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Location: Caloocan City, Philippines
Joined: 12/11/13
Last Online: 12/14/13
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  • The Biggest Secret Of The Soviet Chess School

    The famed Soviet school of chess has produced hundreds of grandmasters and dozens of world champions. Thousands of chess coaches teach their students using "the Soviet training method." But who can really describe what exactly was/is the So... | Read More

  • Mailbag: How To Improve Your Game member Nietsoj wrote: “I read your recent post where you answered a question about aiming for a 2000 rating. Just as so many other amateur players, I have the same goal, and I am wondering what a realistic training program would look ... | Read More

  • 14 Famous Chess Couples

    Chess is not a team game. It's an individual struggle between two minds to destroy each other -- at least, over the chessboard. But that doesn't mean chess players have to be loners. It's only natural that passionate chess players are drawn to... | Read More

  • Two Gold Medal Winners in Death Match 27

    After a brief summer break,'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

  • Two World Champions to Battle in Strongest Death Match Ever

    The current World Blitz Champion, GM Le Quang Liem, and the former World Junior Champion, GM Dmitry Andreikin, will face off in Death Match 24 on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Their average FIDE rating of 2716 makes this the highest-rated Death Matc... | Read More

    • Review: Chess Tactics for Champions

      The past few years I've been focusing heavily on tactic training, as recommended by many chess trainers. It started with the Seven Circles back in the second half of 2013, using the first 1200 problems from the  Manuals of Chess Combination 1... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Oct 19, 2015
    • How to train tactics by Ralf Wuehler

      Here is what Ralf Wuehler has to say: Keep solving tactical puzzles, daily, if possible. You need to do that for the rest of your chess career. And don't use Tactics Trainer on, which is virtually useless at getting you better at tacti... | Read More

      • IMJustice
      • | Oct 18, 2015
    • Wei Yi - Bruzon, Danzhou 2015: Training Questions

      "Game of the Decade" tweeted Susan Polgar.   An Immortal!!   This game blew my socks off!! I came across it in New In Chess 2015#5.   If this is your first time viewing this game, then you're in for a treat. I have created 6 training ques... | Read More

    • The Wesley So Conspiracy

      In a recent ChessDom interview, Lotis Key, a devout Christian and a friend of Wesley So with whom he is living in Minnesota, said, "Bobby Fischer lived in my older sister’s house in Pasadena. There is no mystery to Wesley wanting to live with us... | Read More

      • OneArrow
      • | Apr 17, 2015
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    • Big-time Blunders, No 2

      From the following games: Mikhail Chigorin vs. Wilhelm Steinitz Tigran Petrosian vs. David Bronstein Miguel Najdorf vs. Bobby Fischer Viktor Korchnoi vs. Anatoly Karpov Murray Chandler vs. Susan Polgar | Read More

Video Lessons

  • Sokolosky Opening

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    The Sokolsky Opening (also known as the Orangutan, Polish, or Hunt Opening) is an uncommon chess opening that begins with the move: 1. b4According to various databases, out of the twenty possible first moves from White, the move 1.b4 rank... Read More »

  • Judit Polgar vs Vishwanathan anand

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    I shall show you a spectacular game between Judit Polgar and Vishwanthan Anand in 1999.  Read More »

  • 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 »