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Keres_uy
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  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Sep 12, 2014

    "When you start a game, how do you get into the mood of concentrating from move 1?" "If you are in a bad mood, how do you prevent this from negatively affecting your play?" Those are good questions, and they are not completely unrelated. It only... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: the 1948 World Championship Tournament

    Shortly after the end of World War II, Alexander Alekhine died, allegedly by choking, in a mostly empty hotel on the windswept coast of Portugal. He left the world championship crown vacant, for the first time since Steinitz became the first wor... | Read More

  • The Chess Terminator's Ultimate Solution

    If the title of this article sounds like the action movie "The Bourne Ultimatum," it is pure coincidence, since here we are talking about Mikhail "Chess Terminator" Tal and his first win in the national championship. As you probably remember, af... | Read More

  • Imbalanced Forces, Part 1

    A material imbalance in the endgame provides an unusual type of play. Here we watch the spectacle of pieces, each with different capabilities, fighting, trying to change the terrain to their own advantage. It is like two knights on horseback fight... | Read More

  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 2

    A VERY BASIC BENKO This continues the Classic Pawn Structure series as seen in Classic Pawn Structure, Part 1a and Part 1b. In general, chess professionals know the ins and outs of every structure, non-titled experienced/strong pl... | Read More


    • 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

    • Yuri Averbakh remembers Mikhail Botvinnik

      Some fragments from his memoirs. Games added by me. World Champion's sparring partner When we were preparing for a match against USA, Botvinnik offered me to play a couple of training games. Of course, it was interesting to train with a World Ch... | Read More

    • Rare Systems of the King's Gambit Accepted

      Rare systems in the King's Gambit Accepted This blog entry (translated by myself to English from the blog of Chess.com user: Matematikisto, attempts to transcribe a book by Paul Keres. I will use green font to add comments by Matematikisto. ... | Read More

    • GM Wesley So Nailed his win in ACP Golden Classic Tourney!!

      Up Rising Young GM Wesley So (20 yrs.) prove his rights to be as one of Top GM (Rank #12 2757 elo) to compete in biggest Chess Tournament in the near future.As he nailed another Win against GM Jobava in rnd.6 at the Association of Chess Profession... | Read More

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      For meg er sjakk et fire-delt spill, åpning, possisjonering, opprett holde tempo gjennom midt-partiet og avslutning.    Jeg kommer til å sette stor pris på konstruktiv kritikk, ser du noe jeg ikke ser -skriv det i en tilbakemelding så hjel... | Read More

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  • Oll, Lembit

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    Lemibt Oll was born in April 23, 1966 in Hohtla-Jarve, Estonia.  In 1982, he was chess champion of Estonia.  In 1983, he was awarded the International Master title.  In 1984, he was junior champion of the USSR.  From 1992 through 1998, he play... Read More »

  • 1936 in chess

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    In January 1936, the All-Russian Trade Union Tournament finished after six months of steady play.  The event had 700,000 participants.  Georgy Lizitzin and Vitaly Checkover tied for 1st place. On January 4, 1936, the 16th Annual Hastings Christ... Read More »

  • Tolush, Alexander

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    Alexander Tolush (1910-1969) was a Russian Grandmaster (1953).  He was Leningrad champion in 1937, 1938, 1946, and 1947.  He took 2nd in the 1950 USSR championship, behind Keres.   He was an early trainer for Boris Spassky and ... Read More »

  • Keres, Paul

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    Paul Keres (1916-1975) was an Estonian Grandmaster (1950).  He was Estonian chess champion in 1935.  In the 1930s he played in the tennis championship of Estonia.  In 1938 he tied for 1st (with Fine) in the famous AVRO tournament, w... Read More »

  • Junge, Klaus

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    Klaus Junge (1924-1945) was a German player who was born in Chile and moved to Germany in the 1930s.  In 1941, at the age of 17, he tied for first place in the German championship.  In Prague 1942, he tied for first with Alekhine.  ... Read More »