Monthly Archives: October 2010

Good Times

With the help of a friend, I was able to locate a photo I took with a familiar chess personality many years ago. This is me on the left sitting with the legendary 12th World Chess Champion Anatoly Karpov, the … Continue reading

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The Young Wave and Whether the Old Can Cope

It is no secret that teenagers and younger chess players seem to be improving boundlessly these days. As I am writing, the number 1 ranked player in the world is the Norwegian chess prodigy Magnus Carlsen. Carlsen is only 19 … Continue reading

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Kasparov’s American Gambit

In 1988, then World Champion Garry Kasparov, widely regarded as the strongest chess player in history, played a simul against elite US juniors. The footage from the event was transformed into a documentary called American Gambit. I enjoyed the documentary … Continue reading

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GP Chess Blog has moved!

This GeniusProphecy Chess Blog has moved to the following address: http://chess.geniusprophecy.com/blog/ Just as a reminder, the old address was: http://geniusprophecychess.blogspot.com/ As far as I can see, the move has transitioned smoothly. Subscribers do not need to take any action.

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