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bart1993
bart1993
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GrandmasterPotato
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KzGrandmaster
KzGrandmaster
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  • How To Play The Shabalov-Shirov Gambit

    The 90s were a decade of complex openings:  in particular, the King's Indian and the Semi-Slav. In 1992, a peculiar attacking idea came out of Latvia to combat the Semi-Slav, Meran Variation. 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 e6 5.e3 Nbd7 6... | Read More

  • The Chess Uppercut

    One of the most intellectual sports, chess, surprisingly has many similarities with one of the most barbaric sports, boxing. In both activities you are basically trying to "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Today we are going to ... | Read More

  • Can A GM And Rybka Beat Stockfish?

    Around June, Rubik's Cube extraordinaire and chess aficionado Tyson Mao approached me with a fascinating proposal. Together with his friend Jesse Levinson, Tyson was exploring the current state of computer chess engines. It is well establis... | Read More

  • How To Be A Chess Legend

    Legend: a story coming down from the past; especially: one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable (Merriam Webster Dictionary). There are great chess players and there are legendary chess players. What's the differenc... | Read More

  • The Art Of Chess Defense

    Every chess player has a unique style, his own tendencies and preferences. But one attribute is common to all elite grandmasters: tenacity. Consider Magnus Carlsen's performance at the 2015 Gashimov Memorial. In the first round, Magnus conf... | Read More


    • To think like a Grandmaster

      The photo above is of Alexander Kotov. He was the author ofsuch books as "Think like a grandmaster", and "Train like a gandmaster."  Kotov's advice to identify candidate and methodically examine them to build up an "analysis tree." this idea is... | Read More

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    • Win a Gold Membership - Trivia

      I came across this while doing research on a game I played. For a chance to win a one-month gold membership, follow the instructions below:   1) Friend me and private Message me with the answer. Do NOT post it here... doing so will results in n... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 16, 2015
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    • Shame on Cheaters!

      Digital morons killed chess. Not only creativity, intuition and other non-tangibles are the first victims, the use of technology is opening up all possibilities for cheating, so chess is ruined on its tournament, competitive side as well. Nimzo... | Read More

    • Pogonina Becomes the Official Ambassador of Chess Heroz

      May 15, 2015            ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ Natalia Pogonina, the Vice Women's World Chess Champion, becomes the offi... | Read More

    • An Iconic picture

      "Twenty graybeards sitting in a square played chess yesterday in Paris against a very small boy 8 years old, and he beat them all" - NYTIMES (1920). The boy in the picture is grandmaster Samuel Reshevsky (1911-1992). | Read More


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  • Baburin, Alexander

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    Alexander Baburin was born on Feb 19, 1967 in Gorky.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 7.  In 1990 he was awarded the IM title.  He  moved from the Russia to Ireland in 1993 and became a Grandmaster in 1996.  He is the first an... Read More »

  • 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 »