In the beginning of 1980s, a young and promising British international master (let's call him Nigel) played a chess tournament in the Soviet Union. At that point, a tournament in the USSR was the best possible chess school for any chess player, an... | Read More
All chess players, whether they're GMs or novices, have bad days. However, chess is not a cumulative game — one blunder, one moment of premature relaxation — can instantly nullify hours of hard work.
A few months... | Read More
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Peter’s Chess Vibes
The chess city that never sleeps
“The location of the Olympiad was a special one: Tromsø, a city north of the Arctic C... | Read More
Working on your chess doesn’t have to translate to results solely over the board.
Experience in chess can go a long way in applications, university personal statements, and job interviews.
However, you have to highlight the right skill... | Read More
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