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Faces To Names

Oh, what a feeling putting faces to names! This past October, one of our founders, Alessandro Migliuolo, traveled to Buenos Aires to do just that with ChessGuides’ Argentinian contingent. Why Argentina and Buenos Aires? The story starts with ChessGuides in total infancy, building the team that will ultimately bring chess to more children worldwide. Flashback …

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Aleksandar Tomić Earns IM Title

October 2022 Joy in Montenegro as another of our own ChessGuides has earned a prestigious distinction.  In a tournament held in Struga, Macedonia, this October, Aleksandar Tomić reached the level of International Master of Chess.   Commenting on his countryman’s achievement, ChessGuides’ FM Armin Mušović: “Malo je reći da je zasluženo Aco. Zaslužio si odavno, samo …

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Math and Chess – Similarities and Differences By FM Armin Mušović

From a perspective of an average person, math and chess are somehow similar – the word that connects them would be ‘’thinking’’, or even ‘’overthinking’’. And indeed, you must be a good thinker if you want to be successful either in math or in chess. But what surprised me, even from teenage days, is that …

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Drašković Wins 2021 Montenegrin Championship

Great joy in Montenegro, as our own Luka Drašković​ won the national championship! Luka is ranked as an International Chess Master, one level below the highest level – Grand Master. This tournament boasted two GMs….so BIG congratulations to Luka! FM Armin Mušović took 7th place, an admirable performance finishing higher ranked than several IMs and …

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