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#Chess Lesson Worth Sharing: Carlsen vs. Xiangzhi 2017 FIDE World Cup

One of my favorite jazz artists, Charles Mingus once said, “Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” In chess, it is quite common for the more confident player to add complications to the position in order to allow him/her more opportunities to prove superior skill. 199 more words

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Triple Exclam!!! The Life and Games of Emory Tate, Chess Warrior (Special Offer)


This is a limited time offer to own or gift a hardbound copy of “Triple Exclam!!! The Life and Games of Emory Tate, Chess Warrior.” Dr. 127 more words

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Fremont Back to School Chess Camp


The Torres Chess and Music Academy is pleased to announce a three day Back to School Chess Camp designed to produce rapid improvement in your child’s chess abilities. 181 more words

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The Fried Morra Attack

Sometimes in chess themes from one opening can directly apply to another seemingly unrelated system. Below is a game in which I tried to play a Smith-Morra Gambit but after black plays an early e5 the game takes on a Fried Liver flavor. 500 more words

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Book a Chess Camp in Your Own Home!


This is an exclusive invitation to have your children spend a week or weekend with some of California’s most popular chess coaches in the comfort of your own home. 125 more words

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TCAMA Summer Chess Camps - The Best Value in the Bay Area

At the Torres Chess and Music Academy we pride ourselves in providing truly inspiring chess experiences for the lowest price possible. This year’s San Jose Summer Chess Camp will feature instruction from: 94 more words

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#Chess Game Worth Sharing 

Here is the game which the position from last night’s puzzle originated from. All in all, a fine miniature against the Philidor Defense, Hanham Variation (C41 – Philidor, Hanham variation: 1. 55 more words

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