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  • YasserSeirawan
    Online May 31, 2010

    Yasser Seirawan | Bandar Lampung, Lampung, Indonesia

    Joined: May 31, 2010

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    Yasser Seirawan | Amsterdam, United States

    Joined: Aug 29, 2011

  • alekosjkd
    Online Oct 26, 2011

    alekos seirawan | greece, Greece

    Joined: Oct 22, 2011

  • Yasser12
    Online Nov 10, 2011

    Seirawan | Ft. Lauderdale, United States

    Joined: Nov 9, 2011

  • bocahmushola
    Online Aug 16, 2013

    Seirawan Baru | Indonesia

    Joined: Aug 20, 2012

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  • How To Understand Chess Openings

    IM Silman Jan 18, 2017, 10:05 PM

    The member alaskan asked:  “I would like to focus more on understanding rather than on lines, but almost all the opening books I can find focus on lines rather than on general ideas, so where...

  • Gems From The 2012 U.S. Championship

    TigerChess Dec 3, 2016, 7:42 AM

    It's an older archive but still worth its weight in gold. Review the best rounds from the memorable 2012 U.S. Championships with GM Eugene Perelshteyn. This tournament exceeded every chess lover's expectations....

  • Is A Knight On The Rim Always Grim?

    IM Silman Oct 6, 2016, 3:24 AM

    SkladakoV’s question is about this position. He asked: “What if White doesn’t take by 16.Bxa5? Doesn’t that leave the knight on a5 stuck on the side of the board?” Jeremy...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    IM Silman 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...

  • Kasparov's Mysterious Move

    GM Gserper Aug 27, 2016, 12:24 AM

    The already famous game So vs Kasparov played in the Ultimate Blitz Challenge is both fascinating and puzzling. Not only did GM Wesley So produce a game of unbelievable beauty, he did it against the arguably strongest...

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  • Tata Steel 2017

    ChessBrah Jan 31, 2017, 4:28 PM

    GM Eric Hansen January 31,2017     I've just arrived back in Canada from my participation at the Tata Steel Challengers tournament. The tournament was thirteen rounds spread out over sixteen days. When you add the...

  • Tata Steel Chess 2017 Preview by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Jan 13, 2017, 7:21 PM

    The real start to the chess year is the first round of Tata Steel Chess, and the wait is over to usher in 2017! World Champion Magnus Carlsen and his challenger Sergey Karjakin are both playing the 14-player Masters...

  • My Tata Steel Chess 2017

    IM RobertRis Jan 12, 2017, 4:42 AM

    For Dutch chess players the best time of the year is certainly January when the annual Tata Steel Chess Tournament is taking place in coast village Wijk aan Zee, a 30 min drive from Amsterdam. This year it's the...

  • RAR Match update: Exclusive Interview with RookSacrifice Part 2!

    Joseph_Truelson Jan 3, 2017, 8:08 PM

    As you all know, I am pretty lazy, so I will take what my (former) editor wrote in Part 1 of this blog and put it right here.  What was said earlier: [Picture taken from somewhere online. Who knows where. Search...

  • Chessbrah Journal

    ChessBrah Dec 29, 2016, 7:55 PM

      29.12.2016 Montreal,Quebec,Canada     November 30: I’m having lunch with Aman Hambleton at a nearby restaurant and it’s the usual time of day where tons of emails come in. I decide to visually scan the ongoing...

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  • Carlsen Misses Mate In 3 vs Giri

    PeterDoggers Jan 21, 2017, 1:34 PM

    Today Magnus Carlsen missed a checkmate versus Anish Giri, and with it, a great opportunity to move to "plus three." Wesley So drew his game as well and continues to lead the masters section. It's quite...

  • Giri Wins In Tata Steel

    NM SamCopeland Jan 20, 2017, 6:33 PM

    After 14 consecutive drawn games, Anish Giri emerged with a win in round six at Tata Steel. As commentator Yasser Seirawan noted, if Giri had won all of his winning positions, he would be leading in Tata Steel. Also...

  • Eljanov Ahead of Carlsen, So At Tata Steel

    PeterDoggers Jan 17, 2017, 12:59 PM

    Also during the first rest day Pavel Eljanov will be the sole leader of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. Today the Ukrainian grandmasters defeated Baskaran Adhiban. He finds Wesley So and Magnus Carlsen,...

  • Rapport Spoils Brilliancy, Loses To So

    PeterDoggers Jan 16, 2017, 2:22 PM

    Richard Rapport was on his way to scoring a great win versus Wesley So, but then he blundered away the game. In round three of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Sergey Karjakin and Wei Yi...

  • Eljanov Starts With Sole Lead In Tata Steel

    NM SamCopeland Jan 14, 2017, 1:52 PM

    Pavel Eljanov was the sole winner in the masters section of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament as he downed the always creative Richard Rapport with the white pieces after an exchange sacrifice gave him smooth...


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