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  • Chess in the Vieux Carré

         The Vieux Carré  or French Quarter, cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River, was the original site of La Nouvelle-Orléans.  Although during the 19th century New Orleans expanded and become more Americanized eroding th... | Leggi tutto

  • Paul Morphy Screenplay

         As many fans of Paul Morphy know, there have been some historical fiction written about him.  On my Morphy website  I host two short stories about Morphy:  "The Best American Chess Player" by Dan Heisman  and"The Day Kasparov Played ... | Leggi tutto

  • Living Chess

         Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Leggi tutto

  • Morphy's Sacrifices Explained

    Whether you like it or not, Paul Morphy is almost invariably remembered for his brilliant victory over the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard in 1858 (refresh your memory here). And for good reason! However, while Morphy indeed conducted a bril... | Leggi tutto

  • Clash of Champions: Steinitz vs. Zukertort

    Dear readers! Over the next couple months I will be doing a series of articles covering the endgames played in world championship matches over the years. Through this series, we will be seeing how endgame play evolved as well as learning about som... | Leggi tutto

    • THE SUPREME CHESS MASTERS - From Them We learned

      The purpose of this blog is that through  the  games of old chess masters, gain insight into a classic chess openings and thereby to have a better understanding for moderns and hyper-moderns chess openings. So, in the romantic manner, let We jus... | Leggi tutto

      • DogOnTheRoad
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    • Working through McDonnell

      After comments made by IM Jeremy Silman in January, I have grown more serious about looking through all of the games of a certain player. I started with Rezso Charousek (see "Redeployment"), ripping through all of his games (~180) in one week, the... | Leggi tutto

      • Ziryab
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    • C60 Ruy Lopez

      If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to read my blog post about my opening study plan:   At the most basic level, White's third move attacks the knight which defends th... | Leggi tutto

      • kleelof
      • | 07/lug/2014
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    • A game tribute to the great Paul Morphy

      Today I played a game which was heavily influenced by the style of Paul Morphy. I was very pleased with it and I want to use it to show people (who never looked at Morphy's games) the way to the chess games of Paul Morphy. Here's the game and an... | Leggi tutto

      • achja
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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,1952, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm St... 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 »