Chess For Peace ,Love And Tolerance.

الشطرنج من أجل السلام و الحب و التسامح


Sunday, November 28, 2010

Super Chess Grandmaster\Varuzhan Akobian Gets Married :Congratulations !

 Super Georgian Chess Grandmaster\Varuzhan Akobian  (born November 19, 1983 in Yerevan, Armenia) entered the golden cage of marriage .Congratulations to the wonderful couple !
Varuzhan Akobian  is an Armenian-American Grandmaster of chess, originally from Armenia, who now resides in Los Angeles.He became an International Master at age 16. In 2001, he moved to the United States and one week after his 20th birthday in November, 2003, earned the title of Grandmaster.Akobian won the World Open tournament in Philadelphia on three separate occasions; he shared first place in 2002 and won it outright in 2004 and 2007. In 2006 he tied for first in the San Marino tournament with a performance rating of 2796...(

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Chess Grandmaster\Jiri Lechtynsky Celebrates His Birthday !


GM\Jiri Lechtynsky born 1947 in Czechoslovakia was awarded the GM title in 1982. In tournaments he was 1st= at Halle 1981 and 2nd at the Budapest Open of 1985...(
I wish GM\ Lechtynsky a very Happy Birhday ! 
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

A Tribute To The Soul Of The Legendary 35th U.S. President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

On November 22, 1963, the USA and the world lost one of the greatest leaders -of all time-in the history of mankind ...the legendary and late U.S. president John Kennedy who was assassinated  in Dallas, Texas while riding with his wife Jacqueline in a Presidential motorcade.
God bless your soul Mr.President ...Rest in peace my hero
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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Chess Genius Grandmaster \Levon Aronian Has Deservedly Won The World Blitz Championship 2010

 The VI World Blitz Championship 2010 which took place in Moscow ,Russia from 16th-18th November 2010 has ended with a huge success .Top elite and Super chess Grandmaster\Levon Aronian -who is considered one of the best chess players in the world-has deservedly won the tournament with a score of 24.5/38 points as he clinched the title with a round to spare.GM\Temour Radjabov won the silver medal with 24 points and further half point clear of defending champion GM\Magnus Carlsen.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

American Chess Grandmaster\Larry Evans Has Passed Away

Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an American chess grandmaster and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times...FIDE awarded Evans the titles of International Master (1952) and International Grandmaster (1957). In 1956 the U.S. State Department appointed him a "chess ambassador"....(
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Warm Greetings to all Muslims All Over The World On The Occasion Of The Greater Bairam Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īdu l-’Aḍḥā) or "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid"

I want to send warm greetings to all Muslims and Muslim communities all over the world on the occasion of The Greater Bairam -The Blessed Eid Al-Adha -
كل عام و الأخوة المسلمون بكل مكان بخير و سعادة بمناسبة عيد الأضحى المبارك  ...كل عام و بلدنا الغالي مصر قيادةٌ و شعباً بخير
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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Missed Brilliancy Prizes !

In the famous book 'Attack and Defence' The fifth and final session from the world-famous chess school by IM\Mark Dvoretsky and GM\Artur Yusupov which I personally recommend for every advanced chess player ;GM\Yusupov wrote a complete chapter about "Missed Brilliancy Prizes" which revealed some aspects of his personal qualities (especially the humor ones)and his great skills both as a great chess player and a trainer.
The game actually ended in a draw after : 22)Bh7+ Kh8   23)Bg6+ Kg8 ....etc but in the diagram on the right White had a forced win .How ?

Friday, November 12, 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010

A Must To Know Chess Endgame !

White To Move Wins ; Black To Move Wins !
How ?
Source : Pandolfini's Endgame Course

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Young Chess Kings And Queens Are Crowned In The Closing Ceremony Of The 2010 WYCC In Porto Carras ,Greece

The 2010 World Youth Chess Championships in Porto Carras ,Greece Concluded successfully with a beautiful and elegant closing ceremony in the packed Olympic Hall.The closing ceremony was attended by the members of the Organizing Committee and the General Manager of the Porto Carras resort.
The winners in the open section were :
(U-8) years Gadimbayli Abdulla Azar from Azerbaijan won (over 124 players) with 9.5 points ,(U-10)years Cao Jason from Canada won (over 156 players) with 9 points ;(U-12)years Wei Yi from China won (over 156 players) with 9.5 points ;(U-14)years Izzat Kanan Azar from Azerbaijan won (over 128 players) with 9 points ; (U-16)years Dragun Kamil from Poland won (over 140 players) with 8.5 points ;(U-18)years GM\Zierk Steven C (deservedly earned the grandmaster title during the tournament) from USA won (over 110 players) with 9.5 points.
In the Girls section :(U-8)years Li Yunshan from China won (over 80 players) with 10.5 points ;(U-10)years WFM\Nominerdene Davaademberel from Mongolia won (over 104 players) with 9 points ;(U-12)years Osmak Iulija from Ukraine won (over 119 players) with 9 points ;(U-14) years WFM\Saduakassova Dinara from Kazakhstan won (over 98 players) with 9 points ; (U-16)years WIM\Ziaziulkina Nastassia from Belarus won (over 96 players) with 8.5 points ; (U-18)years WIM\Kazimova Narmin Nizami from Azerbaijan won (over 72 players) with 9 points.
Also a total of 15 young youth have earned the title norms as follows:
GM Norm:Steven Zierk (Open U18);IM Norms:Liu Chang (Open U16),Arribas Lopez Angel, Pouya Idani, Mammadov Ayaz Arzu, Kambez Nuri, Vladimir Belous, Dmitriy Danilenko and Anwesh Upadhyaya (Open U18);WIM Norms:Anja Schulz (Girls U16),Bhakti Kulkarni, Lanita Stetsko, Anastasiya Rakhmangulova, Klaudia Kulon and Zoi Iordanidou (Girls U18).
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Congratulations to all !