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The Eleventh Commandment

Yesterday I met for a short chess session with Gjon Feinstein, Mike Splane, and Eric Montany. Mike showed us a game he played at the Kolty Chess Club last week that features a new variation he is exploring in the French. He played it against an expert named Lev (I don’t remember the last name, […]
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Another Master?

Hobbies / Chess : Dana Blogs Chess

At Mike Splane’s latest chess party, which was held today, Juande Perea showed three of his games from the recent Kolty Club Championship, which he won in impressive style. Juande scored 5-0 in the games he actually played, plus he ...

Khachiyan’s lecture, plus thoughts on my style

Hobbies / Chess : Dana Blogs Chess

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Hobbies / Chess : Dana Blogs Chess

Last weekend Mike Splane showed me a sensational game that he recently played at the Kolty Chess Club. It features a position where his opponent could have played a queen sacrifice, to which the best defense would have been a counte...

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Hobbies / Chess : Dana Blogs Chess

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Hobbies / Chess : Dana Blogs Chess

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