Olimpiu G. Urcan is creating a digital chess column
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A Digital Column

Beginning with June 2018, on this Patreon page, functioning essentially as a subscription-based digital column, fans of chess history will find little-known games, in-depth analysis, interviews, editorials, various audio-visual material, reviews, archival material and much more. 
Most of this material will be drawn from my own research but, occasionally, subscribers will get access to substantial contributions from several distinguished guests as well.

In regard to what kind of content subscribers should expect, in addition to this list of published books, I should add that between 2009 and 2015 I contributed a monthly column for the Chess Café website (with guest columns by the indefatigable John S. Hilbert). For the past decade, I've also contributed regularly to Edward Winter’s ground-breaking Chess Notes column, the place for chess history in the digital world. 

Game scores are given as downloadable ChessBase files, with annotations. The material presented in this digital column is copyrighted and cannot be reproduced without permission. 

Olimpiu G. Urcan
June 4, 2018

Tiers
Basic Subscriber
$2 or more per month
A basic subscriber will get access to 80% of the published posts per year.
Premium Subscriber
$5 or more per month
A premium subscriber will receive access to all published posts and PGN files.
ELITE Subscriber
$20 or more per month
Our first 200 ELITE subscribers will receive the following:


SG+ Subscriber
$200 or more per month
Our first 50 Singapore-based subscribers will receive the following:
  • full access to all Patreon posts and PGN files
  • invitations to exclusive sgchess.net events and access to exclusive content on the site (local coverage)
  • three autographed copies of Singapore Chess: A History, 1945-1990 (World Scientific, 2017)
  • each SG+ subscriber will get to play 5 training games per year against selected master players (90-minute per session, post-mortem included)


Goals
33 of 300 patrons
The goal is to secure sufficient funding that guarantees constant access to valuable archives (digital repositories, libraries, private collections) in order to offer quality material in this column and for other projects. When an initial target of 300 patrons is reached, a new chess history book project will be initiated with its first 50 autographed copies to be awarded to our most loyal subscribers.
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A Digital Column

Beginning with June 2018, on this Patreon page, functioning essentially as a subscription-based digital column, fans of chess history will find little-known games, in-depth analysis, interviews, editorials, various audio-visual material, reviews, archival material and much more. 
Most of this material will be drawn from my own research but, occasionally, subscribers will get access to substantial contributions from several distinguished guests as well.

In regard to what kind of content subscribers should expect, in addition to this list of published books, I should add that between 2009 and 2015 I contributed a monthly column for the Chess Café website (with guest columns by the indefatigable John S. Hilbert). For the past decade, I've also contributed regularly to Edward Winter’s ground-breaking Chess Notes column, the place for chess history in the digital world. 

Game scores are given as downloadable ChessBase files, with annotations. The material presented in this digital column is copyrighted and cannot be reproduced without permission. 

Olimpiu G. Urcan
June 4, 2018

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Tiers
Basic Subscriber
$2 or more per month
A basic subscriber will get access to 80% of the published posts per year.
Premium Subscriber
$5 or more per month
A premium subscriber will receive access to all published posts and PGN files.
ELITE Subscriber
$20 or more per month
Our first 200 ELITE subscribers will receive the following:


SG+ Subscriber
$200 or more per month
Our first 50 Singapore-based subscribers will receive the following:
  • full access to all Patreon posts and PGN files
  • invitations to exclusive sgchess.net events and access to exclusive content on the site (local coverage)
  • three autographed copies of Singapore Chess: A History, 1945-1990 (World Scientific, 2017)
  • each SG+ subscriber will get to play 5 training games per year against selected master players (90-minute per session, post-mortem included)