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Jonathan Rowson

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Jonathan Rowson (born 18 April 1977) is a Scottish chess grandmaster and author. [1]

23 relations: Aberdeen, British Chess Championship, Canadian Open Chess Championship, Chess, Eastern philosophy, Elo rating system, European Youth Chess Championship, FIDE, Grandmaster (chess), Grünfeld Defence, Harvard University, Hastings International Chess Congress, Keble College, Oxford, Norm (chess), Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Robert Kempiński, Scotland, Scottish Chess Championship, The Observer, The Sunday Times, University of Oxford, Vasilios Kotronias, 38th Chess Olympiad.


Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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British Chess Championship

The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.

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Canadian Open Chess Championship

The Canadian Open Chess Championship is Canada's Open chess championship, first held in 1956, and held annually since 1973, usually in mid-summer.

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Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Eastern philosophy

Eastern philosophy or Asian philosophy includes the various philosophies that originated in East and South Asia including Chinese philosophy, Japanese philosophy, Korean philosophy which are dominant in East Asia and Vietnam, and Indian philosophy (including Buddhist philosophy) which are dominant in South Asia, Tibet and Southeast Asia.

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Elo rating system

The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.

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European Youth Chess Championship

Since 1991, the European Chess Union (ECU) organises the European Youth Chess Championship in the groups under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 year.

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The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Grünfeld Defence

The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Hastings International Chess Congress

The Hastings International Chess Congress is an annual chess tournament which takes place in Hastings, England, around the turn of the year.

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Keble College, Oxford

Keble College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Norm (chess)

A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament.

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is an interdisciplinary undergraduate/post-graduate degree which combines study from three disciplines.

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Robert Kempiński

Robert Kempiński (born 11 July 1977 in Gdańsk) is a Polish chess grandmaster.

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Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Chess Championship

The Scottish Chess Championship is organised by Chess Scotland, formerly the Scottish Chess Association.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Vasilios Kotronias

Vasilios Kotronias (Βασίλειος Κοτρωνιάς; first name sometimes spelled Vassilios; born 25 August 1964 in Athens) is a Greek chess grandmaster and chess author.

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38th Chess Olympiad

The 38th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between 12–25 November 2008 in Dresden, Germany.

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