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  • Willa and Edith

         Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...

  • The Perfect Opening For The Lazy Student

    During the last five years or so, most of the time that I have spent on chess has been devoted to creating things that have helped other players improve: videos, books, articles, courses and whatever else comes...

  • When A Chess Pattern Backfires

    Everyone agrees that knowledge of typical chess patterns is one of the main requirements for a chess player to become really strong. In our weekly column, we regularly analyze typical positional and tactical...

  • The World Championship Deja Vu

    [Note: GM Serper reflects on the first half of the 2016 world chess championship.] At the time of this writing, the first part of the world championship match is over, and the score is still even: 3-3....


    CAÏSSA'S  BATTLEFIELD       Chess at its purest is a totally abstract game that requires nothing but one's mind.       While the accoutrements...

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  • An Amateur Looks at the WCC 2016

    The chess world spent the last month with their eyes fixed on one main event—the World Chess Championship. Emotions ran hot and many were disappointed with the outcome. Some are claiming it was the death of...

  • A Chess Puzzle

    I'd like to share today this elegant chess puzzle from a book I currently studying.   I hope to write a series of entries on this author and his work, so I hope you enjoy this sneak peak!   Problem No. 1 .             Photo...

  • Gufeld Tames Artist and Another Create a Masterpiece!(1959)

    In his book, "My Life in Chess" (1994, International Chess Enterprises), GM Eduard Gufeld (1936-2002) shares with us many duels with chess giants of his day....Tal, Polugaevsky, Bronstein, Geller, Krochnoi. Gufeld...

  • i don't complain, only marvel....

    at the weather. on the way back across the Great Plains, Bandmate and i found ourselves waiting out a winter storm...50 mph wind gusts, whiteouts, big heavy semis too close for a road side motel....


        Oh what a Holy Night.   One of my favorite artists around Christmas time or anytime lol.   I just had to hear Dion sing again. Ah what an ANGEL.   This is the first time that I heard of this group and Wow,...

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  • World Championship Tiebreak Live Updates

    --Live Flash Report-- GM Magnus Carlsen won the 2016 world championship over GM Sergey Karjakin by virtue of winning the last two games of the rapid playoff. The tiebreak ended 3-1 for Carlsen. Game...

  • Mark Taimanov: 1926-2016

    In the night between Sunday and Monday, Mark Taimanov died in St. Petersburg at the age of 90. He was a world-class player for decades and one of the participants of the legendary Zurich 1953 Candidates'...

  • Carlsen Escapes, Draws Karjakin In Game 9

    Today GM Sergey Karjakin came very close to winning his second game in a row, and delivering a huge blow in the 2016 world championship. Just before the time control he chose a strong continuation over...

  • Karjakin Beats Carlsen, Leads World Championship

    In round eight of the 2016 world championship, GM Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against GM Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the second missed,...

  • Zurich Chess Challenge Changes Name, Lineup, Time Control

    The Zurich Chess Challenge will add a word, more players, and switch both the venue and time control for the 2017 event. The Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge, to be held April 13-17, 2017, will honor the recent...

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