Sharp Endgames Book Presentation
On December 5th 2017, I will present my recent book Sharp Endgames at the Marshall Chess Club in New York. The lecture starts at 7pm, and ends with book signing and sale. See detailed information in the attached brochure.
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Sharp Endgames was published by Quality Chess (Europe) on November 2nd, 2017. Getting the book in the US is slightly harder due to the delivery costs, but here is a few suggestions if you do not want to wait until January 7th, 2018 (Amazon.com):
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My latest volume was released on November 2nd from Quality Chess, and the first review is out there. Well, not really a complete review, more a quick summary for potential buyers. From Sjakkbutikken.no:
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White to move: M. Liburkin 1935
Update: A lower rating level of 1500+ has been added to the quiz description!
Solution to the diagram can be found at the end of the blog post.
I have created an entertaining and educational chess quiz with 5 different types of exercises, lasting approximately 2½ hours in a team competition setting. Ideal for a fun evening at the chess club!
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The latest news about Sharp Endgames – my coming book for Quality Chess – is that it will hit the book stores on November 1.
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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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