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Joshua 'Josh' Waitzkin is American intentional master, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child, he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. The film Searching for Bobby Fischer is based on his early life.

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(practical) Endgame resources: What's next after josh waitzkin's series in chessmaster? [closed]

Note: Don't upvote all the answers at once because your votes may be reversed! Tactically, of course there's lichess endgame puzzles. But Josh Waitzkin says in the endgame you think more ...
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Chessmaster: Modern version of lectures?

Thing 1: This lichess study says Examining positions from Josh Waitzkin's academy, Larry Christiansen's attacking chess, and other exercises or games from this (now) ancient chess program in light of ...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - spatial advantage, trading bishops

Update: The computer aspect of this can be answered with showing more lines such as in the lichess engine where h6 is slightly preferred to f5. Based on: Josh Waitzkin Chessmaster Strategy Section 7 -...
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Josh Waitzkin chessmaster mastery quiz - order of check vs trade in bishop and knight endgame [closed]

Update: The computer aspect of this can be answered with showing more lines such as in the lichess engine where Bxh3 is strongly preferable to a5+. Note: See this meta post. In re the answer of Brian ...
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