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WOODLIGHT-TOURNAMENT
WOODLIGHT-TOURNAMENT
Location: Rourkela, Orissa, India
Joined: 10/7/13
Last Online: 10/22/13
Points: 0 points
MIDWOOD-TOURNAMENT
MIDWOOD-TOURNAMENT
Location: Chhennai, India
Joined: 9/22/13
Last Online: 9/23/13
Points: 0 points
BlueBerry-Tournament
BlueBerry-Tournament
Location: New Delhi, India
Joined: 7/3/13
Last Online: 7/16/13
Points: 0 points
battle999
battle999
Location: new york city, United States
Joined: 1/28/13
Last Online: 2/6/13
Points: 0 points
Friendly-Tournament
Friendly-Tournament
Location: Parli-Vaijnath,Maharashtra, India
Joined: 12/7/12
Last Online: 12/8/12
Points: 0 points

  • Clash of Champions: Smyslov vs. Botvinnik

    After Alekhine's death and the subsequent 1948 world championship tournament (covered in my article last week), the chess world began the three-year world championship cycle, which would continue in relatively orderly fashion until Kasparov and Sh... | Read More

  • Live chat with Sam Shankland

    Right now - live chat with Sam Shankland on Facebook!!! www.facebook.com/ChessInformant The USA Golden Boy from the Tromso Olympiad, GM Sam Shankland, has come to Belgrade as a guest of Chess Informant. Playing as a reserve player for the US te... | Read More

  • Q&A with Sam Shankland in Belgrade

    It was a live chat over Facebook at the Chess Informant's community page. These days, GM Sam Shankland, Tromso Olympiad star, is in Belgrade, Serbia, and tomorrow he would play promotional rapid tournament with all the members of the Serbian Olymp... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, August 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Dubai Heights “In July I was on holidays for most of the month, and so I missed a lot of chess, for instance the annual tourn... | Read More

  • Monster Opening Preparation, Part 2

    In our second installment of Monster Opening Preparation (part 1 here), we’ll take a look at two of the most famous “prep” games ever. Both are highlighted by legends concerning the length of time they prepared/analyzed/pondered ... | Read More


    • Israel at War

      Israel at war!I'm not going to write about the the Midddle-East conflict it's a chess blog. So who's the opponent? Richard Rapport.The young Hungarian Grand master is well known for his aggressive style of chess and creative opening repertoire. He... | Read More

      • dortam888
      • | Aug 21, 2014
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    • How to win a tournament.

      Inspired by Snail's blog/thread. How to win a tournament: So, you wanna know how it's done, don't you! Well, that's understandable, but it takes a lot of hard work and dedication, both psychologically and physically. I will divide this blog into... | Read More

      • bangalore2
      • | Aug 21, 2014
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    • Tournament Adventures: Columbia Open and Breaking 2300

      It's been a while since I've been able to post. Fortunately, the reason is that I've simply been too busy playing chess  This past weekend (August 15th-17th) I had the pleasure of playing in the Columbia Open run by the Columbia Chess Club (www.... | Read More

    • Tips For Your First Chess Tourney

      Stay Hydrated   You may be at the chess tournament all day, so it is important to stay hydrated. Bring a bottle from home that you can fill up at the tournament, or purchase a drink at the tournament. Avoid soda or other carbonated drinks, a... | Read More

      • Nongsha_A
      • | Aug 21, 2014
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    • Live Chess League Group

      Please join Live Chess League Group.We are organising many types of tournaments and in many time controls. The type of tournaments are: Tournament:A 1,3,5,7 or 10 round tournament each round based on the rating and the points of each player. Gr... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Chajes, Oscar

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    Oscar Chajes was born in Brody, Galacia, Austria-Hungary (what is now Ukraine) on December 14, 1873.  In 1909 he was the winner of the U.S. Open in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He became secretary of the Isaac L. Rice Progressive Chess Club.  In 1... Read More »

  • China

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    The Chinese Emperor Wen-ti executed two foreign chess players after learning that one of the pieces was called "Emperor."  He was upset that his title of Emperor could be associated with a mere game and forbade the game.  Chinese chess is played... Read More »

  • Japan

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    Chess Facts related to Japan. During World War II, the Japanese confiscated chess books thinking they were military codes. In 1962, they held their first international chess tournament, organized by the Japanese Chess Federation, in Yokohama. It... 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 »

  • Computers

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    The first chess effort on the part of a computer is a mate in 2 programmed in 1949 on a Ferranti digital machine. The first computer program that played proper chess was written at MIT by Alex Bernstein in 1959. The Massachusetts Amateur Champions... Read More »