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Closed tournaments: Nuno and Laszlo promoting the chess on Budapest!


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Closed tournaments

If in a previous article (read it here), I wrote about the interesting closed tournaments for FM, IM and GMs that they were organizing every month on Budapest. Without knowing it, now I have discovered that one of the best … Read more


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Do you know the First Saturday chess tournaments? They are played in Budapest, monthly, valid for GM and IM.


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First Saturday chess tournaments

These days I was surfing on the Internet when I saw “The First Saturday Chess Tournaments”. What was this? They are tournaments played in Budapest the first Saturday of each month and are valid for GM and IM norms!

They are … Read more


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My next tournament: Guimarães Chess Open 2018! (04 a 07 de Outubro)


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My next tournament will be in Guimarães (Portugal)

Hello friends! Yes! The next chess tournament that I will play will be in Portugal! I will play the Guimarães Chess Open 2018! 

The tournament is very strong with lots of Grandmasters and International Masters. It will Read more


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Chess in schools


Chess in schools
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Every day, people become more aware of the benefits of playing chess. This is one of the reasons for the use of the chess in schools. It’s being implemented as an activity for students to practice during class and during breaks.

However, the beginning … Read more


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Online chess websites: The top 10 according to Google.


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Discover the best online chess platforms

Chess is a sport meant to be practiced by 2 players. It’s one of the most popular sports in the world. The majority of people that play chess online do it to have fun. Tournaments are played; money is … Read more


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Wijk aan Zee: Carlsen sprints in the Tata Steel tournament.


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Carlsen sprints in Wijk aan Zee…

After a few anodyne rounds in the Wijk aan Zee that ended in draws, Magnus Carlsen, the undisputed number one in worldwide chess, has stepped the accelerator. This kind of performance, which is perfectly known in the performances of the … Read more


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Botvinnik and the USSR chess team in the Olympics (II)


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The USSR participates in the Olympics…

When the team members of the Soviet team were gathered in Voronovo, near Moscow. They all had the feeling that Botvinnik was not in form. And the Chess Section convoked them all and a delegate interviewed (interrogated?) each one … Read more


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Classic chess: The heroes. Discover the classical chess players.


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Classic chess: The match of Botvnick-Flohr…

In November 1933, an encounter of classic chess had taken place that had to awaken great expectations in Soviet Russia, between Mijail Botvinnik and Salo Flohr, who was one of the great stars of the time.

The match was … Read more


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Chess grandmasters: China is progressing! And Wesley wins in Bilbao.


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One million of chess grandmasters…

China debuted in the Chess Olympiad in Buenos Aires (1978), where they ended in the 20th position, among fifty teams. Their first two boards were defended by Ye Jiangchuan and Liu Wenche, who soon became chess grandmasters. The … Read more


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Bobby Fischer, Spassky, Capablanca and Tal. The best anecdotes!


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Bobby Fischer reads the future to Tal…

In the big Bled tournament of 1961 gathered the best players of the time: Tal, Petrosian, Keres, Geller, Bobby Fischer, Gligoric…

In the opening ceremony, Bobby Fischer wanted to act as a fortune-teller and asked Tal for

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