World Chess Championship Match 2018

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The biggest moment of every chess player is to play a World Chess Championship (WCC). In November 2018 is taking place this event in which the current World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen is facing his challenger Fabiano Caruana. Mikhail Tal, the 8th World Champion, was born on November 9th, 1936 in Riga. He probably would have been happy to know t...

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World Chess Championship Championship 2023

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How important is the World Championship Match? "It's important, but it's not everything, so I wouldn't overestimate that". by Ian Nepomniachtchi General Information The grand stage of the 2023 FIDE World Championship Match unfolded against the breathtaking backdrop of Astana, Kazakhstan, spanning from April 9th to May 1st. The esteemed affair ...

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World Chess Championship

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Unofficial WCC 1834–1886  Before 1886 there is no official World Chess Championship, but the strongest players of that era were considered Champions. They were: Ruy López de Segura – 1560 Gioachino Greco – 1623 François-André Danican Philidor (1755–1795) Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1821–1840) Official WCC 1886–1946  From 1886 on...

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GM Stelios Halkias: For Those Who'd Like to ROCK

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"Although I started chess late, I quickly managed to make up for lost time." by Stelios Halkias The Grandmaster Stelios Halkias opens his cards and he explains to us what you should do to be successful at chess! When someone starts learning chess he will cross with the story of the American World Champion Bobby Fischer, who started playing at the a...

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The Magician from Riga: Mikhail Tal

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 Mikhail Tal was Latvian grandmaster and the 8th World Chess Champion. He born at 1936 and passed away at 1992. Few months before he died he manage to win Gm Garry Kasparov in a blitz game! His strong points was the creativity, imagination, and aggressive chess style. We can say that his combinations was daring but all people around the world ...

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Emanuel Lasker's Wisdom: When Good Moves Aren't Enough

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In our discussion on chess strategy today, I'd like to introduce a rule that holds immense potential for improving your gameplay. When it comes to chess, you might excel in the opening phase of the game. You've learned various opening strategies and traps, and you've become proficient in navigating the initial moves. However, as you advance in your...

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Beast of Baku: Garry Kasparov

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Garry Kasparov is from Baku Azerbaijan and lives at the United States, Grandmaster, and former World Chess Champion. He was born on 13 April 1963 and his peak rating is 2851; achieved in 1999. One of his students, none other than GM Magnus Carlsen, managed to break his record after many years, in 2013.It is also impressive that Garry was ranked wor...

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Best Chess Players in the World

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A common question that comes into any begginer's mind is: How many players play chess in the world? According to various studies, 70% (!) of adults have played chess at some point in their lives. Chess players make up one of the largest communities in the world, numbering more than 605 million. Of course, no one can say for sure exactly how many pl...

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