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  • The Killer Instinct

         There are many definitions for the concept, "killer instinct."  One of the better ones I found, from Dictionary.com, tell us it's "an aggressive and ruthless determination to win or attain a goal."       Maybe it was an eventual p... | Read More

  • Buckle

    If Buckle had entered the Tournament list [in 1851], and been pitted against Staunton, I think he would have proved victor, as the fine edge of Staunton's play was then taken off, a fact amply demonstrated in his matches with Anderssen and Willia... | Read More

  • 7 Faces Chess Players Make When Losing

    One thing nearly all chess players have in common is that they hate to lose. Losing, while it might be good for our long-term chess development, is a short-term disaster for our ego. Unlike games such as Monopoly or poker, luck is not even a t... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen And Anastasia

    July was the month of chess weddings. Dutch super-GM Anish Giri got married to Georgian IM Sopiko Guramishvili, and Polish GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek tied the knot with Russian WGM Alina Kashlinskaya. If the title of this art... | Read More

  • Future Chess Champions

    The last month was rich for chess tournaments, so I cannot blame you if you missed the U.S. Junior Girls Championship. Meanwhile, I suspect that you'll hear a lot in the future about some of the girls who played there.  If you ask me why I ... | Read More

    • beautiful speech / سخنرانی زیبا

      in the name of God  / بسمه تعالی I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone - if possible - Jew, Gentile - black man - white. W... | Read More

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      • | Aug 28, 2015
    • 960 right- and left-handed Benonis are just chess

      I'd annotated a few master games from the 960 Jungle collection with the theme "Can't anybody here play this game", but it depressed me. After watching enough masters play 1. h4, it makes you wonder if the other Schnargls will ever be ta... | Read More

    • 7 Ways to Become a Chess Girl

      Earlier this year, Nigel Short, one of the United Kingdom's greatest chess players today, created quite a bit of controversy when he stated that men are "hardwired" to be better chess players than their female counterparts. Speaking in an interv... | Read More

      • a1acme
      • | Aug 18, 2015
    • Beautiful message

      A beautiful message I got from A_Jones on writingforums.com on Feb. 5th, 2015 at7:06 PM regarding a topic i started on the site featuring my self hatred. I didn’t realize the wisdom in his words at the time, but after going through my inbox mont... | Read More

    • One place short of prize or Big names in Trzcianka

      The tournament I would like to report in this post took place almost four months ago, but since this blog has recently been on hiatus, and The 5th International Ferdynand Dziedzic Chess Memorial and Polish Rapid Chess Championship gathered some f... | Read More

      • AdamPitula
      • | Aug 16, 2015

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  • 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 »

  • Abhyankar-Gokhale, Anupama

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    Anupama Abhyankar-Gokhale, born on May 17, 1969, is a chess master from India.  She was awarded the Women’s International Master title in 1985.  She married chess master Raghunandan Gokhale, chairman of the Mumbai Chess Association and Anupama... Read More »

  • Baginskaite, Camilla

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    Camilla Baginskaite was born in Vilnus, Lithuania on April 24, 1967.  At age 15, she became the youngest female master in Lithuania.  In 1986, she took 3rd place in the World Championship for Girls under 20.  In 1988, she won the World Champion... Read More »

  • Pogonina, Natalia

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    Natalia Pogonina (born on March 9, 1985) is one of the best female chess players in the world. Woman Grandmaster (WGM), three-times European champion (U16, twice U18), bronze prize winner at the World Championship (U18) and European Women Champi... Read More »

  • Amura, Claudia Noemi

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    Claudia Noemi Amura, born Sep 26, 1970, is a Woman Grandmaster from Argentina.  She is the first Latin American woman to earn the male International Master title.  Her current Elo rating is 2344.  Her peak Elo rating is 2372.&n... Read More »