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nagagaxoc26
nagagaxoc26
Location: pampanga, Philippines
Joined: 3/27/14
Last Online: 3/28/14
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imissthedayurhere
imissthedayurhere
Location: Iloilo City, Thailand
Joined: 3/20/14
Last Online: 3/20/14
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reypanopio
reypanopio
Location: lucena city, Philippines
Joined: 2/23/14
Last Online: 2/23/14
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vanizagasco
vanizagasco
Location: cebu city, Philippines
Joined: 2/14/14
Last Online: 2/14/14
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joey-esther23
joey-esther23
Location: puerto princesa city, Philippines
Joined: 2/13/14
Last Online: 2/13/14
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  • The Enigmatic Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Mark Paragua from the Philippines is not a household name. But he is a very strong and solid GM who can be a dangerous opponent for anyone. The next remarkable game played by Mark both fascinates and puzzles me. Let's see what happened... | Read More

  • Chess.com Player Profiles: WGM CamillaB

    Woman Grandmaster Camilla Baginskaite from Sioux Falls in the United States has won the World Girls Under 20 championship, the US Women's championship, made top 16 in World Women's Championship and played in seven Chess Olympiads. She is also a... | Read More

  • Records in Chess

    Best match player.  William Steinitz played 27 chess matches from 1862 to 1896, and won 25 of the 27.    He won 160 games, lost 70, and drew 57.  Best Selling Chess Book. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess has sold over one million copies. Best w... | Read More

  • Victor the Terrible

    Last month the world chess community celebrated the 80th Birthday of the legendary Grandmaster Victor Lvovich Korchnoi. There are hundreds of books and thousands of articles devoted to this extraordinary person, so it is very difficult to write an... | Read More

  • Howell's New Idea by GM Magesh and GM Arun

    Chess learning has evolved so much over the past ten years that I pretty much belong to the older generation of chess players. Becoming a Grandmaster by 21 used to be a great thing when I learned the game, but by the time I actually made my title,... | Read More




  • Duque, Ray III

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    Ray Duque III was born in the Philippines on October 16, 1944. He started playing chess in the early 1960s but stoped playing the game because he was a Bit Player Actor in those years in the Philippines and was dancing the Ballroom/Latin Dancing w... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »

  • Baginskaite, Camilla

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    Camilla Baginskaite was born in Vilnus, Lithuania on April 24, 1967.  At age 15, she became the youngest female master in Lithuania.  In 1986, she took 3rd place in the World Championship for Girls under 20.  In 1988, she won the World Champion... Read More »

  • Torre, Eugene

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    Eugenio "Eugene" Torre, traditionally considered the strongest chess grandmaster the Philippines ever produced, was born in Iloilo City, Philippines on November 4, 1951.  In 1974, the young Torre became Asia’s first grandmaste... Read More »

  • Gheorghiu, Florin

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    Florin Gheorghiu, born April 6, 1944, was the first Romanian Grandmaster (1965).  He was world junior champion in 1963.  He was won the Romanian championship 9 times (1960, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1973, 1977, and 1984).  ... Read More »