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Karl_
Karl_
Location: Niagara Falls, NY, United States
Joined: 12/7/08
Last Online: 10/17/12
Points: 10506 points

  • The Rubinstein Maneuver

    "A master cogitates carefully, perhaps a half-hour on a move. Finally, he chooses the correct square for the correct piece and places it there. A grand master is much more skillful. He hardly thinks at all; he throws the piece into the air and it ... | Read More

  • A Walk on the Wild Side, Part I

          Take a walk with me on the wild side . . . of chess.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       When Tarrasch wrote,  ". . .Sg5 , den ich für einen richtigen Stümperzug halt... | Read More

  • Manny

     Chess often forms a juncture with various disciplines such as literature, poetry, music, painting or films.  The point where they meet can be symbolic, thematic or just a hook meant to reel in the audience.  Certain artists or writers are, in... | Read More

  • The Scandinavian Defense: Modern Play

    In part 1 of "The Scandinavian Defense: A History," we learned about the earliest beginnings of the Scandinavian Defense, and also saw some games with the slightly less usual 2...Nf6 in response to 2.exd5. Now we will see how the Scandinavi... | Read More

  • Levitsky

         Meisterdrittel.      It's a curious fact that the informal title of "Master" ("Mаэстро"), the equivalent of today's International Grandmaster that was used in Russia during the late 19th-early twenieth century, was based upon ... | Read More


    • FEVRİ OLMAYIN

      MHP, AKP Lideri Ahmet Davutoğlu'nun "seçim hükümetinde" bakanlık teklifini kabul eden Genel Başkan Yardımcısı Tuğrul Türkeş hakkında, "kesin ihraç" talebiyle disiplin kurulunu harekete geçirdi. Ankara Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi... | Read More

      • OZEROZGUR
      • | Aug 27, 2015
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    • Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko.

      Putin’s Hostages Sentsov & Kolchenko   This Is How The Image Of ‘Terrorists’ Was Created For Kidnapped High-Profile Ukrainians words by Hromadske.TV edited by Damian Kolodiy produced by Maxim Eristavi and Maria Zhdanova Get up ... | Read More

      • Osokor
      • | Aug 25, 2015
      • | 122 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Walter Browne, R.I.P.

      I was shocked when I heard that Walter Browne had died in his sleep in Las Vegas at age 66.   I first met Walter Browne in 1969 at the American Open in Santa Monica.  We were good friends and played tennis together.  Many of the major tourname... | Read More

      • billwall
      • | Jun 27, 2015
      • | 2231 views
      • | 11 comments
    • Studying Masters Leads to a Bullet Win

      So, why study Master games? They give us ideas into how to play the game of chess. I think this is especially true of the old Masters, the ones from the turn of the century and before. The ideas were clearer, theory not as developed and the game w... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 16, 2015
      • | 455 views
      • | 2 comments
    • 2014-2015 Garden State Chess League Playoffs

      The Garden State Chess League has a history online going back as far as 2009. The Lehigh Valley Chess Club has a history of being included in this league since the 2013-2014 season. Thanks to the discussion that started at the 2013 USATE Champions... | Read More

      • srdiamondd
      • | May 14, 2015
      • | 449 views
      • | 0 comments