The best weekend tournament in the World!?

The best weekend tournament in the World!?

GM Ginger_GM
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Mar 1, 2018

Since the age of eight I have traveled from place to place over weekends in the search of a game of chess. Things were different thirty years ago, the internet was in its infancy and online chess was a rather unheard of affair. How things have cha...

Computers can also be Confused

Computers can also be Confused

GM Ginger_GM
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Jan 16, 2018

With the emergence of AlphaZero, humanity must be in serious danger. It is only a matter of time until such a program solves chess and eventually takes over the world, leaving us humans as there feeble pets or play things. Feeling a bit like Joh...

The 1st GingerGM Party!!!!

The 1st GingerGM Party!!!!

GM Ginger_GM
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Nov 22, 2017

The 18th of November was a special day for GingerGM, after years of saving and building up our business, we decided to spend all of our hard earned profits on a party. In the words of one of England's finest footballers, George Best, " I spent a l...

An Amazing Puzzle!

An Amazing Puzzle!

GM Ginger_GM
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Sep 18, 2017

Just the other day I was fortunate enough to stumble across the following message on twitter:   At first glance this puzzle seems rather bland, but the more we venture down the rabbit hole, the greater and more beautiful it becomes. For a...

Five of my favourite puzzles!

Five of my favourite puzzles!

GM Ginger_GM
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Jun 28, 2017

Puzzles; don't you just love them? My biggest leap in terms of chess development happened in the bath... Yes, that's right, the bath! Let me explain. I used to love chilling in the bath for about 30 minutes a day. What could possible be a b...

The London Chess Classic (Patzers section)

The London Chess Classic (Patzers section)

GM Ginger_GM
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Jan 2, 2017

In this Blog post, I thought that I would would give you a personal run down of the highs and lows that I encountered in my last chess tournament, The London Chess Classic. The London Chess Classic takes place every December and is a explosion o...

Here are some of my Favourite Things

Here are some of my Favourite Things

GM Ginger_GM
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Oct 30, 2016

In this short but hopefully sweet article, I am going to show you some of my favourite chess moves of all time. To add a bit of flavour to this piece I am will take a look at each piece in turn, and see what wonders they can achieve. The R...

Organisers - Pick the Right Players!

Organisers - Pick the Right Players!

GM Ginger_GM
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Apr 28, 2016

'Creativity takes courage.' - Henri Matisse Whether chess is an art form, science, sport or something completely different. The chess games that I most enjoy watching/playing, are the ones which are unique in some shape or form. When...

Visualisation in Chess

Visualisation in Chess

GM Ginger_GM
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Feb 28, 2016

Each and every one of us wants to improve as a player. What are the best ways of doing this? - Learning Openings Deeply!? - Practicing Tactics!? - Improving your endgame skills!? Of course the list goes on and on. There is one area of ches...

Wing Gambit against the Sicilian - Try it!

Wing Gambit against the Sicilian - Try it!

GM Ginger_GM
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Dec 18, 2015

Let me play devil's advocate for a moment and throw this next statement straight at you - Elite chess is becoming boring. Is there not more room for creativity, unique ideas and exciting games at the lower end of the chess spectrum!?&n...

Most amount of Queens in a Grandmaster Game!?

Most amount of Queens in a Grandmaster Game!?

GM Ginger_GM
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Nov 29, 2015

My last competitive game of chess was a completely bonkers affair; during the course of the game six different Queens made an appearance on the board!! This got me thinking about certain chess records and bizarre chess facts: Some of which we wil...

Chess streaming event of the year!!

Chess streaming event of the year!!

GM Ginger_GM
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Sep 13, 2015

This coming Wednesday, the 16th of September, chess.com are holding an exciting new and interesting competition. - The 1st ever streamers challenge! You must hand it to chess.com who keep coming up with new and exciting ideas that take our belove...

Secret Life of a Chess Grandmaster

Secret Life of a Chess Grandmaster

GM Ginger_GM
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Aug 12, 2015

What springs to mind when I ask you to picture a Grandmaster? Maybe an image of a rather elderly gentleman sporting a large beard? Or do you conjure up an image of a 'geeky' individual resting some nice 'old school' glasses upon his eyes? What ab...

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