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joesun
joesun
Location: bucharest, Romania
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KasiaN-Romania
KasiaN-Romania
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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VALENTIN-ROMANIA
VALENTIN-ROMANIA
Location: Ploiesti, Romania, Romania
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sah1234mat
sah1234mat
Location: Bucharest, Romania, Romania
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kasse1982
kasse1982
Location: Ploiesti, Romania, Romania
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  • The Greatest Chess Upsets, Part 1

    The Chess Olympiad is one of my favorite events. In the words of the Romanian GM Mihail Marin, "the champions themselves do not mind rubbing shoulders with mere mortals, even though this may look risky for their ratings." Most lopsided matchups,... | Read More

  • Kamsky's Endgame Play

    The Philadelphia Open recently concluded in my home city with the victory of the top seed, former world championship challenger, Gata Kamsky. Kamsky has a very unusual style, a style which I think many people neither understand or appreciate. I ... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen in the Queenless Middlegame

    You knew it was coming - Magnus Carlsen just won the title of World Champion by defeating Viswanathan Anand in Chennai, so it is time for an examination of the modern-day-Capablanca's play in complex endings. There is a huge amount of material o... | Read More

  • European Team Chess Championship Round 4

    Hi all! I come back with team results of European Team Chess Championship after round 4. You can see here: France-Czech Republic 2½-1½, Azerbaijan-Hungary 2-2, Grece Georgia 2-2, Ukraine-Armenia 3-1, Croatia-Israel 2-2, Turkey-Belarus 1½-2½,... | Read More

  • European Team Chess Championship Round 3

    Hi all, I'm come back. On European Team Chess Championship the 3rd round is ended. The results are here: France-Ukraine 3-1, Czech Republic-Turkey 3½-0½, Romania-Greece 2-2 Armenia-Austria2½-1½, Poland-Azerbaijan 1½-2½ Hungary-Spain3-1, G... | Read More


    • Status

       Ratings Online Chess 1416 Highest: 1833 (Mar 8, 2010) Avg. Opp.: 1479 Best Win: 2132 (podbacx) Today‘s Rank: #86,721 of 426,881 (79.2%) Total Games: 6968 (3145 W/ 3696 L / 127 D) Chess960 1201 Highest: 1525 (Jul 11, 2009) Avg. Opp.: 12... | Read More

    • Category prizes ranking at the 2014 world chess Olympiads after 6 rounds (Female)

      Category prizes Rank after Round 6 Remark: Rank 1,2,3 get no category prize. Group A Rk. SNo flag Team Team  TB1   TB2   TB3   TB4  1 9   FRA France 10.0 115.5 18.5 41.0 2 6   ROU Romania 10.0 115.5 17.5 41.0 3 13   HUN Hungary 10.0 1... | Read More

    • Category Prize ranking after round 6 at 2014 Olympiads(Open)

      Category prizes Rank after Round 6 Remark: Rank 1,2,3 get no category prize. Group A Rk. SNo flag Team Team  TB1   TB2   TB3   TB4  1 7   CHN China 10.0 117.0 17.5 44.0 2 29   SRB Serbia 10.0 116.5 17.0 46.0 3 11   NED Netherlands 10.... | Read More

    • Chess Olympiad Trivia

      The first world team competition (called the Chess Olympic Games or Tournament of Nations) took place in Paris, France in July, 1924 to coincide with the 8th Summer Olympic Games. There were 55 players (one player later withdrew) from 18 countries... | Read More

      • billwall
      • | Jun 15, 2014
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    • How to beat the world champions?

       With white knights!? ...could be the answer so simple?     Since I was a litle girl, I loved white horses. I started playing chess at the age of 12, which is a little bit late for our days. Mysteriously, at that age, I created a connection... | Read More

      • crisfoisor
      • | May 23, 2014
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  • 1930 in chess

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    On January 4, 1930, the 10th Christmas Congress ended.  The Premier Section was won by Jose Capablanca (6.5), followed by Vidmar (5.5), and Yates (5).  The Premier Reserves section was won by George Koltanowski and Tylor. From January 16 to Feb... Read More »

  • 1934 in chess

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    In January 1934, the Log Cabin Chess Club was founded by E. Forry Laucks in West Orange, New Jersey. In January 1934, Reuben Fine won the 17th Marshall Chess Club Championship. On January 5, 1934, the 14th Christmas Congress finished in Hastin... Read More »

  • 1932 in chess

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    The 12th Hastings Christmas Congress has held from December 28, 1931 to January 6, 1932.  It was won by Salo Flohr, scoring 8 out of 9 (+7=2), followed by Isaac Kashdan with 7.5, Euwe with 5, Sultan Khan with 4.5, Yates, Stoltz, and Menchik with ... Read More »

  • Romania

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    The Romanian Chess Federation was founded in 1925.  The first Romanian champion was A. Tyroler, who won it in 1926.  He was the winner in 1927 and 1928 as well.  Chess came under state sponsorship in 1946. Read More »