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Chess is such a beautiful game played by millions of people worldwide. Many of us dream to be the best chess player of all time. Out of the many people who play this game, only a handful of them become the world’s elite. If you put this … 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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Chess and love: The Selimanov case. Discover the incredible story.


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Chess and love…

Sometimes chess and love are connected. In 1957, North American William Lombardy won the World Junior Championship with an impressive 100% score – 11 out of 11! Following him, the German and Dutch players, Matthias Gerusel and Lex Jongsma respectively were also classified. The … Read more


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Chess tempos and the USSR. Discover 3 interesting anecdotes!


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The chess tempos are the turns of each player in a chess game. They are very important, inside and outside of the game. Here there are some anecdotes about them.

A chess player president…

The first president of the Baltic country of Lithuania, after its … Read more


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Chess team: The USSR in the Olympics (I). Discover the story!


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The Soviet chess team…

In the summer of 1952, there was much nervousness in the Soviet chess team. The Kremlin had announced that they were seriously considering their participation for the first time, in the Olympics. (Not only in chess, as the same year, also … Read more


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