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Efimov and Berezovska are Monaco Chess Champions

Grandmaster Igor Efimov (ELO 2390) has won the 2015 Monaco Chess Championship, which was held at the Monaco Chess Club, from 20-25th February.Efimov scored 5,5 points, the same as Karl Ribbegren (ELO 2202), but thanks to better tie-break, Efimov took the title. Show More Summary

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, […]

2 new members of the elite 2800 club

Hikaru Nakamura and Anish Giri join FIDE's elite 2,800 clubFascinating matches in Tbilisi and Zurich propel two of the world's best chess players into the top rank of Super GMsBy Malcolm Pein, Chess correspondent4:33PM GMT 18 Feb 2015Two...Show More Summary

5 Work/Life Strategies from Chess by Binny Nanavati

5 Work/Life Strategies from ChessThis game is incredibly difficult to play, right? You have to be a genius, right? The simple answer is “no”.I am the mother of two young chess players, have lead two successful scholastic chess clubs for several years and seen first-hand the joy (and tears) that chess can bring. Show More Summary

[INTRODUCING] Sicilian Defense Mastery for Club Players Bundle [50% OFF, 48 hours left!] ... and more

Two Reasons for CastlingPosted on February 13,2015 By FM Dalton Perrine in Strategy & Game Review, General Chess Articles, Beginner's Corner. All beginning players are taught to castle early in their games. The teacher says this as a rule and may also explain a little bit about the importance of castling such as "to get your king safe". Show More Summary

GM Nikita Maiorov wins Bergquell Open

GM Nikita Maiorov (Belarus) emerged a clear winner of the Bergquell Open 2015 with 5,5/7 points.The event was organized by Chess Club 1994 OberlanD e.V. from 7th to 12th February in Lautersdorf, Germany.The second place was shared in...Show More Summary

Lesson of the Week

2 weeks agoHobbies / Chess : Chess Skills

My clubs and several private students this week have examined a position from Thompson -- Morphy, 1857. This game was the third in Paul Morphy's first match during the First American Chess Congress, which he went on to win.As last week, we are anticipating threats and seeking to understand necessary defensive measures. Show More Summary

Three Questions to Ask When Trading Pieces ... and more

[INTRODUCING] Sicilian Defense Mastery for Club Players Bundle [50% OFF, 48 hours left!]Posted on February 11,2015 By GM Damian Lemos in Strategy & Game Review, Non-Chess related, General Chess Articles. Are you aware of how important...Show More Summary

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15th Mediterranean Flower 2015 to be held in Rijeka

The 15th International Chess Festival Mediterranean Flower 2015 is scheduled to take place in March, 2015, at the Chess Club Rijeka, in the splendid city of Rijeka, situated on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia.The tournament is organized...Show More Summary

Open Karposh 2015

The 2015 Karposh Open Chess Tournament is a traditional chess event organized by the municipality Karposh, in the capital city of Republic of Macedonia, Skopje, in collaboration with Chess Club Gambit Asseco SEE ( event is scheduled to take place from 27th March to 3rd April, 2015 at the 5-Star Hotel Aleksandar Palace. Show More Summary

Women’s International Open in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Women’s International Open in Colombo, Sri LankaThe Paul Morphy Chess Club, under the Auspices of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, is organizing an International Women’s Open to coincide with the International Women’s Day in Colombo,...Show More Summary

Perceiving Threats

3 weeks agoHobbies / Chess : Chess Skills

Lesson of the Week Youth chess students in the after school clubs that I coach will be looking at a position from a game played by a young player who would go on to become World Champion. Many chess scholars regard Alexander Alexhine (1892-1946) as the best to ever play the game of chess. Show More Summary

Chess giving kids the tools they need to solve the real issues in our society

Charleston scholastic chess clubs teaching kids new ways to winby Brooks Brunson Feb 1 2015 12:01 amMount Pleasant — In the age of Instagram and “World of Warcraft,” it may come as a surprise that more and more local children are choosing...Show More Summary

FIDE Online Arena enters a new era

The FIDE Online Arena, the virtual chess club for chess players around the world is upgraded with new features and offers to new members full membership services for a period of 4 months, free of charge. Promotional offer Players, who already have a FIDE ID number, are welcome to create an account with full membership privileges until May 31st, 2015. Show More Summary

8th Colombo International Chess Festival 2015

On behalf of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, the Passed Pawn Chess Club is organizing the 8th Colombo International Chess Festival 2015, an International Rating Open Chess event for the 8th successive year with a total prize fund of nearly Rs. Show More Summary

Karen Grigoryan and Susanna Gaboyan are new Armenian Champions

Karen Grigoryan and Susanna Gaboyan are new Armenian ChampionsThe 75th Armenian Men’s Championship and 70th Armenian Women’s Championship were held from 12-21st January at the Central Chess Club “Tigran Petrosian” in Yerevan.Both events...Show More Summary

IRONMAN CHESS CLUB @ North Dekalb Mall Tuesday Jan. 20

From: northdekalbmall.comIRONMAN CHESS CLUBWhere: North Dekalb Mall Food Court Tuesday, January 20 (6:30 pm - 9 pm)Join Championship Chess the first and third Tuesday of every month in the food court for free!Coach Tim "The Ironman" Brookshear and other coaches will be on hand during the event. All ages are welcome! photo credit:

GM Vitaly Kunin wins 18th Neujahrs Open 2015 on tie-break

GM Vitaly Kunin wins 18th Neujahrs Open 2015 on tie-breakThe 18th edition of Neujahrs Open was organized by Chess Club “SV Chemie Guben 1990 e.V.” on 2-6th January 2015 in Guben, a town on the Lusatian Neisse river in the state of Brandenburg,...Show More Summary

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