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Chess for a Cause

by • May 20, 2017 • Featured, FeaturesComments (0)76

By Anuhya Tadepalli There hasn’t been a better time than now to bring Chess to relieve age-related mental health issues in a rapidly-aging America. The world’s population is aging at a fast pace. Between 2015 and 2050, the global population of people aged 65 and older is expected to increase from 900 million to 2 billion. [&hellip...

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Endgame study time!

May 12, 2017 • Featured, Features328

By Davide Nastasio The idea for this article came during the night. As always, the purpose is to improve our visualization skills, our calculation power, and, of course, be ready to be surprised and awed by how chess seems difficult and easy at the same...

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Review: The English, by David Cummings

May 12, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board505

2016, 399 pages Everyman Chess By Davide Nastasio I learned the English using 2 DVDs by GM Williams for Chessbase around 2 years ago.       I tried it for 6 months, nearly a year in various tournaments, but the results were definitely bad. I...

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AIKIDO CHESS!

May 12, 2017 • Featured, Features421

By Davide Nastasio For kids Santa comes on Christmas. But for me Christmas happens nearly every Monday with the Deal of the Week!  Chessbase wants to get rid of some old stuff, and they mark it half price! So a DVD which costs $29 is sold for $12-13. What is...

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Northview High “Titans” Take 2017 Georgia HS Chess Team Title: Walton Streak Ends at Three

May 5, 2017 • Featured, Features, News, Scholastics, Tournament Results, Tournaments148

By Ted Wieber     Twenty-six student teams from a 24 different high schools competed at this annual state team-format chess championship held on Saturday, March 25th at Emory University. The Georgia Chess Association (GCA), the official state...

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Georgia Scholastic Invitational Championship 2017

May 1, 2017 • Featured, Features, Rankings, Scholastics, Tournament Results, Tournaments184

By Laura Doman  Georgia’s top scholastic players converged on the Iron Yard in downtown Atlanta on April 22-23 in a “best of the best” competition for state title championships.  Based on their published US Chess Federation ratings, students were...

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Winning With the Slow (but Venomous) Italian, by Karsten Müller and Georgios Souleidis

May 1, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board565

New in Chess 2016, 234 pages By Davide Nastasio I was a 1.e4 player, and I switched to 1.d4 because I couldn’t keep up with the amount of theory one had to learn. However, lately I noticed a young future IM (he is already over 2400, and just need to...

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Review: The Stonewall Dutch: a fighting repertoire against 1.d4, by Erwin L’Ami

May 1, 2017 • Booked Up, Featured, Features, Top Board294

By Davide Nastasio Foreword: I realized this review has become more similar to a theoretical article. The reason is simple: If one is serious about playing the Stonewall Dutch, he or she must consider the homework which comes with learning this quite...

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Endgame Fundamentals: Chess Quotes

May 1, 2017 • Endgame Fundamentals, Featured, Features, Top Board152

By Donny Gray A while back I did an article on quotes by world champions.  They mostly were serious quotes on how to play better; however, not all chess quotes are helpful. Some of the following quotes are very helpful and thoughtful, while others are...

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Summer 2017 Chess Camps

April 27, 2017 • Featured, Features, News, News, Scholastics156

By Laura Doman Looking to help your child keep his hard-won chess skills sharp over the summer?  Check out these chess camps, Summer 2017 Chess Camps, as well as the Scholastic tournaments that will be posted on the GCA calendar throughout the summer...