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GM Sam Shankland Lecture
* Using Tactics & Calculation to achieve Positional Goals * Buffet Dinner

Tournament Details Revised: 5/4/2017 8:11:53 AM
General Information
Event Organizer: The Boylston Chess Foundation  Visit Organizer Website
Event Location: Boylston Chess Club Cambridge, 40 Norris Street, Suite B101, Cambridge, MA 02140  
Event Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Time Control: The positional giants of chess consistently use little tactics and concrete calculation to advance positional goals. GM Sam Shankland will address this topic in detail with examples. Sam’s DVD set “The Shankland Method” will be for sale.
Rounds Time: Lecture 7pm - 9pm. Buffet dinner will be provided for all attendees.
Inquiry: boylstonchess@gmail.com    617-714-3022
Event Webpage: boylstonchess.org/tournament/register/195
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Registration Information
Entry Fee: $20 for BCF members; $30 for non-members
Registration - Onsite: 6:30pm
Sections Information
Tournament Sections: None
Tournament Rules and Other Information
  • ** GM Sam Shankland is a two-time Olympiad Gold Medalist (2014 and 2016), a former World Under 18 co-champion (2008), and winner of several high-level international events. **
  • ** He has worked as an analyst for the reigning World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, training with him to prepare for the 2014 and 2016 World Championship matches. **
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