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  • Jaroslav-Petrov-13ya
    Online Apr 12, 2016

    Jaroslav-Petrov-13ya Jarik-Petrov-the-vin | Riga, Latvia

    Joined: Jan 14, 2016

  • Petrov
    Online Oct 20, 2007

    Alexander Petrov | Russia

    Joined: Oct 19, 2007

  • petrovz
    Online Mar 29, 2011

    Petrov Petrov | Sofia, Bulgaria

    Joined: Mar 29, 2011

  • Petrov-
    Online Jul 12, 2012

    Petrov Kashnikov | Tver, Russia

    Joined: Jul 12, 2012

  • Tsvetan-PETROV
    Online 20 hrs ago

    Tsvetan Petrov | Varna City, Bulgaria

    Joined: Jun 7, 2013

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  • Opening Questions And A Dream Mate

    • IM Silman
    • Jan 27, 2016, 10:08 PM

    Openings That Lead to a Draw Question: member jos2001 wrote, “I’m a 1076-ranked player who wants to know the best openings to draw.” Answer: Though various openings are known to be...

  • How To Be A Chess Legend

    Legend: a story coming down from the past; especially: one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable (Merriam Webster Dictionary). There are great chess players and there are legendary...

  • The Dominican Order

          In his 1968 book called "The Poor Knight" ("Рыцарь бедный"). Vasily Panov described 23 year old Mikhail Tschigorin walking down Nevsky Prospect, a busy thoroughfare in St. Petersburg, with his friend Fedor...

  • Indonesian player FM Sean Winshand Cuhendi won the April First Saturday GM event in Budapest

    Two players reached the IM-norm, FM Sean from INA and FM Petrov (RUS) the next First Saturday GM IM FM events schedules: 3rd-13th May, 7th-17th June, 5th-15th July, 2nd-12th August, 6th-16th Sept, etc.  IO Nagy...

  • Alexander Alekhine (Part 7): The Dark Years

    • IM Silman
    • Apr 1, 2014, 12:34 PM

    In Part Six of this seven-part series, we saw Alekhine lose the World Championship to Max Euwe in 1935, only to win it back in 1937.  After shocking the world (and Euwe, who was sure he would finish Alekhine...

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  • Halloween Tactic

    So now you can see the first chess think published by me, you can know... This can be by developing Petrov´s Defense...      Thank you  

  • Defense is hard: SCC September Tornado Round 4

    Photo courtesy of me once again. My opponent is the person farthest to the left (also my profile picture). As usual, I had the permission of  none of the 9 (?) people in the picture. Defense is really hard! I learned...

  • Tournaments managed by rotanev6 v2.

    Tournaments managed by rotanev6 This list is probably complete; please let me know of any I missed.   3-day and 5-day tournaments   1 Round Of 960 For 6 VI   in progress 1 Round Of 960 For 6 V 1 round of 960 for...

  • Joc rus dels 4 cavalls defensa PETROV

    • xaviof
    • Sep 17, 2016, 10:15 AM

    Es interessant conéixer el parany de la variant Rubinstein de la variant espanyola del joc rus dels 4 cavalls de la defensa PETROV.

  • Kopetzky vs Engert 1942 Defensa PETROV

    • xaviof
    • Sep 12, 2016, 12:13 PM

    Atac espectacular de les blanques davant la defensa Petrov, no us perdeu aquesta partida d'escacs històrica!

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