My NEXT Youtube Video: June 19 9 AM PDT (Pacific Daylight Time) !PREMIERE!



If you are confused about "The RARlony", it's the RAR colony, located in West Guam. JOIN RAR. https://www.CHESS.COM/club/classic-rar

JOIN the CHESS CLUB for Ultra Bullet Chess:

Ever wanted to play Ultra Bullet Chess (Really fast chess) but couldn't play 'cause there weren't enough players? Then this club is the perfect place for you! We have a lot of great segments like the UBKC 2019 which is going to start soon. Players like GM Arjun Erigaisi, IM thelegend759 and many experts have already participated. So what are you waiting for? Give it a try, join

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Feel free to challenge to a 3+ day correspondence game or to challenge me to 3|0 or 3|2 in Live Chess. Just make sure I'm not in a tournament or arena.

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My next tournament: 2018 Minnesota Youth Collegiate Open

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Some good games:

I'll Post more Botvinnik Variations later.

Puzzle: Find the winning move!!

56... Nf1#

My Favourite Game (SO FAR)
Players Adopted: None Yet
Players Almost Adopted: 
@Ethan-919828 (9 games)
Adopted by: No one yet (hope to keep it that way).