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Yassir_Seirawan
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Seirawan
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  • How To Beat Magnus Carlsen

    The 2015 edition of Norway Chess was a memorable event in several ways. Above all, it heralded the resurgence of Veselin Topalov and Viswanathan Anand, who both stormed through the field and turned in 2900+ performances. Topalov won the tournament... | Read More

  • Walter Browne's 9 Best Games

    Last week, chess fans received the sad news that GM Walter Browne had died at 66. Browne was a legendary chess figure in the United States, a six-time national champion, and a fixture in the strongest chess tournaments for decades. FM Mike Kle... | Read More

  • How To Ignore A Threat And Win

    In The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, IM Jeremy Silman defines prophylaxis as "a move or strategy that stops the opponent from undertaking some type of action or plan." Coined by Aron Nimzowitsch in his seminal work My System (1... | Read More

  • How To Play A Brilliancy

    Every serious chess player dreams of creating his own Mona Lisa — a game so beautiful and memorable that he will look back on it for the rest of his career.  Unfortunately, many players tend to equate the word brilliancy with fou... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More


    • Sinquefield Cup - Round 3 Pairings and Predictions

      Round 3 begins in minutes. What are your predictions? Especially interesting match-ups today are: Nakamura vs. Caruana The top 2 U.S. players must duke it out. After tough losses in round 2, both players will be eager to set their tournaments... | Read More

    • Your Guide to News on the Sinquefield Cup

      Interested in staying up-to-date on one of the strongest tournaments ever?  The Sinquefield Cup features the top 3 U.S. players (GM Nakamura, GM Caruana, and GM So) and many of the top 10 players in the world (including the current World Champ... | Read More

    • Opposite side castles! How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb! Part I.

      Hi All, Here I want to share some of my recent 10 min games which are featured opposite side castling and race conditions. I use engine analysis as well to spot missing tactics or blunders in the game by both sides. Games are not perfect, but the... | Read More

      • TCSPlayer
      • | Aug 6, 2015
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    • 1972 WCC, Reykjavik (Game 6)

      All analysis by Yasser Seirawan. Games and variations taken from book Winning Chess Brilliancies.   | Read More

    • Walter Browne, R.I.P.

      I was shocked when I heard that Walter Browne had died in his sleep in Las Vegas at age 66.   I first met Walter Browne in 1969 at the American Open in Santa Monica.  We were good friends and played tennis together.  Many of the major tourname... | Read More

      • billwall
      • | Jun 27, 2015
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      • | 11 comments

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  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Corus Chess Tournament

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    The Corus Chess Tournament is a major chess tournament played in the small seaside town of Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938 for Dutch players only, it became an international event in 1946 and has grown into one of the most presti... Read More »

  • Longest games

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    The longest chess game is 269 moves (Ivan Nikolic - Goran Arsovic, Belgrade 1989) which ended in a draw after over 20 hours of play.  Two other games have gone to 200 or more moves.  In 1988 at the Saloniki Olympiad, Seirawan and Xu Jun ... Read More »