(Cancelled) Classical Chess - Master's Thinking - Online Course
Organized By Pacific Northwest Chess Center | Sunday, February 27, 2022 10:00 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Completed

Event Info
Organizer : Pacific Northwest Chess Center
Flyer Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Google Calendar Link : Click here for the event calendar
Pairing & Results Link : https://www.pnwchesscenter.org/
Event Address : Online,Online,WA 98034
Prize Fund : $0
Status : Completed
Event Type : Group Lesson
Rating Type : USCF
Time Control : Classical []
Pairing Rule : Swiss
Rounds : 4 [Each sections may have differen number of rounds]
Norm Event :
Require Check In :
Charity Event :
Total Seats : 12
Event Time Zone : (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Dates : Sunday, February 27, 2022 10:00 AM ~ Sunday, March 20, 2022 11:30 AM
Schedule Info : 4 sessions in 4 weeks - Every Sunday: 10:00~11:30 AM PST.
Registration : Register by Sunday, March 20, 2022 10:00 AM
Description : GM Khalifman, Jann and Yermolinsky provide online group lessons via ZOOM/Chess.com for players rated USCF 2000+ (limited seats for 1800+).
  • Every Sunday: 10:00~11:30 AM PST.
  • Total 4 sessions in 4 weeks.
  • For registered players, please sign in your nachesshub account to review the Zoom link.
  • Lecture 3, GM Jaan Ehlvest
    • GM Jaan Ehlvest was among the top 10 on the FIDE world rankings, peaking at number 5 in the list of January 1991.
    • He was a member of the gold medal-winning Soviet Union team (Kasparov, Karpov, Yusupov, Beliavsky, Ehlvest, Ivanchuk) at the 28th Chess Olympiad in Thessaloniki 1988.
  • Topic: Different Color Bishops in Modern Chess. How to beat your opponent with different color bishops on board and having equal material.
  • Lecture 4, Alex Yermolinsky
    • GM Alex Yermolinsky won the U.S. Chess Championship in 1993, tying for first place with Alexander Shabalov. He was the sole champion in 1996.
    • He won the World Open three times: in 1993, 1995 and 1996.
  • Topic: The Art of Exchange - Exchanges in Positional Play. Exchanging pieces is a tactical operation, just as a check or an attack on opponent's piece. However, the end goal of such operation may be to attain certain positional advantages.

Zoom and Skype Links
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Sections and Entry Fees
Name Details
4 Rounds | 0 Byes | Classical Time Control | USCF Rated | Swiss Pairing
Entry Fees
$160.00 [ Before 2/25/2022 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 2000 - 9999 ]
Play Up : Camp-up for USCF 1700+ | 6 Seats
Entry Fees
$200.00 [ Before 2/25/2022 1:00:00 PM & USCF Regular Rating 1700 - 1999 ]