My opponent was one of the strongest women chess players in the Philippines at her age, she won a National Competition (Age group) and competed Internationally, where she also got an award. Supposedly a very big win for me eh? Luck turned to sto... | Read More
Fabiano Caruana, the No. 3 chess player in the world, who has represented Italy for the last 10 years, is switching federations to play for the United States. The United States Chess Federation announced Caruana’s move Tuesday in a statement o... | Read More
Rudolf Spielmann, The Art of Sacrifice in Chess, 21st century edition, revised and expanded by Karsten Mueller. (Russell Enterprises, 2015.) 272 pp., $24.95. Reviewed by Dennis Monokroussos.
Austrian grandmaster Rudolf Spielmann (1883-1942) was ... | Read More
I recall coming home after visiting the Philippines and not being able to correct my sleeping pattern to belong to the central time zone; and that's when I decided to train myself to play chess. So, there I was reading a book from the Twilight boo... | Read More
A friend, Adam Orris asked me to play a simul with 20 players last Saturday the 18th of July 2015. He payed the tickets for the players and made the simul possible.
Thank you Adam!!
We had 21 players in the simul.
9 players from USA
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