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Articles


  • Paul Morphy's Chess Strength

    Paul Morphy, Spring Hill College, 1854      This is a highly unusual article for me.  I have no love for chess engines.  Additionally, I have severe reservations about trying to compare modern players with 19th cenutry players.  It h... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, March 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Witnessing a historic moment “For the third year in a row I was lucky enough to work at the Reykjavik Open. In the first (lon... | Read More

  • Positional Combinations

    I will begin by affirming that the title of this article is deliberately oxymoronic. According to David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld's The Oxford Companion to Chess (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984), a combination is "a series of forci... | Read More

  • Riding the Winds of Fashion, Part 1

    When choosing an opening system, it’s important to pick something that is within your skill set, suits your style, and makes you feel excited whenever it appears on the board. You can pick an all-gambit repertoire (it might not be completely... | Read More

  • The Positional Sacrifice

    The term "positional sacrifice" is construed by many players as a vague concept applied only in relation to complex positional battles between grandmasters. I exaggerate a bit, of course, but the art of sacrificing for positional compensation appe... | Read More


    • 1.b3 for me again

      I had a fun game.  I have not been playing much because I have been studying for my dental boards.  I out-rated my opponent by more than 500 points, but it was still fun and my opponent was very nice and I learned something interesting.     ... | Read More

      • machijv
      • | Apr 10, 2014
      • | 94 views
      • | 1 comment
    • Tactic exercises 2

      Mate in 4 Mate in 8 Mate in 1 Mate in 1 Mate in 3 Mate in 2 Mate in 4 Mate in 3 Mate in 3 Mate in 4 Mate in 2 Mate in 2 Mate in 3 Mate in 9 Mate in 4 | Read More

      • MPe3k
      • | Apr 10, 2014
      • | 116 views
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    • SNCL 30-03-14

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      • Seingalt
      • | Apr 8, 2014
      • | 99 views
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    • My first attempt at creating a tournament

      http://www.chess.com/tournament/-punk-960-1000-1300 Punk 960 1000-1300   TD: Strummer-man Starts ASAP Registered: 1 of 10   Time Control: 48 hours/move Max Group Size: 5   Rating Range: 1000-1300 # Advance: ... | Read More

    • 2599

      Recently, my USCF rating rose to 2599 (arrgh!) as I have won 21 consecutive USCF rated games.  I have not been 2600 in over 2 years, and, with the 2014 Bill Wright Saint Louis Open coming up next weekend, I may be 2600 very soon, or possibly neve... | Read More

      • gmfinegold
      • | Apr 4, 2014
      • | 1468 views
      • | 14 comments

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