My new online program Endgame Studies starts on Sunday.
As an appetizer, you can download the 8 puzzles for the class!
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This and one other online program starts very shortly! Notice my generous discounts if you sign up for multiple programs!
Endgame Studies – starts on Sunday, April 26: PDF brochure with detailed information.
Complex Middlegames – starts on Monday, April 27: PDF brochure with detailed information.
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2 new online programs will start shortly:
Endgame Studies (April 26 and May 3-10-17)
Complex Middlegames (April 27 and May 4-11-18)
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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.
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There is still 3/4 left of the year. However, you can get the 2020 Chess Calendar for only 2/3 the price! We offer it for only $9.95 on our Amazon Store.
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My new online class is on 3 different levels, covering the grades 1-5 and beyond.
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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.
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The 2020 Chess Calendar by SILU Games is now available at the US Chess Federation Sales. The price is only $14.95, you can find it by clicking here
USCF Sales sell chess products world wide (137 countries) and also offers last minute savings up to 20%. Find more information on uscfsales.com
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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?
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Answer, Question #8: Vladimir Kramnik – Veselin Topalov, Elista. Kramnik won the playoff 3-1.
Question #9: When was the first time the World Championship match was played as a tournament with more than 2 players?
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