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Lecture: GM Nick De Firmian - Tuesday, November 29, 7:30 PM

posted Nov 29, 2011, 7:14 AM by MarshallChessClub

The Marshall Chess Club
Presents a



International Grandmaster

Nick De Firmian

GM NICK DE FIRMIAN is acclaimed as one of the world's leading expert on chess openings. He "taught" the supercomputer Deep Blue the opening moves it used to defeat World Champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. A three-time United States Chess Champion., he has represented the United States in seven Chess Olympiads and three World Championship cycles.

Nick is the coach of the U.S. delegation at the World Chess Championship, taking place in Brazil from November 18-26, 2011.  The delegation is composed of 64 American players, including 16 members of the Marshall Chess Club.

 “Report from the World Youth Chess Championship”

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

7:30 p.m.

Free to MCC members, guest fee $10

Refreshments will be served