European Chess Championship - history, facts, heroes
European Chess Championship - an international tournament held by the European Chess Union. The first championship was held in 2000, and is now held annually. In addition to the fact…

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Fancy chess
Chess is an amazing logic game, the popularity of which has not faded away for several millennia. The history of chess goes deep into the centuries, but even such a…

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The history of chess - who invented and how chess came about
One of the most ancient and fascinating games is chess. It is known anywhere in the world, so there are dozens of variations in the world. This is not just…

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Alexandra Botez – the perfect blend of beauty and intelligence

Alexandra Botez (born Alexandra Botez; September 24, 1995, Dallas, Texas, USA) – Canadian-American chess player, FIDE master of women (WFM).

Chess player Alexandra Botez
Alexandra Botez

Family and chess career
Alexandra Botez of Romanian descent. Born in the USA. Grew up in the close-knit Romanian community of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

She started playing chess at the age of 6 years. According to Alexandra, it all started with a bet:

When I was six years old, my father bet with his mother. He told her that after two weeks of teaching me how to play chess, I could defeat her. The appointed time has come, and I won the game. My mom must Continue reading

“How to learn openings”
Perhaps there is no such a chess lover who would not want to learn how to play better, would not seek to get rid of the flaws in his game.…

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“How to learn openings”
Perhaps there is no such a chess lover who would not want to learn how to play better, would not seek to get rid of the flaws in his game.…

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“Calculation of options”
During tournament and match games, a chess player only in rare, exceptional cases performs a combination, more often he analyzes the positions and evaluates them, after which he draws up…

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