Chess event – 1,000 bullet games for Breast Cancer foundation
Posted on February 11, 2012 by chesscreator in General Chess Articles
What is this chess event all about? On 17 Feb 12 at 6pm EST (c. midnight CET) , something amazing is happening in the world of online chess. One man, Bryan Bailey, a 20-year old student at University of Maryland, is planning to play 1,000 consecutive 1-minute bullet games – to raise money for, and awareness of, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The event will be streamed live, via twitch.tv/goose0202 and, if every game lasts […]

Aeroflot Chess 2012
Posted on February 10, 2012 by William in All Articles w/ Videos, Tournament Updates
The 2012 Aeroflot Open Chess Tournament has featured some incredibly creative chess, as many of the participants are very close to making it into the next level of Super-Grandmaster and are looking for a break-out performance. Aeroflot Chess 2012 does feature a handful of 2700+ players, most notably Evgeny Tomashevsky, Fabiano Caruana, Quang Liem Le (winner of Aeroflot Chess 2011), Francisco Vallejo-Pons, Baadur Jobava, and Krishnan Sasikiran. For the most part, the aforementioned group represents […]

The Importance of Sacrifices in Chess
Posted on February 9, 2012 by William in General Chess Articles, Strategy & Game Review
The sacrifice in chess is exactly what has made this game so popular in the last few hundred years. From the early tactical masterpieces of Paul Morphy to the almost uncontrolled aggression of Mikhail Tal and the sheer insanity created by Alexey Shirov, games with incredible sacrifices have always been considered more attractive. For this article, I’ve decided to present a few critical positions from a recent game between two of the youngest Super-Grandmasters in […]

Applying Chess Principles to Business: The Decision-Making Process
Posted on February 8, 2012 by William in General Chess Articles
One of the ways that I justify spending so much time on chess is by coming up with ways that it improves other useful skills and facets of my life. In previous articles on the SWOT Analysis and the 80/20 Rule, I discussed how business principles can apply to chess. Here I will do the opposite, explaining how common processes in chess can be applied to improving your skills in business. Aside from contributing to […]

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