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    • Catalan solids

      In mathematics, a Catalan solid, or Archimedean dual, is a dual polyhedron to an Archimedean solid. The Catalan solids are named for the Belgian mathematician, Eugène Catalan, who first described them in 1865. The Catalan solids are all convex. ... | Read More

    • Archimedian solids

      In geometry an Archimedean solid is a highly symmetric, semi-regular convex polyhedron composed of two or more types of regular polygons meeting in identical vertices. They are distinct from the Platonic solids, which are composed of only one type... | Read More

    • List of chess openings

      This is a list of chess openings, organised by the Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings (ECO) code. In 1966, Chess Informant categorised the chess openings into five broad areas ("A" through "E"), with each of those broken down into one hundred subcate... | Read More

    • Chess Openings - Best to Worst.

      With the full realization that there is no meaningful difference in goodness among the best opening moves, that players well-versed in unorthodoxy are apt to play great wtih "lesser" moves, and that all openings are playable in amateur competition... | Read More

    • Lilonel's Version of the Immortal Game

      Annotated game White: Adolf Anderssen (moved first but was playing the black pieces,[2] so is shown here as playing White to match modern conventions regarding White and Black)Black: Lionel Kieseritzky 1. e4 e5 2. f4 This is the King's Gambi... | Read More

    • Immortal losing game

      The "Immortal Losing Game" is a chess game between the Soviet grandmaster David Bronstein and the Polish International Master Bogdan Śliwa played in 1957 in Gotha. The name is an allusion to the more famous Immortal Game between Adolf Anderssen a... | Read More

    • List of chess games

      This is a list of notable chess games sorted chronologically.  1600s 1619: Greco–NN, Rome 1619. In one of the earliest recorded chess games, Gioachino Greco mates on the eighth move with a queen sacrifice. 1700s 1788: Bowdler–Conway, London.... | Read More

    • Famous Endgame

          Here is the solution:   | Read More

    • Reti,1921

        White to move and Draw.At first sight, this seems an impossible task: if White tries to chase after Black's pawn he can never catch it (1. Kh7 h4 2.Kh6 h3 etc. is clearly hopeless), while it is clear that Black will simply take White's pawn i... | Read More

    • Taking Down a 1613 Player

      Hello Fellow Readers!!! Today I share a Game I played against a 1613 Player. | Read More