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Location: New York, United States
Joined: 8/22/13
Last Online: 11/12/13
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Location: new york city, United States
Joined: 5/6/09
Last Online: 4/6/14
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    • 2014 US Women's Championship Norms

      The 2014 US Women's Championship is going along with the US Championship this May 7-20 at the CCSCSL in St. Louis.  It is a 9-round RR.   There are WGM and WIM Norms available.     Highest Title Women's Title Name FIDE GM WGM Irina Krush ... | Read More

      • bigville
      • | Apr 14, 2014
    • Amateur Team East 2014 Report Out

      I posted a blog on this event last year saying that it was the most fun chess event I had ever been to and 2014 delivered on that hype again! My team, Vitaly Ryabinin (named for a friend who could not attend), consisted of the same 4 teammates fro... | Read More

      • RobKing
      • | Feb 20, 2014
    • Crushed by GM Irina Krush

      Last Saturday I was lucky to have the opportunity to attend a lecture and simultaneous exhibition by GM Irina Krush (2500 FIDE), the defending U.S. Women's Champion, at ChessIQ in Skokie, Il. GM Krush gave a 4 hour lecture on the Isolated Queen's... | Read More

      • Larceny
      • | Jan 14, 2014
    • Quarterfinals: Youth is Served

      A fairly tense and well-played match with sparkling ideas on all four boards.  Needing to overcome draw odds, the Knights repeated the lineup that had drawn Philadelphia 2-2 in week 10.  The Manhattan Applesauce, who dominated the USCL in the se... | Read More

    • Playoff Predictions

      For my final post of the season, I'll be predicting the entire playoff bracket (with oddly "accurate" numbers :P). Half of the USCL teams have managed to earn a coveted playoff spot, namely the: Manhattan Applesauce  New York Knights New Engla... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • Amura, Claudia Noemi

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    Claudia Noemi Amura, born Sep 26, 1970, is a Woman Grandmaster from Argentina.  She is the first Latin American woman to earn the male International Master title.  Her current Elo rating is 2344.  Her peak Elo rating is 2372.&n... Read More »

  • Abrahamyan, Tatev

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    Tatev Abrahamyan is a Woman’s International Master (WIM) who was born in Yerevan, Armenia on January 13, 1988.  In 2005, she tied for 1st in the U.S. Women’s Chess Championship, but lost the play-off match to Rusudan Goletiani. In... Read More »

  • Gulko, Boris

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    Boris Gulko, born Feb 9, 1947 in Germany, is a Grandmaster (1976) and former Soviet champion (1977).  In 1974, he won the Moscow championship.   He tried to emigrate from the Soviet Union for over 7 years and was finally allowe... Read More »