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  • The Cab Driver Who Knew How To Play Chess

    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

  • How to Steal a Chess Game

    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

  • The Master’s Bulletin, September 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) 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

  • 5 Ways Chess Can Boost Your Resumé

    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

  • 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


    • Hyyy!!!!!!!!!!

      World chess champion Viswanathan Anand joined his first chess club when he was six, at a time when the game was a niche hobby in India. It was his mother who first taught him how to play. Since then, Mr. Anand, a native of the southern Indian ci... | Read More

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    • 30 Day Spartan Tactic Challenge

      Prologue: The Spartan City State (Sparta) produced what is probably the most iconic military in ancient history. The ancient Spartan warriors were known for their bravery, professionalism and tactical skills in and out of combat. At their zenith ... | Read More

      • redgoo
      • | Sep 21, 2014
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    • Slaying the Sciilian

      At the time of writing, time is 11:30pm Ist. I am upendra. 1704- FIDE It has been somtime since I have started chess seriously. Just finished exams. 1.e4 c5 The scicilian is a very common opening among top grandmasters and a lot of theory has b... | Read More

      • upen2002
      • | Sep 17, 2014
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    • On the hypothetical Botvinnik/Alekhine match

      Article by chess historian Sergey Voronkov. http://www.chesspro.ru/_events/2008/voronkov_rc45.html Right after the 13th USSR Championship, the first wartime chess conference took place. All the points of its agenda were fair for the time: intens... | Read More

    • Learning An Opening

      Learning An Opening Your arrival demonstrates a desire to learn about the opening phase of our game.  There are several possible methods to expand your knowledge in this field... You may attempt to post a forum topic soliciting opinions on a p... | 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 »