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Blog has moved

My blog has moved to a newly designed homepage. I apologise for any inconvenience this may cause readers. The homepage has been crafted to make it easier for less web-savvy visitors to navigate through the many areas of my website. … Continue reading

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Chess in Food Terms and Other New Articles

The new page Food and Diet Model breaks down different aspects of chess improvement and training in terms of food and digestion. The article was written to outline different areas of chess in more detail. Grandmaster Maurice Ashley is an … Continue reading

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Chess Parenting and the ‘Never Say Die’ Strategy

Chess Parenting 101 discusses some important points if a parent is considering shifting their child into chess. ‘Never Say Die‘ is a strategy used in chess that is a trademark of legendary fighters. Note: If you use Windows 7, you … Continue reading

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The Two Types of Chess Player

Highs and lows in chess are common. Like artists, we have have streaks of brilliance and misery. Simply look at my 5-minute rating changes in the last three years – it is like a stockmarket. It is how a person … Continue reading

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Unification is achieved!

People often ask me why the world’s highest ranked player is not also the world champion. Normally I have to tediously go through how they have qualification tournaments followed a one-on-one match between champion and challenger, and how the world’s … Continue reading

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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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Greatest Chess Performances

I have added a new section to the homepage called ‘Greatest Chess Performances‘. It is split into two subheadings – ‘Greatest of All Time’ and ‘Greatest Modern Performances’, the latter which I am yet to fully compile. So far, there … Continue reading

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