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  • Women In Chess: Be Aggressive

    The recent Women's World Championship was a fascinating event. You could find everything we love about chess competitions: neat combinations, unpredictable results (will we ever forget Natalia Pogonina's amazing comebacks in almost every single ma... | Read More

  • Surprise Your Opponent!

    The Benko Gambit is one of the most popular openings among club players. It is indeed very appealing to grab the initiative early in the game playing Black against your opponent who likes to play positional chess. Why do I assume that your oppon... | Read More

  • Nellie

    1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned chess player who had died in 1878, Thomas Herbert Worrall, also... | Read More

  • 5 Dumb Things Chess Players Say

    Last week, we had some fun discussing dumb things your non-chess friends say about the game. In chess as in life, turnabout is fair play. It's time to laugh at the silly things chess players themselves say -- and there's certainly no shortage of... | Read More

  • Today's Guest

         Below is an article published in several periodicals in late 1900. It appeared just shortly after the death of Wilhelm Steinitz and offers some astute appraisals of the chess players who contributed to the development of chess in the 2nd ... | Read More


    • Any potential female players want free chess lessons?

      I am seeking to continue to encourage more potential female chess players to get more involved with the San Antonio Chess Club.  Most experts and masters who give lessons do so under pay but I am offering to give chess lessons for free to potent... | Read More

    • Unbalanced Middlegames: Three Pawns for a Piece

      How should you play a middlegame with three pawns for a minor piece? Who has the advantage? No matter what theory or the computer says about your position, in practice the player with the better technique will win. I have recently been looking at... | Read More

    • Men are better than woman in Chess ?

      Nigel Short says men 'hardwired' to be better chess players than women Nigel Short, proof according to one critic that there is clearly no direct link between chess-playing ability and intelligence. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters ... | Read More

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    • Nona Gaprindashvili. A Bow to the Veterans, part 1

      Excerpt from Gaprindashvili's book I Prefer Risk (Предпочитаю риск). A Bow to the Veterans The first woman world champion Vera Menchik was tragically killed on 27th June 1944 during the Nazi bombing of London. After Alexander Ale... | Read More

    • On Nigel Short's article and #sexisminchess

      After reading some comments on Nigel Short's article about difference between men and women, I realized I had surprisingly strong feelings about this issue. I, frankly, don't see Short's comments as sexist, but that's probably because of my diffe... | Read More


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  • 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 »

  • Al-Modiahki, Mohamad

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    Mohamad Al-Modiakhi, born June 1, 1974, is the first Grandmaster from Qatar and the first Arabian grandmaster.  He is the highest rated Arab, with a peak Elo rating of 2588.  His current Elo rating is 2563.  He is married to fo... Read More »