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  • The Tale Of Two Emory Tates

    In last week's article we paid tribute to a creative chess player and a nice person, IM Emory Tate. As a man who played Emory many times, I can tell you that a game with him was always just like our life according to Forrest Gump. Remember his f... | Read More

  • Remembering IM Emory Tate

    On October 17, the chess world suffered yet another devastating loss: IM Emory Tate passed away at age 56. Though he was taken from this world much too soon, Emory has left behind an unforgettable legacy, and he will forever be remembered as ... | Read More

  • Cracked Grandmaster Tales

    I’ve talked to countless chess fans over the years and though all serious chess players have their favorite chess heroes, many of them aren’t in touch with the human side of the chess legends. This is the first of two articles showing some of ... | Read More

  • Understanding The Back Rank

    More than a decade ago, I took part in a small open tournament at a local chess club. After winning the first game in rather one-sided fashion, I became convinced that the next five games would follow an identical trajectory. In round two, I reach... | Read More

  • 5 Grandmaster Tips To Improve Your Strategy

    In my last article, I gave you five tips to improve your tactics.  If you did your homework and practiced your tactics (either Tactics Trainer, or my Chess Genie app) you will see the benefits right away! However, learning strateg... | Read More


    • Living In Time For Eternity

      by HJS "Everyone knows they're going to die," writes Morrie Schwartz, adding, "but nobody believes it. If we did, we would do things differently . . ." We can consider following these guidelines: GUIDELINE 1: Make peace with God. This removes ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | May 22, 2016
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    • Attack Training with Joel

      At the beginning of the year, I set out to achieve an ambitious list of chess goals for 2016. Two of those goals were to continue to improve my attacking play and to develop a new white opening repertoire. In the first few months of the year I d... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | May 13, 2016
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    • P.H. Clarke - Cien miniaturas rusas (capitulo onceavo)

      CAPITULO ONCEAVO GUERRA Y PAZ. En “defensa de las tablas” o “guía practica del jugador para evadir las reglas”, son otros dos títulos que podrían sugerirse, quizá sarcásticamente, como perfectamente apropiados aquí. El segundo de... | Read More

      • Ernestoche
      • | Apr 28, 2016
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    • P.H. Clarke - Cien miniaturas rusas (capitulo decimo)

      CAPITULO DECIMO SACRIFICIO DE CALIDAD O PERMUTA. La mayoría de los jugadores se sienten muy satisfechos cuando realizan sacrificios y logran que las fuerzas menores triunfen sobre las superiores. En cierta forma se acercan a la verdad del aje... | Read More

      • Ernestoche
      • | Apr 21, 2016
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    • Torre Attack

      I've included a static diagram of the ending postion below.  What do you think, would you rather be White or Black in this situation.  Black to move. Who is better? | Read More


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  • Black Knight's Tango

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    The Black Knights' Tango (also known as the Mexican Defense or Kevitz–Trajkovic Defense) is a chess opening beginning with the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. c4 Nc6This position can also be reached by transposition, for example 1.c4 Nf6, 1.d4 ... Read More »

  • East Indian Defence

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    The East Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 Nf62. Nf3 g6[1] This opening has a close kinship to the more-common King's Indian Defence and is often considered a variant thereof. The difference is that Whi... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »

  • Mexican defence

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    This defence was introduced by the Mexican grandmaster Carlos Torre. The first game with this opening happened in a blitz session between the U.S. Champion Frank Marshall and Carlos Torre, and was played on a ship in their route from U.S. to Baden... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »