Chess - how is the game useful and what does it develop?
The human brain is no different from our body and is capable of mental training and building “mental muscles”. Chess in this case is a universal simulator, which has no…

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A bit about checkers and again about chess
“In life, chess and checkers you need to think for a long time, to make a quick decision " There is a legend: in ancient times, the king of France,…

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Attention Exercises
Concentration in chess is no less important than in boxing - loss of concentration is fraught with rapid defeat. Here's what it says about concentration on Wikipedia: Concentration of attention…

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moves ahead

Sally Landau and Mikhail Tal: And at night he taught her to play chess …

He could play blindly on ten chessboards, not recording anything and memorizing his every move, while at the same time accurately calculating the opponent’s moves ahead. Mikhail Tal was a winner in life, bursting into the chess world like ball lightning. For him, there were no authorities and measured chess. His victims on the chessboard were inexplicable, and the traps he set up led to victory after victory. But there was in his life the most important and longest game that he lost. Mikhail Tal could not beat the beauty Sally Landau in a life tournament.

At the crossroads of two worlds
They met in the most chic restaurant “Astoria” in Riga at the New Year’s Eve. Sasha Zamchuk, a fan of 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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Lonely genius
If a person has advanced in any field and has surpassed fate, then we should expect that she will prevail in something else. Great people are almost always cruelly suffering…

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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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