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The Prodigy

Becoming a Grandmaster is very hard, but with extra effort and dedication, anyone can achieve it. Do you want to break that record? Or you only need that Grandmaster title? The following steps will help you achieve the title, however, there are many steps you can choose to follow on the internet. These steps will guide you to become a better chess player. Start young. Just like any other, children who are exposed to sport, music, and languages at an early age can learn fast and will become fluent and…

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The 1st Issue is out!

As promised, the team worked very hard around the clock to bring you our first issue of AfruTalk magazine. Thanks to all the contributors and all the companies who purchased our ads throughout our campaign. The online free pdf copy will be published on the 15th of March 2019.

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Does chess need to change?

The World Chess Champion GM Magnus Carlsen  decided on what I admit was a very cowardly decision, he offered a draw to his opponent GM Fabiano Caruana in a very promising position in what could have been the last game of the World Chess Championship. He was scared and it’s very clear why he went for a draw. That was the plan before the game and he executed it quite well. Given that a loss would mean losing his world champion title and also move him from ranked first in…

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The World Chess Championship 2018 – 12 Draws

Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the current world chess champion and Fabiano Caruana the current world chess championship challenger from the United States of America find themselves in a 12 game deadlock which has seen all 12 games drawn, a World Championship Record. This means we now move into the Playoffs to break the tie. The playoffs will see the players play with significantly less time until a winner is decided. The first section of the playoffs is 4 games of rapid where players will have 25 minutes with 10 seconds…

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The Analogy of Salvation to Chess

Just like chess, salvation has three crucial stages for one to get to checkmate (or in this instance for one to be saved). The main goal of chess is to reach checkmate for one to win the game. Salvation is in fact the checkmate of Christianity. Whenever a person is saved God makes a checkmate to the Devil in what is an intense blitz game. It is a blitz game because the standard or classic match between the two has been going on from the time the Devil was kicked…

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43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia 2018

With couple of days left for the 43rd Chess Olympiad to start, we too here in Africa are excited. What’s so special about the year 2018? Well a lot is happening, elections, World Championship Match and many more… and the launch of AfruTalk.  The 43rd World Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi We wish all the African teams the best. It is now that we need to showcase our talent out there with the rest of the world. Let’s connect Africa. 

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