A student of mine is involved with chess charity and raising money for children’s causes. Please spread the word about the upcoming tournament on October 15 and chess4charity.org in general. From the organizers, I have received the following:
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A couple of weeks ago, I decided to take part in a brain study for chess players. Since my live-presentation in San Francisco, I have been eager to learn more on this interesting subject, and this was a chance to get knowledge first hand, and also connect with people who has genuine knowledge in the area. The brain scan took place at Stony Brooks University, Long Island. Continue reading “Brain Imaging Study”
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The 21st World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics was held July 23-27 in San Francisco, California. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) only arranges this congress every 4th year, whereas the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has an annual congress. My wife wanted to attend the congress, so we planned 9 days in San Francisco and California, business and pleasure.
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This position arose in Lund – Yedidia, New York International 2017 (8). The game contains interesting DEB material as well as typical N vs. B endgame ideas.
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The work on Sharp Endgames is moving forward, and Quality Chess has added a description on their homepage. The book is to be released later this summer.
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I have made a general overhaul of the blog. As things change in New York (move forward), my priorities change too.
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In the upcoming weekend I will once again leave for New Jersey to participate in the Chessanity Masters. 4 rounds in 2 days, and the tournament this time is bigger, and the field stronger. 5 GM’s so far have signed up, with yours truly as 10th seed.
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My coming book on Sharp Endgames will be published later this year on Quality Chess. Danish GM Lars Bo Hansen has written an excellent foreword that does the book justice. You can read it here.
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Our new logo. Photo by Lu Mu
I have updated the blog with detailed information about the training program that FM/FT Carsten Hansen and I are running together.
You can also visit the homepage directly here. Notice that the 2nd round of the program starts on June 4th, with a discount available for early bird registration (before May 15th).
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The Danish Championship is ongoing with the 5th round being played today. Mads Andersen looks like the clear favorite and is also leading the table with ½ point – this young GM is a complete player and is set to cross the 2600 barrier at some point.
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