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Does FischerRandom / Chess960 ever have a chance of supplanting regular chess?

Posted on November 24, 2011 by William in General Chess Articles

Chess960 Videos Chess960 Articles Fischer was a pioneer in realizing that standard chess was becoming too over studied and theory oriented and that Fischer Random would bring the dawn of a new era in Chess. I can only speculate that many players from the club level all the way up to the 2800+ super GM’s wish to see a day where Chess960 becomes the norm for chess tournaments. One can’t deny that the amount of high […]

Women’s Chess World Championship 2011

Posted on November 23, 2011 by William in All Articles w/ Videos, Strategy & Game Review, Tournament Updates

The Women’s Chess World Championship 2011 has featured a very high level of chess between two very determined and prepared opponents. 24 year old Indian Grandmaster Humpy Koneru is the second female player ever to break the 2600 FIDE mark, and is the second highest rated female player in the world today at 2600 FIDE (to Judit Polgar in both cases). Koneru is a fierce attacking player whose game maintains an excellent level of opening preparation and endgame […]

Chess and Business Analysis – The 80/20 Rule

Posted on November 23, 2011 by chesscreator in Beginner’s Corner, General Chess Articles

In this special article Stephen Jones, an accounting, marketing and e-business specialist, will explain what the 80/20 rule is and how to apply it to chess. As many of you have known I often mention the 80/20 rule that I learned in business school during my video analyses of games and I think it’s one of the many ways you can apply business knowledge to your chess game. I feel this article is very complimentary […]

Tal Memorial 2011 – Half-Time Report

Posted on November 22, 2011 by William in All Articles w/ Videos, Tournament Updates

The 2011 Tal Memorial Chess Tournament gotten off to a slow start, with 10 of the world’s best chess players playing it safe in the first half of the tournament. After 5 rounds, none of these elite chess grandmasters were able to break away as there is currently a 4-way tie for first at 3/5. (Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, and Ian Nepomniachtchi). Magnus Carlsen continues to impress by how easily he makes it […]

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