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NM Anthony Levin caught the chess bug at the "late" age of 18 and never turned back. He earned his national master title in 2021, actually the night before his first day of work at

Anthony, who also earned his Master's in teaching English in 2018, taught English and chess in New York schools for five years and strives to make chess content accessible and enjoyable for people of all ages. At, he writes news articles and manages social media for chess24.





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The Finest Games I've Lost: Episode 1

The Finest Games I've Lost: Episode 1

NM AnthonyLevin
| Jan 28, 2022

You're up against a player 200, 300, 400 points higher than you. A tussle, a hussle, and after a stroke of fate, somehow you are on top. You are winning. The feeling, if you have felt it, is like winning a wrestling match with an elephant.  ...

Should You Trust Your Gut In Chess?

Should You Trust Your Gut In Chess?

NM AnthonyLevin
| Jan 13, 2022

How much should you trust your gut in chess? Should you, at all?  It's a fact so simple yet true: you cannot see everything in chess. Even at the grandmaster level and beyond, although they see more than the general public, this still ho...

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