GM Mauricio Flores

Mauricio Flores is a Grandmaster from Chile and plays on the MN Blizzard.  A graduate student at the University of Minnesota, Flores is making the most of his talents on the board.  Mauricio is the author of Chess Structures – a Grandmaster Guide, a look into common pawn structures that arise in the game and how one should handle these positions.  Everything is explained very well and a good manual for the advanced tournament player.

Chess Structures     Website     FIDE

Upcoming Events
  • Thursday Knighter November 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm Chess Castle of MN 4 or 5-SS in 2 sections, (G/100; +30), Chess Castle of Minnesota OPEN: Open to all. EF: $20, members $15. ($$): Winners get free or reduced entry next month, with participation counting towards an invitation to Club Championship. Reg: 6:15-6:50 PM first Thursday of the month. Rds: 7:00 PM each Thursday, check-in by 6:55 or…
  • EXERCISER QUAD November 17, 2018 Dan Voje directing Description::3-RR by rating, (G/60; +30), open to all, Chess Castle of Minnesota EF: $12 if early, $15 at site, (members $5 off, FM and above FREE). ($$ FREE Membership): One year of FREE Chess Castle membership to the winner of the most quads at the end of the year (split on a…
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