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  • An Hour With Morphy

         This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his genius as well as an attempt to explain his winning techniques... | Leggi tutto

  • Almost a Champion

         To the chess-players of England the 18th century was just a fading memory.  Philidor had died and Verdoni, a man with a forgotten first name, took up his reins as professional at Parsloe's in London until he himself died in 1804.  At th... | Leggi tutto

  • From Paul Morphy To Wei Yi

    The Chinese chess prodigy Wei Yi wins the hearts of fans with every new tournament he plays. It is not just his phenomenal results (with his current rating, he should be the highest-rated 16-year-old ever!), but also his sparkling style of play th... | Leggi tutto

  • The Most Remarkable Match

         "This match is, in respect of its vicissitude, perhaps the most      remarkable in the annals of chess."       - from I. O. Howard Taylor's obituary of John Jacob Löwenthal        in "American Chess Journal" of Sept. 187... | Leggi tutto

  • 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

    • Win Diamond Membership - One Day Left to Enter!

      If you are interested in winning a diamond membership, you have one day left to put in your entry. Click this link for the rules and how to enter!   News on the Next Grandmaster A  little over two months ago, I wrote... | Leggi tutto

      • PaulEChess
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    • Paul Morphy v.s Duke of bronswuck

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      • Aasir01
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    • Paul Morphy

      Paul Morphy was by and far the greatest player of the mid nineteenth century. One of the reasons he was so dominant was his better grasp of positional play. I (like most amateaurs) like his games and for a justified reason, too. His games are bril... | Leggi tutto

      • Arka2507
      • | 04/lug/2015
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    • 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
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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
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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 »