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  • Serendipity Leads to Fischer and Beyond

          I had stumbled across the archived "New York Times" obituary notice for Edmar Mednis (February 22, 2002, by Dylan Loeb McClain).  The obit, of course, reviews his life, but pivots on the point that, although Mednis (pictured left in 19... | Read More

  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black, whose dark-squared bishop was still unimpeded by the pawn. The li... | Read More

  • How To Break Fortresses

    Dealing with a fortress — especially when you have a significant material advantage — is an infuriating experience. Indeed, what can be more frustrating than completely outplaying your opponent, only to find that he has con... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #70: Three Easy Pieces

    Professor: For the 70th time, hello class. A few indistinct words, some smiles. Lucian: I can't believe I've been here 70 times. Zephyr: For once we're in agreement. Professor: Anyone want to talk about the class in general?  Zephyr: In gene... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 11

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | Read More


    • 悪い手を一手指すとそこで負ける Freakin’ 1 movers that cost me games

       クリスマスオープンでは、1 move blunder のせいでゲームを負けることが多かったです。やはり一手一手慎重にプレイしないとだめですね。 I played in a chess tournament during the Christmas break,... | Read More

      • Oraoradeki
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    • Being your own chesscoach - a break through

      Years ago I knew a few young talented chess players. With one of them I was friends. We would analyze games together, play blitz and talk about chess. I noticed that all of these young players got professional chess training. Years later one of th... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Dec 24, 2014
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    • Improving tactical skills – my approach

      My tactical skills are pretty okay, relatively. But how to work on further improvement ? … I’ll tell you the secret ingredient Since quite a few months I eat my breakfast and then do this daily tactic puzzle first :   http://www.chessvid... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Dec 24, 2014
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    • Bringing the Noise! BB #107

      Another Bullet Brawl that's nothing but good! Do you love this one, Padawan? You must watch it. IM Rensch finagles games Magnus Carlsen style, but one game brought heart-wrenching self-talk: Oh, no. Pretty bad. Oh my god. I’m gonna lose this?... | Read More

      • zealandzen
      • | Dec 22, 2014
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    • A game I played with the French!!

      Yesterday I started off well ,but then I lost to my team mate national master Jim West and friend Errol Singh.If I win one of these games I gain points if I win both I made expert.Instead I lost 5 rating points.Below is a game I drew a national m... | Read More

      • micaman994
      • | Dec 21, 2014
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  • Kenny Solomon

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    Kenny Solomon 8 October 1979 is a South African chess International Master. He took up chess at the age of 13, inspired by his elder brother’s qualification for the Chess Olympiad in Manila in 1992. Borrowing a chess book from him to study,... Read More »

  • Kasparov, Garry

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    Garry Kasparov, originally named Weinstein, was born on April 13, 1963. He is unainamously regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. In 1976, he was the strongest player in the world under age 13.  He became a grandmaster at 17, the ... Read More »

  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Foygel, Igor

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    Igor Foygel was born in Kiev in 1947.  He represented the republic of Ukraine in national youth chess competitions.  He became a master in 1974 and later became an International Master of Correspondence Chess.  He immigrated to the United State... Read More »

  • Abreu Delgado, Aryam

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    Aryam Abreu-Delgado was born on July 9, 1978 in Cuba.  He was awarded the Grandmaster title in 2008.  His best Elo rating was 2502 in 2008.  In 2007, he took 4th place in the Cuban Championship.  He took 1st place at the Capablanca Memorial Op... Read More »