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  • Do Grandmasters Know The Rules Of Chess?

    If the title of the article sounds ridiculous, don't rush to a conclusion. I'll try to prove that sometimes even very strong chess players forget the basic rules of chess. Let's talk about castling. Do you remember when it is legal and when it... | Read More

  • Review: Playing the Trompowsky

    I recently took a train from Amsterdam to the quaint little Belgium town of Bruges. Looking for a book to keep me occupied for the four hour ride, I remembered my review copy of Richard Pert’s Playing the Trompowsky, which is certainly thinner t... | Read More

  • Chess in the Vieux Carré

         The Vieux Carré  or French Quarter, cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River, was the original site of La Nouvelle-Orléans.  Although during the 19th century New Orleans expanded and become more Americanized eroding th... | Read More

  • La famosa partida inmortal

    Esta partida fue protagonizada por Anderssen contra Kieseritzky en la ciudad de Londres el año 1851. Pasó a la historia por el gran juego combinativo del jugador de blancas, quien sacrifica nada menos que una pieza menor en la apertura, las dos ... | Read More

  • Never Resign Prematurely!

    Throughout my chess career, I have resigned in several different ways. During my very first games with my brother, I - well, I resigned by knocking the pieces over in disgust. In my first tournaments, I flicked the king over, old style. Then, for ... | Read More


    • 対局の反省05152015

      白番 Torre Attack。極めて定跡形。小駒が生きているうちに e4 の突き上げを次回からは心がけること。 もう一局。これは、初手 g3 の変則的な出だしに、Dutch で対応したもの。戦型の経... | Read More

      • takodori
      • | May 15, 2015
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    • A nice attacking game with the Torre Atttack.

      Quite proud of the following game. | Read More

    • April 2015 Training Recap

      USCF Rating: 1624 Year to date: +94 After a successful first quarter both training-wise and competition-wise, I've decided to continue my current training regimen unchanged through the second quarter. I am continuing to use Anki on a daily ba... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | May 11, 2015
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    • Maryland Open 2015

      There are two reasons I love playing in MD Chess Association tournaments held at the Rockville Hilton: one, it is a very comfortable playing environment, and two, I've played there three times in the last year and have never left without a prize. ... | Read More

    • Cinco De Mayo & Chess:Honoring the First Mexican GM

      Carlos Jesús[1] Torre Repetto (29 November 1904[1][2][3] in Mérida, Yucatán – 19 March 1978 in Mérida, Yucatán) Carlos Torre Repetto was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He learned to play chess at the age of six, and in 1915 he went ... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | May 5, 2015
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  • Black Knight's Tango

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    The Black Knights' Tango (also known as the Mexican Defense or Kevitz–Trajkovic Defense) is a chess opening beginning with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 Nc6This position can also be reached by transposition, for example 1.c4 Nf6, 1.d4 ... Read More »

  • East Indian Defence

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    The East Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. Nf3 g6[1] This opening has a close kinship to the more-common King's Indian Defence and is often considered a variant thereof. The difference is that Whi... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »

  • Mexican defence

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    This defence was introduced by the Mexican grandmaster Carlos Torre. The first game with this opening happened in a blitz session between the U.S. Champion Frank Marshall and Carlos Torre, and was played on a ship in their route from U.S. to Baden... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »