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  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Leggi tutto

  • The Modern Defense: A History

    Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense." It has also been called the Ufimtsev Defense, the Kotov Defense, the Pi... | Leggi tutto

  • Chess Caviar

       One of the most interesting continual threads in the chess.com forums is called "Post Your Own Miniatures Here."  Many very good players post their less-than-thirty-moves games showing off their skill, and sometimes brilliance, in punishing... | Leggi tutto

  • More of the Greatest Chess Upsets

    As promised, we will continue our coverage of the greatest upsets in chess history by moving in reverse chronological order. Of course, it is rather ludicrous to assume that upsets did not exist before Elo ratings were implemented and recognized... | Leggi tutto

  • 10 Chess Players Who Have Saved The World From Gigantic Meteorites

    Hello chess.com readers!  I'm absolutely thrilled to share with you some groundbreaking research on the little understood link between world chess champions and intergalactic debris avoidance.  You see, ever since there have been chessplayers t... | Leggi tutto


    • Lista

      1. Paul Morphy. 2. Bobby Fischer. 3. Garry Kasparov. 4. José Raúl Capablanca. | Leggi tutto

    • Life and the Luzhin Defense | An Honest Look at Chess and Psychosis

      View the original version of this post at Campfire Chess. In the 1930s, the world was entering into a time of upheaval. The Soviet Revolution had solidified itself into the lives of the Russian people and Germany was in the midst of economic tra... | Leggi tutto

      • AmishHacker
      • | 04/gen/2015
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    • Top ArturUAs blog

      Hello, friends!In November, I learned about the possibility to make a blog on chesscom, and posted here are some thoughts that arise me by the board. Unfortunately, I do not have a lot of readers, and not all of my entries are causing a desire to ... | Leggi tutto

      • ArturUA
      • | 30/dic/2014
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    • BIRTH OF CHESS

      Birth of a sport (1850–1945)[edit] The first modern chess tournament was held in London in 1851 and won, surprisingly, by German Adolf Anderssen, relatively unknown at the time. Anderssen was hailed as the leading chess master and his brilli... | Leggi tutto

      • srisarans
      • | 30/dic/2014
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    • The Game EVERYONE Should Know!!

      A true masterpiece of chess play. This game is widely considered the most famous game of all time! Paul Morphy (an unofficial world champion of chess) played with an efficient, deadly skill that is a joy to observe. Study the classic games of the ... | Leggi tutto

      • Boorchess
      • | 26/dic/2014
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Video Lessons



  • Evergreen Game

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    Adolf Anderssen was a great tactician and attacker, and was arguably one of the best players of his time. In this game against Dufresne in Berlin,1852, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm Stei... Per saperne di più »

  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Per saperne di più »

  • Harrwitz, Daniel

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    Daniel Harrwitz (29 April 1823 – 9 January 1884) was a German master (born in Breslau, Silesia) and world’s best active player in the mid 1850s.  He played matches against Staunton, Anderssen, Lowenthal, and lost to Morphy.  He became a prof... Per saperne di più »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Per saperne di più »

  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Per saperne di più »