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mattoinquattro
mattoinquattro
Location: napoli, Italy
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polmagn
Location: Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico
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Location: Marsiliana, Toscana, Italy, Egypt
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KatarinaPolgar
Location: Madrid, Spain
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JuditHouPolgar
Location: Madrid, Spain
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  • The Master’s Bulletin, November 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Gelfand the Great There was one top GM who played the Baku Grand Prix, the Tashkent Grand Prix ánd the Petrosian Memorial (Novemb... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, October 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Fabiabulous Editor Peter Doggers borrowed Dejan Bojkov's term to describe Fabiano Caruana's recent successes. Doggers writes: ... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, September 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes The chess city that never sleeps “The location of the Olympiad was a special one: Tromsø, a city north of the Arctic C... | Read More

  • Two Gold Medal Winners in Death Match 27

    After a brief summer break, Chess.com's Death Match returns less than three days from now with a battle between two gold medal winners.  GM Wang Yue (China, FIDE 2713) will take on GM Aleksandr Lenderman (USA, FIDE 2584) in D... | Read More

  • Q&A with Sam Shankland in Belgrade

    It was a live chat over Facebook at the Chess Informant's community page. These days, GM Sam Shankland, Tromso Olympiad star, is in Belgrade, Serbia, and tomorrow he would play promotional rapid tournament with all the members of the Serbian Olymp... | Read More


    • Bilbao, Budapest, Dominican Republic, Hoogeveen

      Since my last blog post I've travelled so much, and new trips are on the horizon again! A few days before I'll be travelling to Sochi for the Anand-Carlsen match let me share what I did since the Olympiad. In September I was happy to return to B... | Read More

    • Dismal start at Susan Polgar World Open

      So far this has been the hardest competition I ever faced at a scholastic tournament so far which is good but my results don't think the same way. The U18 boys section that i'm in only has 9 players but it includes an International Master and 2 Ex... | Read More

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    • Oh, the Ego

      It is amazing how much a relationship across a chessboard can mean. Many of the greatest chess geniuses--Lasker, Polgar, to name a few--rely heavily on the idea of chess as a psychological struggle; that there is more to the game than how the piec... | Read More

    • An Interview with Dr. Ken Regan, IM and Anti-Cheating Expert

      Dr. and IM Ken Regan was kind enough to sit down with me over the summer for an interview. We discussed his research and perspectives as they relate to topics such as computers, cheating, and performance in chess. Unfortunately, due to a hectic mo... | Read More

    • My best chess trainingsbook... LASZLO POLGAR

      CHESS: TRAINING IN 5333 + 1 POSITIONS AUTHOR: LASZLO POLGAR PUBLISHER: KONEMAN 1994 The most complete collection of chess problems ever published, including 5334 instructional situations, presented by the world's leading chess teacher LASLO POL... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Polgar, Susan

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    Susan Polgar, born Zsuzsanna Polgar in Budapest, Hungary, was the oldest of three sisters, Judit and Sophia Polgar. She discovered the game purely by accident when she was not quite four years old. She had been rummaging around in a closet looking... Read More »

  • Gulko, Boris

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    Boris Gulko, born Feb 9, 1947 in Germany, is a Grandmaster (1976) and former Soviet champion (1977).  In 1974, he won the Moscow championship.   He tried to emigrate from the Soviet Union for over 7 years and was finally allowe... Read More »

  • Simultaneous play

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    Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 1978.  In 30 1/2 hours he  won 533 , drew 27, and lost 15.  Vlastimil Hort played 550 opponents, 201 simultaneously, and lost only 10 games in 1977.  The best record for simulta... 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 »