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  • Napkins345
    Online Jul 11, 2012

    Virgil Grob | New York, United States

    Joined: Jan 3, 2008

  • Hubble1
    Online Oct 6, 2008

    Joshua Grob | Wil, Switzerland

    Joined: Sep 14, 2008

  • GRob
    Online May 30, 2009

    George Roberts | Izmir, Turkey

    Joined: Sep 19, 2008

  • Zurich
    Online Dec 26, 2008

    Patrick Grob | Zurich, Switzerland

    Joined: Dec 20, 2008

  • TheGrob
    Online Aug 14, 2009

    The Grob | United States

    Joined: Aug 14, 2009

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  • Chess Criminals And The Games They Play

    • IM Silman
    • Jul 19, 2016, 1:42 AM

    As a man that has many interests (UFOs, martial arts, philosophy, various forms of history [chess and non-chess], literature, art, film, music, and even criminology), I recently began reading an excellent book entitled...

  • "Queer Moves in Chess"

         I stumbled upon the following article while reading through the March 1903 edition of "Checkmate: Monthly Chess Review."  It looked familiar and I was able to determine I had seen it before in "Pollock Memories," ...

  • Chess 025: Opening Repertoire for 1500-1800 ELO Players, Part 2: Black vs. 1.c4, 1.Nf3, and Others

    Dear Members, After Chess 012, Chess 013, Chess 014, and Chess 024, University is back with its fifth college-like chess course! Our college-like courses provide the best and most effective chess...

  • Ashes! Ashes! The Flag is Falling Down at Death Match 19

    In 1882, Australian cricketers came to London and won a test match in England for the first time ever. "The Ashes" of English cricket tradition were transported back with the victors to the Southern Hemisphere.  The...

  • More Maroczy & Making Master

    • IM Silman
    • Apr 5, 2010, 3:13 AM

    M asked:   I have a question about a certain line in the accelerated dragon Maroczy Bind.   1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 d6 7.Be2 Nxd4 8.Qxd4 Bg7 9.Be3 0-0 10.Qd2 Be6 11.f3 Qa5 12.Nb5 Qxd2+...

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  • How to Beat the Grob!

  • How to Play Advanced Chess

          How  to Play Advanced Chess ? So you know how to play chess. But have you come to a point where you meet a person you just can't beat? Do you know what En Passant is? A pawn storm? Lifting a rook?...

  • Evanston Tri Level (03/05/2016)

    Sorry for the late post...this tournament happened almost a whole week ago, but I had been sick the past couple of days and hadn't had much productivity on my end with regards to seriously analyzing games and writing...

  • Bird pening

    Bird's Opening                                                                                                                                                                                               Moves 1.f4 ECO A02–A03 Named...

  • Analysing My Own Games: You Have to Give to Get

    GM Bojkov reviwed my loss on the Black side of a Grob defence, which I annotated in the following link.   He shared many great...

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