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  • Charles de Maurian: Problemist

         Charles de Maurian, well known as Paul Morphy's childhood and life-long friend, developed very quickly as a chess player.  He began learning the game from Morphy during the 1853-4 school year at Spring Hill College ... | Leggi tutto


         In 1945, right after WWII ended, a team of United States players competed against a team of Soviet players in a chess match via radio. While the U.S. team expected stiff competition, there was little doubt in... | Leggi tutto

  • Links to the Past II

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays to put on an apron and gloves, wal... | Leggi tutto

  • Morphy and Music

    Mrs. Morphy is renowned in the salons of New Orleans as a brilliant pianiste and musician; and her son, without ever having studied music, has a similar aptitude for it, and he believes he would have become as famous therein as in chess, had he ... | Leggi tutto

  • The German Morphy

         Most chess enthusiasts are aware that the young Wilhelm Steinitz was sometimes referred to as "the Austrian Morphy."  Some might even know that Cecil de Vere had been called "the English Morphy."  Few, ho... | Leggi tutto

    • Morphy walking tour in New Orleans

      Here's a tour of Paul Morphy sites in the French Quarter. 1. Birthplace: 1113 Chartres St - the historic LeCarpentier-Beauregard-Keyes House Paul Morphy was born here on June 22, 1837, Built in 1826 for Paul Morphy’s grandfather, Joseph Le ... | Leggi tutto

      • LogansportHS
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    • Campeones mundiales de ajedrez; foto: Magnus Carlsen

        El campeonato del mundo de ajedrez 2016 se jugará en Nueva York (01,03,16) Esta mañana el mundo del ajedrez se ha despertado con una impactante noticia. El periódico internacional Wall Street Journal (WSJ) informaba de que ya se había deci... | Leggi tutto

      • sebass34
      • | 08 ott 2016
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    • How to beat <1200 players

      First of all i want to say that this post is not for players that have more than 1500, this is for those players that are hasnt reach the  1300 and they ask why is so difficult to beat his opponents, truth is that most of players with 1200 dont r... | Leggi tutto

    • The (Oft Butchered) Art of Exchanging

      The (Oft Butchered) Art of Exchanging  One reason why chess is such a hard game to master is that aspiring student constantly needs to learn things and then unlearn them over and over. What I mean is that the beginner should be concentrating on ... | Leggi tutto

      • CraiggoryC
      • | 06 ott 2016
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    • Teaching Chess

      This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Leggi tutto

      • Oraoradeki
      • | 24 set 2016
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Video Lessons

  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Per saperne di più »

  • Manhattan Chess Club

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    Founded on November 24, 1877 at the Café Logeling in New York City.   Dues were $4 a year.  On December 7, 1877 the members voted for the name of the chess club to be the Manhattan Chess Club (the other choices were Morphy Chess Club and Metro... Per saperne di più »

  • Englund Gambit

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    The Englund Gambit is a rarely played chess opening that starts with the moves: 1. d4 e5?!Black's idea is to avoid the traditional closed queen's pawn games and create an open game with tactical chances, but at the cost of a pawn. The gambi... Per saperne di più »

  • 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 »