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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!read more
Nanganallur is known for its myriad of temples dedicated to the Hindu Gods and Goddesses and the place appears to have a religious aura during festive occasions. It is also home to Modern Senior Secondary School that has showed a phenomenal support to chess playing students and Chess tournaments.read more
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.read more
Do I have to study all the openings in this case ? Last week somebody advised me that I have to study the openings that fit my playing style. What is your take on this? Or should I study all the major openings and if so which ones do I have to study as priority?read more
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
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 importantlyread more
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