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Pinoy chess team gears up for February Moscow meet

source: Emil C. Noguera | manilatimes.netSix members of the national chess team led by Grandmaster (GM) John Paul Gomez will be seeing action in the 2011 Aeroflot Open chess championship from February 7 to 18 in Moscow, Russia.Gomez, fresh from placing third in the 1st HD Bank Chess Championships in Vietnam, will be joined by [...]

By |January 12th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Pinoy chess team gears up for February Moscow meet

Inside chess masters' minds

What's it take to be great? Perhaps the best overall statement is to be found in a small book published in Moscow in 1926: "The Psychology of Chess Play" by D'yakov, Petrovsky and Rudik. A summary - my own source for the material - is provided in "Soviet Chess" by D.J. Richards, Oxford, 1965. The [...]

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On Chess: Standouts talentedbut not amazingly so

Perhaps the best overall statement on the psychology of the chess player is found in a small book published in Moscow in 1926: The Psychology of Chess Play by D'yakov, Petrovsky and Rudik. A summary is provided in the 1965 book Soviet Chess by D.J. Richards. The object of a study cited in both books [...]

By |December 25th, 2010|news|Comments Off on On Chess: Standouts talentedbut not amazingly so

ON CHESS Standouts talentedbut not amazingly so

Perhaps the best overall statement on the psychology of the chess player is found in a small book published in Moscow in 1926: The Psychology of Chess Play by D'yakov, Petrovsky and Rudik. A summary is provided in the 1965 book Soviet Chess by D.J. Richards. The object of a study cited in both books [...]

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