Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 15th, 2013

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 15th, 2013

GM thamizhan
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May 15, 2013

Dear Chess.com TV Viewers,         This week, I showed the famos double bishop sacrifice game Lasker vs Bauer played in 1889, but I did not tell the viewers the names of the players. The first persont to recognize this classic game was supposed t...

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 8th, 2013

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 8th, 2013

GM thamizhan
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May 15, 2013

Dear Chess.com TV Viewers,           I started this weeks YGA just a couple of hours before I started playing the Metropolitan Chess Closed GM tournament. Since I had to do this one using the internet connection in a hotel, there were some issues...

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 1st, 2013

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - May 1st, 2013

GM thamizhan
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May 1, 2013

Dear Chess.com TV Viewers,           This week we started things off with this 2 move puzzle that was quite tricky  The answer was 1.Ra1+ Qa1 2.Rb7! LaurentS was the first one to solve it, but since he was not able to stay on for the analysis ...

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - Apr 24, 2013

Chess.com TV - YGA by GM Magesh - Apr 24, 2013

GM thamizhan
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May 1, 2013

Dear Chess.com TV Viewers,       This week Nik was the chosen person for the game analysis. The following game was analyzed. Nic played the Icelandic gambit from black, the game was very interesting as it moves towards the middle game. There were...

Draw?

Draw?

GM thamizhan
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Sep 20, 2010

About five years ago, one of my most favorite and one of my most difficult student asked me a casual question over a cup of coffee in Starbucks. “Why is it Ok for people to agree on draws in chess before the start of a game, isn't that match fixin...

Piracy

Piracy

GM thamizhan
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Feb 26, 2010

  It is high time that I write a blog about piracy as I have had countless discussions with my friends and family regarding this topic and it is definitely worth sharing with the world. The word 'piracy' really does not mean much to most people ...

World Juniors - The Indian Perspective

World Juniors - The Indian Perspective

GM thamizhan
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Oct 24, 2009

It was 2 pm in the afternoon and as always I was packing my bags in the last minute to catch a flight at 5.30 in the evening. For some reason it has become extremely difficult for me not to finish any task before its ultimate deadline in my life. ...

A 21st Century Marvel!

A 21st Century Marvel!

GM thamizhan
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Aug 12, 2009

It has been a while since I blogged, it is probably because I am busy training a lot of chess and playing many tournaments, Naahhhh.... It is because I am just lazy! I have realized my passion for writing or to be precise, express myself. There ha...

Desi Eurotrip 2009!

Desi Eurotrip 2009!

GM thamizhan
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Jun 7, 2009

After months of planning and endless conference calls we (2 Grand Masters and 2 International Masters) decided to make this Eurotrip happen. For those who have an American passport or a European union passport, it will be hard to understand why so...

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