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  • Chess-Playing Machines

         Dr. Richard Eales' great book "Chess: the History of a Game" in part traces the popularity of mostly modern chess through time.  I was chagrined, however, by its minor mention of the Turk in this regard.  Obviously I consider the explo... | Leggi tutto

  • Great Early Chess Libraries of the United States

         Once again I'm indebted to my dear friend Deb for finding this.  We were searching for the whereabouts of a certain chess board and chess set that once belonged to E. B. Cook and was used when Frederick Perrin, Thomas Frere and Willard ... | Leggi tutto

  • Perrin

         Although his association with Paul Morphy was somewhat minimal, Frederick Perrin's chess career was very often viewed though Morphy-colored glasses. When Morphy first arrived in New York for his national debut, Perrin was the first man h... | Leggi tutto

  • 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


    • The Philador Defense - Playing 1.E4 - E5 2.Nf3 Opening Variations

      The Philador Defense is second in the series of variations for the common 1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 opening that we'll be reviewing in-depth.  It is known as a solid but passive choice for Black and is seldom seen in top-level play today. In the 1700s a f... | Leggi tutto

      • Samantha212
      • | 11/feb/2015
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    • Putting the Human Face to Chess

      Fischer-Spassky was the seminal event in the last half century of chess, sparking interest in the game the likes of which has rarely been seen.  Rather than the actual moves on the board, it was the human interest angle, especially Fischer’s qu... | Leggi tutto

      • KTZ1
      • | 02/feb/2015
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    • 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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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 »