Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Reuben Fine's "Basic Chess Endings" in action Reuben Fine was one of the strongest chess players in the world from the early 1930s through the 1940s, an International Grandmaster, psychologist, university professor, and author of many books on both chess and psychology. One of my favorite ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/hurray-for-reuben-fineSun, 16 Jun 2013 12:33:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/hurray-for-reuben-fineWhy Not Play The Unconformable, Unnatural, Irregular and Unusual Openings?Sometimes a player might want to experiment with an unusual opening just for fun, or if he is a intuitive player, he might be able to improvise more effectively than his opponent who is more of a "by-the-book" player.  Another more viable reason...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/why-not-play-the-unconformable-unnatural-irregular-and-unusual-openingsFri, 15 Mar 2013 08:39:38 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/why-not-play-the-unconformable-unnatural-irregular-and-unusual-openingsPt. 10 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players. Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky,...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-10-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersThu, 21 Feb 2013 03:32:02 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-10-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 9 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, B...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-9-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersThu, 21 Feb 2013 02:25:11 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-9-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 8 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, B...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-8-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersSat, 16 Feb 2013 09:56:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-8-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 7 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, B...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-7-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersSat, 16 Feb 2013 06:07:31 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-7-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 6 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, B...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-6-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersFri, 15 Feb 2013 06:14:02 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-6-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 5 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:   Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevs...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-5-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersThu, 14 Feb 2013 16:31:03 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-5-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 4 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players: Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-4-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersThu, 14 Feb 2013 04:29:33 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-4-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 3 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players: Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-3-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersWed, 13 Feb 2013 02:52:03 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-3-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersPt. 2 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the world.  Here is his list (in alphabetical order) of those players:Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, B...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-2-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersTue, 12 Feb 2013 14:21:55 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-2-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersFischer knocks himself out after 11 Rounds - S. Reshevsky VS R. Fischer (Round 11) Caption attached to AP Wirephoto read: Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 14--CHESS CHAMP AND CHALLENGER - Bobby Fischer 16-year old U.S. Chess champion (center) failed to show up for the 12th game in his match with Samuel Reshevsky (left), saying that 1...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-round-11-bobby-quits-chess-match2Tue, 12 Feb 2013 02:49:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-round-11-bobby-quits-chess-match2R. Fischer VS S. Reshevsky 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 10)Reshevsky put up a great defense on this one.  Kasparov believes this match made Bobby stronger, preparing Fischer for his World Championship bid. http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-10Mon, 11 Feb 2013 06:51:41 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-10R. Fischer VS S. Reshevsky 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 9)Another draw with the New U.S. Chess Champion Bobby Fischer.  Sammy was already perhaps 5-10 years past his prime here... In the early 50s Reshevsky could reasonably have claimed to be the strongest player in the world, if not the World Chess Cha...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-9Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:11:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-9Pt. 1 of Bobby Fischer’s TOP 10 LIST of the World’s Best Chess PlayersIn 1964, for ChessWorld Magazine, Robert James Fischer was asked to name the Top 10 Best Chess Players in the World.  Here is his list in alphabetical order: Alexander Alekhine, José Capablanca, Paul Morphy, Samuel Reshevsky, Boris Spassky, Howa...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-1-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersSun, 10 Feb 2013 15:09:18 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/pt-1-of-bobby-fischerrsquos-top-10-list-of-the-worldrsquos-best-chess-playersR. Fischer VS S. Reshevsky 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 8)This Round ends with another draw but... Fischer said that 45. Rc7+ Kg8 46. Rc8+ Rf8 47. Rxf8+ Kxf8 48. Bb5 wins for white. With the knight stalemated white can treat this as a simple king and 2 pawns vs. King and 1 pawn ending. http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-8Sun, 10 Feb 2013 03:59:37 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-8S. Reshevsky VS R. Fischer 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 7)In the 7th Round of the 16 Game Match between Bobby Fischer and Sammy Reshevsky, Bobby grabs a pawn and the game goes to Reshevsky making the Score so far: Fischer - 3.5   Reshevsky - 3.5. Kasparov says that with 26....Qe6, conceeding a pawn, F...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-16-game-match-1961-round-7Sat, 09 Feb 2013 15:21:35 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-16-game-match-1961-round-7R. Fischer VS S. Reshevsky 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 6)After only 25 moves in this Round 6 of the famous Fischer vs Reshevsky 1961 Match, an agreement to draw was made. Reshevsky may well have invented the ...Ng4 idea in this variation of the opening. Sammy learned to play chess at age 4 and at the a...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-6Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:27:28 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-6S. Reshevsky VS R. Fischer 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 5)  This game is listed as No. 27 in Bobby Fischer's Book "My 60 Memorable Games" and is the first of the "16 Game Match" (organized by Jacqueline Piatigorsky, N.Y./Los Angeles) to be played in Los Angeles.   As an adult, Reshevsky was never trul...http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-16-game-match-1961-round-5Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:16:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/s-reshevsky-vs-r-fischer-16-game-match-1961-round-5R. Fischer VS S. Reshevsky 16 Game Match 1961 (Round 4)Continuing with the famous 1961 "16 Game Match" organized by Jacqueline Piatigorsky between Sammy Reshevsky and Bobby Fischer, this is Round 4.  http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-4Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:24:47 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/Reshevskys_Revenge/r-fischer-vs-s-reshevsky-16-game-match-1961-round-4