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  • The Illegal Move That Wrecked A Chess Career

    The summer of 1992 was the most memorable time of my chess career. Our team just took silver medal at the 30th Chess Olympiad in Manila and I felt like I was on the top of the world. That Olympiad deserves a separate article, since I am absolutely... | Read More

  • Black Tie Breaker

    © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website | Read More

  • Should your "better half" play chess?

    In my column "Pros and Cons" I discuss the subjects that have no clear answer. Are doubled pawns good or bad, is an isolated pawn an asset or a liability, what's better a Bishop or a Knight?  The answer is the same to all these questions: "It... | Read More

  • Let It Be

    Dear GM Panchanathan, I have psychology problems in the game of chess. My rating usually goes up and down from 1900 to 2050. One of my weaknesses is that I cannot control external feelings (i.e. fear, stress, overconfidence) when playing ches... | Read More

  • Personal Mona Lisa of GM Artur Yusupov

    Every chess player hopes to play his immortal game some day.  Borrowing lyrics from the hit song of Kelly Clarkson "people wait a lifetime for a moment like this." You never know when it will happen, but if you look at the best games played in c... | Read More

    • Cool Art and Chess Weekend

      First autumn days kind of cut warm and sunny weather here in Zagreb and brought boring rain, northern wind and cold. Nothing to enjoy much. So, opening my and friend's latest photo exxhibition "Hunting The Light - Nature Dreams" seemed to pass unn... | Read More

      • TigiBorg
      • | Sep 30, 2015
    • Avoiding Shameful Draws In Chess Shows

      The last round of Norway Chess has raised a huge problem in today's chess world, as the main game of the round -- Topalov-Anand -- ended in a draw after only 18 moves. It's easy to understand players why they act like this, why would they take a... | Read More

      • LavaPants
      • | Jun 25, 2015
    • Eight game: h4 was so obvious!

      Hi again, here is my eight game at XXVII Internacional Vila de Sant Boi. This round I played Josep Maria Salvador, a player from Moli Nou. Let me start by the ending. After struggling most of the game I achieved to get a winning endgame. The win... | Read More

      • sharcashmo
      • | Jun 13, 2015
    • All Island school chess competition 2011(Under 19 Boys)

      From the Tournament-Database of Chess-Results                         National School Games 2011 - CHESS Under 19 Boys             Last update 9/10/2011 12:44:42 PM                                   Final Ran... | Read More

      • dinesh000
      • | Jun 10, 2015
    • Seventh game: a tactics problem

      Here again, here is my seventh game at XXVII Internacional Vila de Sant Boi. My opponent this round was Bernabé Hornos from Gavà. It was a very short game (just 20 moves), decided by a tactical blow. After four sicilian games in a row we playe... | Read More

      • sharcashmo
      • | Jun 6, 2015

  • Deimante Daulyte

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    Deimantė Daulytė (born 1989) is a Lithuanian chess woman grandmaster. She won the women's Lithuanian Chess Championship in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013. She qualified for the Women's World Chess Championship 2014 (eventually played in 2015)... Read More »

  • Budapest Gambit

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    The Budapest Gambit (or Budapest Defense) is a chess opening that begins with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 e5 Despite an early debut in 1896, the Budapest Gambit received attention from leading players only after a win as Black by Grandmaster Milan... Read More »

  • Royal Defence

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    The Royal Defence can be played by black against the Alapin variation rather than taking when white plays the d4 break black instead counterattacks whites center to gain equality or be slightly better Read More »

  • Natural Move

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    A 'Natural Move' is most often used to refer to a move which accords with basic principles, and is therefore intuitively the kind of move which is appropriate for the given position. Although a move may look natural, that does not necessarily mak... Read More »

  • Curdo, John

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    John Anthony Curdo was born on November 14, 1931 in Lynn, Massachusetts and now lives in Auburn, Massachusetts.  He is a FIDE master (current Elo rating  2275, maximum Elo rating 2305).  He has won the Massachusetts state championship 18 times ... Read More »