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

  • Carlsen-Karjakin: Hammer's Preview

    When it comes to Magnus Carlsen, I’m not a neutral observer. I’ve known him since we both were 10. We went to the same high school, and I was a helper for him during the first two world championship...

  • Eisenberg's Strange Gambit

          One of the oddest, yet intriguing variations in the King's Gambit Accepted is one discovered by Louis Eisenberg.             ...

  • Charles de Maurian: Problemist

         Charles de Maurian, well known as Paul Morphy's childhood and life-long friend, developed very quickly as a chess player.  He began learning the game from Morphy during the 1853-4...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

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    • Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

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  • A Stroke of Genius- Powerful Moves! Zukertort!

    When I look at the games of certain Masters, like Zukertort, Lasker and Nimzowitch, I am impressed by the power of their moves. Some of their moves are like cannons, they have so much weight and truth behind them!   In...

  • 2016 Oregon Open

    From September 3-5, I played in the 2016 Oregon Open. I played in the open section which was way above my rating (1700) because I wanted to play some masters and experts. Well, I got my wish in the first round....

  • Breaking chess rules – defying chess strategy

    First, let me remind you that you’ve only got about two more days to submit your answers for the “RCA Crossword Contest”. The latest date for you to submit them is Thursday, 8 September. <<Participate now>>   I...

  • 3rd Place in the State Championships

    "Fortune," if we are to believe the Latin proverb, "favors those who are brave enough not to resign, for they shall find a cheapo." And this pretty much sums up my recent games against higher-rated players. In the...

  • Why did I choose the London System?

    That's a good question.  Why did I choose the London System?  Simple. It's because I heard that my opponent favored this opening.  Now, you might be asking, "Why would you want to play an opening that your opponent...

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