prix.&nbs... Read More »

  • Steinitz, William (Wilhelm)

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    William (Wilhelm) Steinitz (1836-1900) was the official world champion from 1866 to 1894.  Steinitz took 6th place in the London 1851 tournament.  After the tournament, he challenged the 5th place finisher to a match. Steinitz won. ... Read More »

  • Marshall, Frank

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    Frank Marshall (1877-1944) was the first American to defeat a Soviet player in an international tournament (New York, 1924).  He reigned as U.S. Champion for 29 years, but only defended his title once when he defeated Ed Lasker (5-4) in 1923.... Read More »

  • Prisons and chess

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    In 1960 Bobby Fischer gave a simultaneous exhibition at Rikers Island prison.  He defeated all 20 prisoners while 2,400 inmates watched the exhibition and the prison band played.  In 1971 a prisoner failed to return to Western Penitentia... Read More »