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    Efim Geller, Killer On The Chessboard

    IM Silman Dec 14, 2017, 3:27 PM

    Several years ago I was at a coffee shop in Pasadena, California, and started a conversation with a few young (mid-twenties) Taiwanese people. After we chatted about Taiwan, our talk took a turn into various kinds...

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    More Of Bisguier's Greatest Hits

    IM Silman Jun 9, 2017, 1:03 AM

    Grandmaster Arthur Bisguier was born in 1929 and he died in April 2017. The purpose of this two-part series is to let you enjoy the attacking genius of one of America’s most talented players (you can find...

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    The Amazing Argentinian Chess Tragedy

    IM Silman May 26, 2017, 2:03 AM

    The Gothenburg Interzonal (Sweden) in 1955 was a 21-player round robin that was held from August 15 to September 21. The top group was the Soviet players (in no particular order): David Bronstein, Efim Geller,...

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    Organizers Expel Suspected Cheater In Dubai

    PeterDoggers Apr 7, 2017, 6:41 AM

    An amateur player was suspected of cheating and was removed from the Dubai Open. The Indian player Jeel Shah, 21 years old and rated 1764, was removed from the tournament after he was suspected of cheating....

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    GM Arthur Bisguier, 1929-2017

    FM MikeKlein Apr 6, 2017, 8:57 AM

    GM Arthur Bisguier, one of America's greatest chess players of the 20th century, died on Wednesday at the age of 87 while in a care facility in Framingham, Massachusetts. The cause of death was respiratory failure. Cover...

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    World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess

    PeterDoggers Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 AM

    This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizers' (and sponsors'!)...

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    The Principle Of Two Weaknesses

    GM GMMelik Aug 2, 2016, 12:46 PM

    You may well have heard of the principle of two weaknesses, but do you know what it is? Have you seen it in action? GM Melik Khachiyan gives an unforgettable lesson in which he show how GM Paul Keres and World Champion...

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    Mikhail Botvinnik's Carlsbad Pawn Structure Plan

    GM dbojkov Dec 20, 2014, 5:30 AM

    Are you looking for a plan as White in the Carlsbad pawn structure? Look no further than the work of Mikhail Botvinnik, one of the greatest chess theoreticians of all time. GM Dejan Bojkov reviews Botvinnik’s...

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    Old School With Uncle Yermo: Complete Show From 4-7-14

    ChessTV Feb 23, 2015, 8:00 AM

    Take a lesson in the “old school” of chess with GM Alex Yermolinsky as he continues his discusson of Paul Keres's career into the "middle years." Enjoy this full replay of GM Yermolinksy’s...

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    Keres's One Move Knockout (Keres vs Spassky, Gothenburg, 1955)

    IndreRe Dec 2, 2017, 4:54 AM

    Paul Keres (1916-1975) doesn't need an introduction in the chess world. When I was growing up in Estonia in the 90s he was still known to everybody (partly because he was on the 5 crown note shown below). I've...

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    Judit Polgar and Chigorin Teach Us Chess

    kamalakanta Nov 2, 2017, 8:47 AM

    In the games of Mikhail Chigorin there are so many instructive and creative ideas! He was definitely a pioneer, a trail blazzer!   So many and varied are his contributions to opening theory! The King's Indian Defense...

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    Mikhail Tal crushes Wolfgang Uhlmann

    parvinder_khari Oct 29, 2017, 9:46 AM

    Mikhail Tal vs Wolfgang UhlmannMoscow (1971), Moscow URS, rd 6, Nov-30 French Defense: Tarrasch Variation. Open System Euwe-Keres Line (C07) 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. Ngf3 Nc6 5. Bb5 dxe4 6. Nxe4 Bd7 7. Bg5...

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