I have started new online classes, you can find more information on these blog pages and in the PDF brochures:
Interesting Endgames – ONGOING, in cooperation with the Marshall Chess Club. I will most likely expand with 4 new classes beginning from Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7-9pm (Eastern Time).Download the PDF brochure where you can find a detailed description of the 4 classes.
9 players have registered for the IM tournament in Canada from February 19-23, so the organizers are still looking for one more norm seeker. All 3 IM’s are in place, myself included. You can find more details about the tournament here.
Answer, Question #9: Hague/Moscow 1948. 4 players competed: Paul Keres, Samuel Reshevsky, Max Euwe and Mikhail Botvinnik. Botvinnik became world champion.
Question #10: One
time, the winner of the Candidates Final was crowned world champion as the
reigning world champion did not show up to defend his title. Who became world
champion like that, when was it, and who did he beat in the Candidates Final?