Chess Grandmaster Trist With Online Poker Gets Him Huge.
Konstantin Maslak has now reached the pinnacle of two games. In 2008, the avid chess player from Russia rose to the rank of Grandmaster. On Saturday, at the 2015 World Series of Poker, Maslak.
Grandmaster (GM) is a title awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Once achieved, the title is generally held for life, though exceptionally it may be revoked for cheating.The abbreviation IGM for International Grandmaster is also sometimes used, particularly in older literature.
AS: I discovered poker in 2003 thanks to my friends, chess grandmasters. They played very often at the Aviation Club in France, and one evening I asked them if I could take part in a poker tournament in which they were playing.
Episode 5 is a conversation with Jennifer Shahade, Woman’s Chess Grandmaster and poker player, about the book Scarcity. Jan 27 Episode 4 - JC Alvarado Episode 4 is a conversation with JC Alvarado, poker player and amateur MMA fighter.
Jennifer Shahade (born December 31, 1980) is an American chess player, poker player, commentator and writer. She is a two-time United States Women's Champion and has the FIDE title of Woman Grandmaster. Shahade is the author of the books Chess Bitch and Play Like a Girl and co-author of Marcel Duchamp: The Art of Chess.
Chess Grandmaster Jennifer Shahade has not only mastered the game of chess but also poker. Not only is she a two time United States’ Women’s Chess champion but also a pro poker player both.
The story of Jeff Sarwer is a really interesting example of evolution of a chess champion who became one of the most promising poker players of his generation. It is worth to take a closer look at the professional CV of the Canadian player to recall the valuable advice he provided to a JohnnyBet journalist in an interview that turned out a poker player manual.