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sleightofhandchess
sleightofhandchess
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paulmorphy2015
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Morphy4ever
Morphy4ever
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PaulMorphyReborn
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  • The 12 Most Interesting Chess Players Ever

    Who are the most interesting chess players of all time? It’s an interesting question. Are we talking about the best players ever? Even that’s a tricky thing to define. Are the best players the most accomplished? We could go by supe... | Leggi tutto

  • The Man Who Saved Philidor

        "English chess owes more to the Rev. George Atwood than it does to any other person."    - Dale A. Brandreth, chess historian and collector extraordinaire      As most folks know, the custom of saving games didn't really begin in... | Leggi tutto

  • Die Immergrüne Partie

    Dr. Hermann von Gottschall      Dr. Hermann von Gottschall (1862-1933) was a reputable German chessplayer and problemist. He also edited the German periodical "Deutsche Schachzeitung" from 1892-96 (having co-edited with Curt von Bardeleb... | Leggi tutto

  • The Evans Gambit: Modern Play

    Last week, we looked at the origins of the exciting Evans Gambit. Today, let's find out how the opening has journeyed through history to modern day.  While in keeping with his style, Wilhelm Steinitz's torturous defensive method against t... | Leggi tutto

  • The Evans Gambit: A History

    This week we turn our attention to one of the most swashbuckling of openings: the Evans Gambit. Unlike some other openings whose first use was surrounded by mystery and uncertainty, the origins of the Evans Gambit seem fairly clear. ... | Leggi tutto


    • Chess Informant 124 "AD PORTAS"

      Chess Informant 124 VENI VIDI VICI is "at the gate". Unveiled today, it brings amazing amount of first-rate material.  Morozevich on Taimanov Sicilian (see bellow) Harikrishna (winner of Edmonton International, see News section!) with the select... | Leggi tutto

      • GMTadic
      • | 29/giu/2015
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    • Member Analysis: Isolated Queen Pawn

      Today we have a special treat. Arka2507 asked me to give him some advice on playing with the Isolated Queen Pawn. Arka was brave enough to give me a game to review where he lost. My job is to review it and determine how he can improve. Let's all t... | Leggi tutto

      • PaulEChess
      • | 26/giu/2015
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    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.22.2015 - day 194

      American chess genius Paul Morphy won against James Mac Connel in New Orleans in 1849: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Daniel Mauricio Rodriguez in Saint John in 1988: Black to move and mate in 3: Our reader ... | Leggi tutto

      • attilaturzo
      • | 26/giu/2015
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    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.21.2015 - day 193

      American chess genius Paul Morphy won against C. Le Carpentier in New Orleans in 1849: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Artur Jussupow in Saint John in the Blitz World Championship in 1988: Black to move and mate i... | Leggi tutto

      • attilaturzo
      • | 22/giu/2015
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    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.20.2015 - day 192

      American chess genius Paul Morphy won against James Mac Connel in New Orleans in 1849: Black to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Cathy Forbes in the National Open in Chicago in 1988: White to move and mate in 2: Our re... | Leggi tutto

      • attilaturzo
      • | 22/giu/2015
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Video Lessons



  • Keres Defense

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    The Keres Defence (also known as the Kangaroo Defence or Franco-Indian Defense) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. d4 e62. c4 Bb4+The opening is named for Estonian grandmaster Paul Keres. This opening was known since t... Per saperne di più »

  • Barnes' Opening

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    Barnes Opening (or Gedult's Opening) is a chess opening where White opens with: 1. f3The opening is named after Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825–74), an English player who had an impressive eight wins over Paul Morphy, including one game wh... Per saperne di più »

  • 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 »