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Bent Larsen passes away at 75

The well-known Danish Grandmaster Jørgen Bent Larsen (1935-2010) passed away on the 12th of September 2010 after a short illness at the age of 75. Born in Tilsted (near Thisted), Denmark, he is considered to be the strongest chess player … Continue reading

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Reasons for Playing Chess

In a time of growing uncertainty, I have recently pondered my own motivations for playing chess. After delving to the edge of human knowledge (just kidding!), I have come to better appreciate the royal game we play. The reasons one … Continue reading

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Yes, chess is a sport

Of course chess is a sport, what were you worried about? It is easy to argue chess as a mind sport, but people are often doubtful to call chess a full-fledged sport. However, the skeptics can be silenced when you … Continue reading

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A new elusive chess engine

A new free chess engine called Houdini (version 1.03a) has purportedly overtaken Deep Rybka 4 in playing strength! The IPON rating list places Houdini first in front of several big names like Rybka, Stockfish and Naum. Houdini borrows many ideas … Continue reading

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Age is no barrier!

I recently read this paragraph that English Grandmaster Nigel Davies (aged 50) wrote: “Perhaps this… has led to the belief that it is impossible for someone to improve their chess after a certain age. Frankly, I believe this view is … Continue reading

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New Chess Ebook!

I have released an ebook called Opening Repertoire Suggestions in PDF format. This is a completely overhauled, revised and updated version of my original “Opening Repertoire Suggestions” article on the GP Chess Website. I present two opening repertoires. One for … Continue reading

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Video Vault Sample

Here is a sample to my new Chess Openings Video Vault.Nimzo-Indian Defense (Part I): If you are viewing this by email, click here to see the sample video.

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Chess Openings Video Vault

The Chess Openings Video Vault is an exciting new product offered at GeniusProphecy Chess. It is a collection of videos and files providing helpful summaries of a range of chess openings. Click here for more information on the Chess Openings … Continue reading

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Chess-boxing

Chess-boxing is a trendy new hybrid sport involving alternating rounds of chess and boxing. The creative idea has attracted much attention in Europe. It is excellent that a byproduct of the new sport is to create more awareness of normal … Continue reading

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Chess Questions

I have created a new page for Frequently Asked Chess Questions. I will add to this question bank over time. I have already compiled two common questions: Why is chess so attractive? When I was taking a look at the … Continue reading

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