Archive for September, 2007

Black to play and win!

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Tactics Laboratory #8

White to play and win!

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The 2007 World Chess Championship has begun! The games started today and from all indications the games have started off with a fighting spirit… despite the draws. The field is as follows: Participants Viswanathan Anand (India 2792) Vladimir Kramnik (Russia 2769) Alexander Morozevich (Russia 2758) Peter Leko (Hungary 2751) Levon Aronian (Armenia 2750) Peter Svidler (Russia 2735) Boris […]

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Save the date and register today for the “Yes, I Play Chess!” Events for Girls and Women. The intention is to teach girls and women to play chess. All are welcome to attend. The first “Yes, I Play Chess!” event will be Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the YWCA National Capital area located at 624 […]

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Get In the Game… Heads up! Pants up! Grades Up! 50 vs. 1 Chess simultaneous exhibition Orrin HudsonBeSomeone, Inc. When: Saturday, September 15, 2007, 12 noon to 5:00 PM. Also Sunday, September 16, 2007 1:00 to 5:00. Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Building C near Northside Drive, Exhibit Hall C1-C3, 285 Andrew Young International Boulevard, […]

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IM Robert Gwaze (Zimbabwe) and WIM Mona Khaled (Egypt) are crowned as the 2007 African Champions in Winhoek, Namibia. FIDE Vice-President Lewis Ncube offers official congratulations. Photo courtesy of Namibian Chess Federation. Zimbabwe’s National Anthem     |     Egypt’s National Anthem

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China in the process of crushing the UK in the Liverpool Chess Match. Photo from liverpoolchessinternational.co.uk. China has been on the fast track to success over the past two decades. Having boasted held the Women Chess title on four different occasions (Xie Jun – twice, Zhu Chen, Yuhua Xu). They also have current stars in Zhao […]

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Tactics Laboratory #7

White is of course winning, but wants to finish the game quickly. How did he do it?  White to play and win… quickly! 😉

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On last December 3rd, I wrote a story about Robert Gwaze’s participation in a chess camp in Malaysia. An organizer from Malaysia sent me a clip which was posted on YouTube. I added the link to the story, but I wanted to share it with you here. I believe it was FIDE’s Ignatius Leong who told me Gwaze was in Singapore […]

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Tactics Laboratory #6

Henneberger-Bernstein Zurich, 1934 White to play and win!  

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