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When listening chess most people tend to think about 2 relatively umsporting people sitting and playing for hours. While this might be true there are very rarely people in the world class who do not exercise. So let us take a look on the impacts of sport!
I decided to post one position per week, which is good for evaluation testing and training.
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Everyone was looking for the Carlsen-Caruana Match in London. Some were speculating, if Caruana would be able to keep his great shape. Other’s were hopimg that Carlsen would recover and play his best.
Alexander Chalifman gave an interview to Pogonina in 2010 and said something very interesting:
“The truth, as always, is in between. Without studying openings one will never become a GM, analyzing only openings is also silly. No matter what engines your are using during preparation, at some point you have to play on your own.”
Maybe you know some case of cheating in chess. Some players used to change the time on the clock, when it was mechanic. Others may have tried to change the place of their pieces and others tried to distract their opponent. Nowadays there are new and more subtile methods to cheat. By phone, bluethooth etc.
There are sharp openings with a lot of theory and quick wins are possible. Although they attract many people, they are very risky. That’s the reason i suggest a calm-looking ruy lopez, where you can get a small edge. You won’t win fast often, but with improving little by little you will win they games without too much risks.
Hi guys, after finishing exams I have a little break now. In this entry I want to present you the development of one of my pupils. And how he got 1700 fide rating.
2) 1.g3! Trapping the queen
3) 1.Nxf7! kxf7 2.Qxe6+ winning 2 pawns
5) 1.Bxf7+! Kxf7 2. Ng5+