Dr. Machgielis Max Euwe 5th classical world champ from 1935- 1937

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Today I would like to start off with a quote by this exquisite chess master: “Strategy requires thought; tactics requires observation.” – Max Euwe


Dr. Euwe wrote over 70 chess books, including: The Road to Chess Mastery, Judgement and Planning in Chess, The Logical Approach to Chess, and Strategy and Tactics in Chess Play.

Till next time, burn the chess candle on both ends.

Basil Ellman

Basil is an active chess coach for more than 30 years... He is also a qualified trainer of coaches and a qualified chess arbiter. Basil has a passion for chess and has established various chess clubs in schools and communities in the Western Cape - South Africa which are still in existence and growing strong. He has served on various bodies promoting chess not only as a sport but also as a tool to excel academically. He has a Masters degree in Specialised education and is also an advocate for players with special needs.


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