Errare humanum est
Close the door to all the mistakes, and the truth cannot enter R. Tagore Every person has a tendency to make mistakes, but persistence in error is peculiar only to…

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Errare humanum est
Close the door to all the mistakes, and the truth cannot enter R. Tagore Every person has a tendency to make mistakes, but persistence in error is peculiar only to…

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How many games are played in chess
The time to think about the next move is limited and is fixed by a chess clock. But despite this, each game can last an unlimited amount of time and…

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Little-known facts about the 8-time winner of the World Chess Olympiads

In the days of the USSR, his name was well known to every student, and recently, almost nothing is known about him – after he moved from Russia to America. What made him make such a decision, what secrets he kept for many years and other little-known facts – further in the review.

The real name of the chess player is Harry Weinstein. His father was of Jewish origin, and his mother was of Armenian origin, so his nationality has caused controversy more than once. Until the age of 11, Harry bore the name of his father, and then his mother, frightened by the growing anti-Semitic sentiments in the USSR, insisted that her son take her name. His parents worked as engineers in Baku, and were also seriously fond of chess. At the age of 5, Harry helped his father solve a chess study – then Continue reading

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Chess Challengers Tournament
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