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  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black, whose dark-squared bishop was still unimpeded by the pawn. The li... | Read More

  • A Chess Engine Is NOT Your Friend!

    Several years ago I was visiting a friend and he was online looking at live games in a team match event. One game was between a grandmaster (who had the Black pieces) and an international master. A zillion people were using a zillion chess engin... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, December 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Carlsen-Anand “This Bulletin focuses on the World Championship — especially the featured article and the opening articl... | Read More

  • Review: The Sicilian Najdorf 6 Bg5

    If you were to ask a hundred grandmasters to name the most difficult chess variation about which to write an opening book, my guess is that the 6 Bg5 Najdorf would be the frontrunner. It is perhaps the most analysed line in chess history, the pi&e... | Read More

  • The Four Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    The chess world gasped when in game six of this year's world championship match, both Carlsen and Anand missed a simple tactical shot 26...Nxe5! (see #10 in the second part of this series). Some reporters even rushed to call it "the bi... | Read More


    • When the Patzer beats the Master

      I don't win that often against International Masters, let alone against Grandmasters. But when I do, I'm happy! Here is a game I played yesterday against IM Danny Kopec. I managed to win quite convincingly thanks to my secret weapon against the Si... | Read More

    • "Curved Rifle" Chess Playing Style

      This is the sequel to 'When Chess was Art' and a reminder that we may have forgotten the artistic side of chess in this era of robotic and uninspiring chess reigned by chess engines and a Champion who is also playing computer-like. * * * We are ... | Read More

    • Excellent Chess Channels on Youtube

      There are limitless chess videos on youtube and other video sites. Some are very instructive and informative, and others are rather silly. Still you can find lessons and games that would benefit all ranges of players. If you are in need of better ... | Read More

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    • When Chess was Art

      GM Vladimir Simagin: A Chess Artist Every field of human endeavor has its heroes and legends. Some of them are praised a lot and gotten kind of cult status, like the World champions and the highest-tier members. But sadly, many other great minds h... | Read More

    • RESTROOM SCANDAL

      Referees barred private toilets on Friday for the two grandmasters fighting for the world chess championship title in southern Russia after the contest was plunged into scandal over the frequency of one player's restroom breaks, ITAR-TASS news age... | Read More


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  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Dzindzichashvili, Roman Yakovlevich

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    Roman Dzindzichashvili a well known grandmaster of Soviet origin (peak rating 2703), was born on May 5, 1944. In 1976, he emigrated to Israel where in 1977 he won the 1977 Israeli Championship and gained the grandmaster title in 1979.  That ... Read More »

  • Bagheri, Amir

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    Amir Bagheri was born in Iran on October 19, 1978.  In 1998, he won the Iranian Under-20 Championship.  In 1999, he qualified for the FIDE World Chess Championship, but did not play because of visa problems.  He played in the 2000 World Chess F... Read More »

  • Borki Predojević

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    Borki Predojević is a Bosnian chess Grandmaster and the youngest Grandmaster ever from his homeland.He was born in April,6  1987. in Teslić,Bosnia and Herzegovina.Predojević was European Champion U-12 in 1999 and U-14 in 2001.He won the Wo... Read More »

  • Torre, Eugene

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    Eugenio "Eugene" Torre, traditionally considered the strongest chess grandmaster the Philippines ever produced, was born in Iloilo City, Philippines on November 4, 1951.  In 1974, the young Torre became Asia’s first grandmaste... Read More »