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  • A Month of Studies: Part 2

    For the past week, 5 hours a day, I have worked on studies. Every morning at 10:00 or so I sit indian-style on the floor of my room and begin to work with my floor board. I also have a magnetic board for when I am tired of sitting, and when I am u... | Read More

  • Un Lucena mal planteado

    El título del siguiente post es curioso, ya lo sé, pero "iré por partes" como decía Jack el Destripador. El Lucena es una conocida posición de finales de ajedrez que es fundamental para aquellos que quieran progresar en su técnica de ... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Oct 25, 2013

    "What do you tell someone who is losing too much?" The main reason for losing too much is playing too many players who are much higher rated than you! So we have to ask, "Do you mean you are in a slump (If so, check out Breaking a Slump) and losi... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Sep 13, 2013

    Friday the 13th wasn't too unlucky for the show - we had lots of varied and interesting questions. Today's show was moved back an hour to allow for the finish of the telecast of the 4th round of the Sinquefield Cup. One question involved the Worl... | Read More

  • Computers in chess... Cheaters paradise.

    In the last week's article I touched the subject of cheaters who use computer engines during their games. To my great surprise, judging by reader's messages, many of you are not aware of this problem.  I was asked how can cheaters possibly us... | Read More

    • Shredder vs Gull

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    • 2016 Southern California State Chess Championships

      28th Southern California Championship July 7-10, 2016 The 2016 So Cal State Chess Champs were held in Temecula, CA. This year's cowinners were John Daniel Bryant and Keaton Kiewra, congrats to both! This was a very strong tournament with an averag... | Read More

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      • | Jul 12, 2016
    • What You Should Know: Endgames (Ratings 1600-1799)

      When you reach the rating of 1600, you are considered a club player. You may not think this means anything, but in actuality it really means you can walk into 100 American coffeeshops, and at least 90 times you'll be, by far, the best player there... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Jun 26, 2016
    • A Special Class of Rook and Pawn Endings Part 3

      In this series, I'm examining KRP vs KR positions where the strong side's Pawn is as far as possible from queening.  This time, we will look at some cases where the defending King is cut off by three files.  If the Pawn were up to the 5th rank, ... | Read More

      • Jpatrick
      • | Jun 18, 2016
    • Mac and Chess: Still Such a Sad State?

      I never imagined when I wrote The Sad State of Chess on Mac in January of last year that it would become one of the most popular articles in the blog’s history. I wrote the entry in response to my personal frustrations with trying to run Chessba... | Read More

  • Chess Engines

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    A chess engine is a computer program which is capable of playing a game of chess.  Chess engines do not usually have a GUI (Graphical User Interface) and are designed to be used with a separate GUI.  Commercial chess programs normally ha... Read More »

  • Almasi, Zoltan

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    Zoltan Almasi, born Aug 29, 1976, was a Hungarian Grandmaster (1993) at the age of 17.  He has won the Hungarian championship six times.  In 2000 he was ranked #23 in the world.  In 1993, he won the World Junior Championsh... Read More »