Events
Jan.24,2010.Kasparov Chess Foundation presents Greater Mid-Atlantic Scholastic Championships!

5-SS, G/30. Hilton Garden Inn, Baltimore/ Arundel Mills, 7491-A, New Ridge Rd. Hanover, MD 21076. 8 sections(Sunday).



Chess Lessons with Grandmaster Sam Palatnik.

You will be taught with a special training method that has been exclusively developed by GM Sam Palatnik.A series of lectures will nurture your talent and your rating will soar.






  • Grandmaster from 1978
  • Famous, world-known chess teacher
  • Senior Trainer FIDE 2009
  • Coach of medal - winning Olympic teams
  • US Chess Teams Coach-1999/2009
  • Coach of several national scholastic Champions- 1996/2010
  • Author of numerous chess bestsellers
  • Twice Junior Chess World Champion
  • Twice European and Soviet Union Champion
  • Winner of many famous games, including victories over 80 GMs
  • Winner of World Open-91
  • Winner of many international tournaments
  • Holder of the “Ambassador of Chess” award, presented by USCF - 2003
  • Coach, teacher of dozen famous GMs


Learn!
Take chess lessons from one of the world's best coaches, coach of two world champions and of gold- and silver-medal winning teams from Ukraine, India, Argentina, and the United States.

Play!
Participate in an exciting chess camp or simultaneous chess exhibition.

Read!
Learn from Grandmaster Palatnik's books on strategy, tactics, and attack.






Books
The Tarrasch Formula
The central metaphor is an interesting one - the pack versus the herd. Imagine your own pieces as a pack of wolves trying to isolate a sick buffalo from your opponent's herd. The premise is that steady play 'to reduce the power of a single enemy piece, turning down the volume until its normal voice becomes a whisper,' can be enough to win a game...

Chess Strategy for the Tournament Player
Demystifies chessboard planning, giving you the practical, game-winning strategic techniques you could spend years gathering on your own. Such idea is explained and illustrated using games carefully chosen for their instructive clarity and power.

The King in Jeopardy
User-friendly lessons on how to attack the king. Presents material with quizzes to test yourself along the way.

Chess Tactics for the Tournament Player
This book contains hundreds of strikingly beautiful positions arranged by difficulty and designed to sharpen the tactical recognition and vision of experienced players anywhere. Nothing is left to chance.