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Bobby Fischer meets Mikhail Tal

East Germany was chosen as the venue of the 14th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE. It comprised of an open team tournament, as well as many other events designed to promote the sport. It took place between October 26 and November 9, 1960. Fischer had read a lot about Tal’s swashbuckling style of sacrificial play and was also obviously eager to get even with him for past humiliations as well as to show him a taste of his own medicine!

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When to Exchange in Chess by Soltis

Andy Soltis is one author whom I look forward to as he was instrumental in my growth as an chess player with his lucid writing style and simple method to elucidate complex chess finesse. In this book Your Kingdom for My Horse: When to Exchange in Chess – he says that knowing when and what to exchange in chess… is an art that can be learnt with the proper training.

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Review: Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies

Domination in 2,545 Endgame Studies by Ghenrikh Kasparyan is a true treasure trove of many of the greatest chess compositions by various authors, including Kasparyan himself. – well organized and presented. No other book even comes close to its level of organization by topics such as ‘two minor pieces trap a Rook’ or ‘two Rooks trapping a Queen’ so that you can look up specific scenarios according to which game play is involved.
I remember as a kid I was forced

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Milestones in Chess and how to achieve them.

Rome was not built in a day. The same with Chess achievements – one brick at a time and the chess Mansion is built. We all know that going slow and steady is what it takes to reach a milestone. But what are the Milestones in Chess, the prerequisites and more importantly

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Date of posting

January 2018
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