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  • SlavSlav
    Online May 25, 2008

    Slav Slav | United States

    Joined: May 25, 2008

  • slavnk
    Online Jan 6, 2015

    slav slav | Russia

    Joined: Jan 6, 2015

  • brasimir
    Online May 24, 2015

    Slav Mir Slav | Kosice, Slovakia

    Joined: May 24, 2015

  • AnnaZC
    Online Nov 1, 2013

    to slav or semi-slav that's the question, | I am on a visitation pass to, Gambia

    Joined: Feb 22, 2010

  • ostap-ibn-bender
    Online Mar 1, 2008

    SLAV SHOK | SAYREVILLE, N.J., United States

    Joined: Feb 16, 2008

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  • 'Sergey' Documentary Chronicles Karjakin's World Championship Quest

    Will a boy's singular goal in life be fulfilled at the end of November? While we await the outcome of the 2016 World Championship Match, one documentarian sought to get behind the scenes of the challenger's upbringing...

  • Charles de Maurian: Problemist

         Charles de Maurian, well known as Paul Morphy's childhood and life-long friend, developed very quickly as a chess player.  He began learning the game from Morphy during the 1853-4...

  • Master Path Study Plan: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:17 PM

    Target Skill Range: Master Path (Rated 2000-2199) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Learn About Advanced Opening Preparation Expand Your...

  • Study Plan For Advanced Players: The Opening!

    • News
    • Oct 28, 2016, 2:07 PM

    Target Skill Range: Advanced (Rated 1800-1999) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Expand your Knowledge of Common Structures and Plans Learn...

  • 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...

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  • Isaac Boleslavsky, A Giant Among Chessplayers

    Fame is a wayward mistress....some players are not written about enough, and therefore future generations might not know anything about them. Isaac Boleslavsky was a pioneer and a real chess giant of the 20th Century!      ...

  • World Championship Round 7: Game Analysis

    • GM RLH2
    • Nov 20, 2016, 1:44 PM

    Another short day at the office! This time Magnus Carlsen uses a rare line to unsettle Sergey Karjakin. The challenger got absolutely no advantage, wasting his second straight game with the white pieces. For the...

  • 大会参加記

    OTB大会に参加したのでその自戦記を書いてみようと思い立ちました。 結果は3.5/6.0(W:3, D:1, L:2)でした。以下のような感じです。   Game 1. 白番, Ruy Lopez, Cozio Defense, 0-1, 62 moves Game 2. 黒番, QGD Semi-Slav, Botvinnik System, 0-1, 40 moves Game 3. 白番, Sicilian, Dragon,...

  • All World Championship Game Ones--part 3 of 3

    The third in the series offering the transcripts of Game Ones in World Championship matches. One of the points I hope many folks take away is that many "Game Ones" are quite boring, even with players who know each...

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  • Baden-Baden's Title Hunt: Anand, Caruana, MVL On Top Boards

    Last weekend, OSC Baden-Baden made its intentions clear: It wants to win back the title in the German league. For its matches on Saturday and Sunday, it had Viswanathan Anand, Fabiano Caruana, and Maxime...

  • Mark Taimanov: 1926-2016

    In the night between Sunday and Monday, Mark Taimanov died in St. Petersburg at the age of 90. He was a world-class player for decades and one of the participants of the legendary Zurich 1953 Candidates'...

  • Zurich Chess Challenge Changes Name, Lineup, Time Control

    The Zurich Chess Challenge will add a word, more players, and switch both the venue and time control for the 2017 event. The Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge, to be held April 13-17, 2017, will honor the recent...

  • Karjakin Switches To 1.d4, Still Can't Make Headway

    In 2013, GM Viswanathan Anand couldn't break through with his king-pawn against GM Magnus Carlsen and switched to 1.d4 late in the world championship match. It didn't work. Today, in round seven of the 2016...

  • Rapport Plays Move Of The Year

    The European Club Cup has been packed with fighting chess, surprising upsets, and tense matches. After four rounds, only team Alkaloid (fielding 2700s Dmitry Andreikin, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Yu Yangyi,...

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