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By Herman Grooten

A most sensible chess trainer explains the basics of chess technique to beginner gamers. Herman Grooten, a global grasp with over 25 years of expertise, has written a systematic primer in regards to the fundamentals of positional knowing, with an incredible volume of examples and workouts.

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In size , the tournament hall (which has places for four hundred ) resembles the summer cinemas of our southern towns . But here was are a long way from the south, and a t times it is very cool in the hal l . The spectators sit in their coats , or sometimes remove them and hang them on the backs o f the me tal chairs with canvas seat s , which comple tes s til l further the similarity with the cinema hal l . But now picture t o yourse l f a cinema in which not one , but several films are s imul­ taneously being shown , and each spectator is free to choose , according to taste , a fairy tale , drama , comedy, de tective story , or a simp le tale with a happy ending .

Compe ti tion to the present leader can probably by provided only by Portisch and Tal , who , like him, are as yet undefeate d . Howeve r , we w i l l not s tart gues sing - the second cycle i s already beginnin g . THEY' RE OFF O N T HE SECOND LAP • • • The Montreal newspapers do not lose sight of the World Champion even outside the tournament hall . They gave a de tailed account of how, at the whee l of a ' Corve tta ' sports car , he completed lap after lap at an auto-track not far from the Quebec pavil ion.

The Mon treal ' Tournament of S tars ' . Square chequered s creens are l it up at the dark rear of the stage , while below, on the s tage itse l f , at the tables sit five pairs of che s s players , who in agonies of creativity and confrontation are forging their succes s . The ac tors (who are also the authors) are not alone on the che s s stage , but each of their movements - and from this they experience a sense of p ride and responsibil ity - is fo l lowed by the enthral led spectato � s . The youths along­ side the screens merely implemen t the will of the skilful grandmasters , and communicate their ideas to the pieces on the luminous squares .

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