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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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Anything is Possible: My first tournament game ever (By FM Armin Mušović)

My first tournament game ever – FM Armin Mušović I was 14 years old when I heard that a tournament of chess will be held in my city. That was a long awaited tournament, over a half year after my first appearance in chess competitions (Montenegrin national festival for the kids, where I finished in …

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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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