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amyb1054
amyb1054
Location: Tojyo, Japan
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hiro13
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Location: 広島, Japan
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Darkarrow9539
Darkarrow9539
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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  • Review: My Junior Years in 20 Games

    One of the first chess books I bought myself was a red little volume in German called Garrik Kasparow - Idol der Jugend by T.Lais. Published in 1983 - when Kasparov was just 20 years old - it contained 60 lightly annotated games played by the late... | Read More

  • Fire on the Boards in Tromso

    Hi guys, From August 1st through the 14th - the Chess Olympiad will be going on in Tromso, Norway So far, almost two rounds are completed, and there have been some blunders, time trouble, and some amazing tactical games Blunders If playing the... | Read More

  • The Sailor Who Beat Bobby Fischer

    In last week's article, we discussed how alcohol affects a chess player's abilities. There I mentioned the Soviet grandmaster Ratmir Dmitrievich Kholmov. I don't want the readers to have an impression that this great chess player was mostly famous... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 1

    Curse of the Hasty Pawn Advance EvgeniyZh (1192) – raj475 (1324)ICC Live Game (30-0), 2014 1.e4 b6 2.e4 e6 3.e5 I’ve seen many sub-1500 rated players make this kind of hasty pawn advance, and I will take this opportunity to make a comment ... | Read More

  • Snarky Silman Presents: Readers’ Questions

    One The Conflict That Never Was Jeffrey Baffo wrote (on Facebook): “Move First, Think Later. That book creates a major conflict between Jeremy Silman/traditional methods and what Hendriks is saying.” Answer: I’m answering this question ... | Read More


    • The Evaluation of Material Imbalances

      Every novice soon learns a table of [DH: "average"] material value for the pieces, the most popular being 1-3-3-5-9, but with a bit more experience he learns that this table is not always reliable. There are two reasons for this: one is that an ... | Read More

    • Strengthen Your Body and Your Mind

      The Grandmaster Diet By FM Mike Klein    From Chess Life, December, 2008 Look at any tournament hall: It is filled with discarded candy wrappers, sugared sodas, and bags of salted snacks.  If you are a culprit, are you missing out ... | Read More

      • 1Chessdoc
      • | Feb 17, 2015
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    • CHESS IN JAPAN AND MONGOLIA

      Japan[edit] A prominent variant of chess in East Asia is the game of shogi, transmitted from India to China and Korea before finally reaching Japan.[36] The three distinguishing features of shogi are: The captured pieces may be reused by the... | Read More

      • srisarans
      • | Dec 30, 2014
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    • 2011 Hindenburg Omen that signaled Arsenal's demise

      Because to every purpose there is time and judgment therefore the misery of man is great upon him. It is the greatest mystery of all because no human being will ever solve it. It is the highest suspensebecause no man can bear it. It is the gr... | Read More

    • I've opened a ChessclosetStore

      I am selling the original chess set in Japan http://chesscloset.shop-pro.jp/ | Read More

      • autumn-Aki
      • | Dec 22, 2014
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  • Japan

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    Chess Facts related to Japan. During World War II, the Japanese confiscated chess books thinking they were military codes. In 1962, they held their first international chess tournament, organized by the Japanese Chess Federation, in Yokohama. It... Read More »

  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Simultaneous play

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    Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 1978.  In 30 1/2 hours he  won 533 , drew 27, and lost 15.  Vlastimil Hort played 550 opponents, 201 simultaneously, and lost only 10 games in 1977.  The best record for simulta... Read More »