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callmeelgiganten
callmeelgiganten
Location: Sweden
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Gabriel-Sweden
Gabriel-Sweden
Location: Sweden
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BennySweden
BennySweden
Location: Germany
Joined: 1/21/15
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Andax11
Andax11
Location: sandhult, Sweden
Joined: 1/16/15
Last Online: 2/27/15
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bezem1010
bezem1010
Location: utrecht, Netherlands
Joined: 10/30/14
Last Online: 11/2/14
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  • All About Mary

          Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser.  But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role.  While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More

  • NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun

    Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... | Read More

  • The Blackjack Death Match

    Chess.com's 21st Death Match will have GMs Georg Meier and Imre Balog at the card table on Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, 10 a.m. Pacific. (GMT - 8) But who brings better cards to the casino? Meier, FIDE 2636, has a chip lead... | Read More

  • The Famous Warsaw Café of Kiev

    (This article was written/translated from the original Russian by WilhelmThe2nd )      In its day, in its particular place, in its brief moment in time,  the Warsaw Café was a well-known establishment in Kiev.  Even the building itse... | 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


    • Fischer - Larsen 1971, from 64 newspaper

      Vasily Panov. "Before the New Difficult Battles" (The part about Petrosian - Korchnoi match is omitted) Now let's discuss the match between two foreign stars: Robert Fischer, 28, USA, and Bent Larsen, 36, Denmark; it's kind of inappropriate now ... | Read More

      • Spektrowski
      • | Feb 11, 2015
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    • Humiliating defeat R.1 at my club

      Round 1 didnt start well at my clubs spring tournament. I was paired with Per Isaksson rated 2062 and I was playing black. Per is a really nice guy. I remember playing him and drawing in a blitz game on my first evening at the club two years ago. ... | Read More

      • thordura
      • | Feb 6, 2015
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    • Jon Ludvig Puts The 'Hammer' Down

      [Blog History]      "The Other Norway GM" as he was jokingly referred to in the Official Chess.com/TV Group and on older Chess.com/TV shows like Pardon Our Blunders (Not the new versions, but the original show with IMs Danny Rensch and D... | Read More

    • Chess Train 2014 — day five: Kraków-Prague: All the good memories

      To avoid the long bus journey, in the morning I take a cab to the railway station. Tomáš Bajcar, a young Czech player, joins me. When I tell him about the garden chess sets and chess tables outside the shopping mall, he seems equally surpris... | Read More

      • AdamPitula
      • | Jan 4, 2015
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    • Chess Train 2014 — day four: Trenčín-Kraków: A hotel too far

      We talked a lot with my opponent in the seventh round, Mr. Jan Klimeš — about Polish and Czech singers, films, about chess in general, and about many other things. It was a good talk, indeed. After we have finished our game (I won), we also ... | Read More

      • AdamPitula
      • | Jan 1, 2015
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  • 1935 in chess

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    In 1935, the magazine CHESS was founded by B.H. Wood in Sutton Coldfield. In January 1935, Isaac Kashdan and A. Kupchik tied for 1st in the Manhattan Chess Club championship.  After dividing the prize money, they played one game to decide the Cl... Read More »

  • Abbasov, Farid

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    Farid Abbasov was born in Azerbaijan on January 30, 1979.  In 1997, he took 2nd place in the European Youth Chess Championships.  He became a grandmaster in 2007.  Tournament results include: 1st at Alushta 2004; 1st at Kireevsk in 2004; 2nd a... Read More »

  • Agrest, Evgeny

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    Evgeny Agrest, born Aug 15, 1966, is a Grandmaster now living in Sweden (since 1994).  He was born in Belarus.  His FIDE rating is 2592.   In 2003, he won a game from former world champion Ponomariov when Ponomariov’s cel... Read More »

  • Webb, Simon

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    Simon Webb (1949-2005) was an International Master (1977) and Correspondence Grandmaster (1983).  In 1966 he won the British Under-18 championship.  In 1969 he tied for 1st place (with Richard Eales) in the British Universities’ Ch... Read More »

  • Saemisch, Friedrich

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    Friedrich Saemisch (1896-1975) was born in Berlin, he was awarded the title of International Grandmaster in 1950.  In 1921, he won the first Austrian chess championship.  Loser of more games of chess on time than any other master.  ... Read More »