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Carlsen, Nakamura defends title at Tata Steel and Gibraltar Masters

78th Tata Steel Standings final standings

1 – GM Magnus Carlsen 9/13
2 – 3 – GM Ding Liren, GM Fabiano Caruana 8/13
4 – 6 – GM Anish Giri, GM Wesley So, GM Pavel Eljanov 7/13… 1,594 more words


3D Printed Chess Robot Gripper

After a long hiatus of Robotics activities I am starting a new project: A Chess Playing Robot.

As a logical step up of the Tic Tac Toe Playing Robotic Arm… 452 more words


Chess Tournament - Salt Lake City, UT

If you want to know where all the Asian kids in Utah were this Saturday morning, I’m pretty sure they were all at the Dilworth Chess Tournament in Salt Lake City. 688 more words

Salt Lake City Adventures

Open Sicilian

I played this game last week, on Thursday. I had White and went for an Open Sicilian, don’t remember the last time I played it. 119 more words


2015 Little Summary and New Goals for 2016!

As you have probably already read on my blog 2015 was a very successful year for me. I gained more than 100 ELO points, just like in the old good days when I was very young :) I also managed to play quite many games (almost 80). 200 more words


Don's Pick of Comic Classics

Aries –  Everyone needs attention and a hug.  There are those around you that seem to need it more than others but the commitment to exercise it’s value in our social lives causes us to refrain from doing so. 141 more words


It's Your Move: daily chess puzzle #253

Black to play and win

Almgren v Burger, California 1969


Quite difficult, since the pieces are spread out and placed unusually. In Teschner’s book, we are told the strange fact that Black mistakenly touched his Rg8: so, the move has to be a rook move. 85 more words