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CRO stends for Croatia and 7+7+7 are winning cards.


Chess has all the qualities of a complex system:

1) the abundance of elements,

2) hierarchy,

3) there is a so-called "chaos zone" where it is impossible, in principle, to predict the direction that the system would develop in certain positions. (These are positions in which human intuition is the best recipe).


„As a rule, typical middlegame positions are closely associated with a specific opening variation, so that to study them is to study the opening at the same time.

The best method of studying typical middlegame positions is to select appropriate games and analyse the plans (the tactical and strategic precepts and ideas) employed in them.“ (Mark Dvoretsky) Full Member

   cro777 has kibitzed 6514 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Dec-21-14 Wesley So (replies)
cro777: <pinoymaster77: Noted on the Wesleyan chess playing style - how would one describe it, there was earlier post na tends to be closer to Anand's? Personally, I think its still evolving and under development.> Of course, Wesley's playing style is still evolving, but it is unique, ...
   Dec-19-14 Viswanathan Anand (replies)
cro777: Anand is preparing to play more tournaments in the coming year after a decent performance in 2014. "I will be playing more tournaments in general. My focus is really shifting to tournaments." Anand's next big tournament is the Zurich Chess Challenge 2015 with Caruana, Aronian, ...
   Dec-18-14 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
cro777: <PaulBl: If I'm right Magnus' next chess appearance will be in the Tata tournament next January. Any ideas what he is doing until then?> Carlsen is ready for two big tournaments this winter: The 77th Tata Steel Chess Tournament: 9 - 25 January 2015 in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands.
   Dec-16-14 ChessBookForum chessforum (replies)
cro777: Wonderful Winawer according to Moskalenko. <Viktor Moskalenko: The Wonderful Winawer: Strategic Ideas and Surprise Weapons for Dynamic Chess Players (New in Chess, 2010)> This book covers the entire spectrum of the Winawer , but of course Moskalenko has his own preferences. ...
   Dec-16-14 truefriends chessforum (replies)
   Dec-15-14 Pavel Maletin
cro777: Maletin is also the 2014 Rapid Grand Prix champion. The final tournament Rapid Grand Prix of Russia 2014, was played on 13-16th December in Rostov-on-Don. 16 players, who scored most points in the Grand Prix rapid events throughout the year, participated in a knock-out tournament ...
   Dec-13-14 Fabiano Caruana (replies)
cro777: Kenneth Rogoff, a Harvard economics professor and grandmaster, called Caruana's game “Shakespearean,” explaining that Fabiano is harnessing ideas that are available to any player and elevating them to a level surpassing poetry. “He does things that any player can understand, but does
   Dec-13-14 Adams vs Kramnik, 2014 (replies)
cro777: Kramnik: "Yes, I saw that after 40.f6 I had nothing to hope for..." [DIAGRAM] 40.f6 Rf1 41.Rh3 d3 42.Rxd3 Re1 43.Rd2 Rf1 44.e6 In time trouble Adam missed that after 40.c5? bxc5 41.Kxc5 Re4 42.Kd5 Kramnik had 42...Re3!
   Dec-10-14 Vladimir Kramnik (replies)
cro777: Vladimir Kramnik: "Computers are not killing chess, but they're making our life more difficult. I’ve got a computer database of 10 million games, but I just threw it away because you waste all your time checking these games." (
   Dec-08-14 Anish Giri (replies)
cro777: Anish Giri: "Finally got to the live board in the 5th game ... finished second in the London rapid, beat some juicy opponents, lost to the winner Hikaru and won a bunch of rating."
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