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An unusual game

This game was really unusual.

First  – it was played with TD, who decided to play in order not to leave me without pair, because I already had a 1-point bye. 325 more words

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The art and power or relaxation~

Most would think chess is an extremely complex and difficult task.

Like anything else, it really depends on your approach.

Check out IM Aman Hambleton playing some high level chess. 95 more words

Reflections

The Cybis Porcelain Chess Set

One of the least-known porcelain works by the post-1950s Cybis studio was also perhaps their most unusual. This is the elaborate chess set that was first created during the 1970s, although there were actually three versions produced over the course of the next two decades. 2,068 more words

Beautiful Porcelain

Daily chess puzzle: Check Mate #57

Another puzzle from Dragoslav Andric’s 1981 book “Matni Udar”.

White to play and win

Duras v Olland, Karlsbad 1907

Solution

It would be a crime not to play the first two moves: or at least the first move: 1 R1d5! 61 more words

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