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Sasha Starr interviews Jim Eade, they discuss Steinitz,

Jim and Sasha discuss a famous game between Chess World Champion Wilhelm Steinitz and Curt von Bardeleben at Hastings 1895, which ends in a startling mating attack by Steinitz. Afterwards they play a live game online with each other. Then Jim talks about meeting Victor Korchnoi and Boris Spassky, and

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7 time Champion Grandmaster Irina Krush discusses recovery from COVID-19, plays a few live games in video interview with Sasha Starr, Jim Eade and Alexi Shirov

Sasha Starr, joined by Jim Eade, interview special guest Chess Grandmaster Irina Krush, 7 time US Women’s Champion. In the interview, Irina discusses in detail her ordeal of contracting and beginning to recover from COVID-19. She shares her experience dealing with the lack of answers the medical community were providing,

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Why are there so few female chess players in the top 100?

As of this writing, there is only one female among the top 100 players as recognized by FIDE, the international governing body of chess. That woman is Yifan Hou (pictured) , who currently is rated at 2658 FIDE and is ranked number 84th among all FIDE ranked players. “… we

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Links to useful sites

The Mechanics Institute: The Chess room at the Mechanics’ Institute was established in 1854.  The Institute was founded to assist with the development and study of the Mechanical Arts.  It was a pressing need following the gold rush of that time. Chess was considered an integral part of the establishment

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7 time Champion Grandmaster Irina Krush discusses recovery from COVID-19, plays a few live games in video interview with Sasha Starr, Jim Eade and Alexi Shirov

Sasha Starr, joined by Jim Eade, interview special guest Chess Grandmaster Irina Krush, 7 time US Women’s Champion. In the interview, Irina discusses in detail her ordeal of contracting and beginning to recover from COVID-19. She shares her experience dealing with the lack of answers the medical community were providing,

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