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Video Lessons



  • Bhat, Vinay

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    Vinay S. Bhat was born on June 4, 1984.  In 1995, he was America’s youngest master at 10 years, 6 months (since broken by Hikaru Nakamura).   Jordy Mont-Reynaud set the old record as youngest master in 1994.  He tied for ... Read More »

  • Grandmaster

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    First used in connection with chess as a player of highest class in 1838.  On February 18, 1838, the London newspaper Bell’s Life published a letter by a reader to award the title of Grandmaster to William Lewis.   The title o... Read More »