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I shall have to be contented with a tulip or lily


I came to the Labor Day tournament this year full of high expectation. I’d just done a large overhaul of my openings and was feeling quite well-prepared. In my first game, I faced Philipp Perepelitsky, whom I had known since … Continue reading

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He’s a bit undersized, and you don’t feel surprised when he tells you he’s only eleven


In round 2, I faced Vignesh Panchanatham, for the third time. We had previously played twice in Sacramento, with each of us winning one game. And, despite what I suggested in the title, he’s only ten. The increase of strong … Continue reading

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