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  • "Queer Moves in Chess"

         I stumbled upon the following article while reading through the March 1903 edition of "Checkmate: Monthly Chess Review."  It looked familiar and I was able to determine I had seen it before in "Pollock Memories,"  a collection of his ... | Read More

  • The Man with 1000 Names

    Q: What do Leigh Franklin James, Paul Hugo, Paula Little, Paula Minton, Sylvia Sharon, Kenneth Harding, Marie De Jourlet, Lana Preston, Paul H. Little, Jack Warren. D.R. Mason, Hugo Paul, Jack Warren, Dr. Lamb Library, Dr. Guenter Klow, Dorothy D... | Read More

  • Goose-Stepping Down Under

         This is the story of Kārlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad."   The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.      Kārlis Ozols had been a chess player in his native Latvia.  Like Tal, Ozols was... | Read More

  • Shadow Pictures of the Vienna Players

         The Vienna Chess Tournament of 1898, one of many tournaments sponsored by Albert von Rothschild, ran from May 31 to July 25 and was played at the Vienna Chess Club.  It attracted many strong and now-famous masters. Tarrasch and Pillsb... | Read More

  • Why Do Grandmasters Blunder?

    Over the years I’ve noticed that whenever a grandmaster hangs his face, the masses of fake names go berserk and not only berate the unfortunate player but toss sick (and completely ignorant) accusations his way: “He lost on purpose! It’s a ... | Read More

    • The guy who offered Boris Spassky a chair like Fischer's

      Many of you, like me, have seen the new chess movie. In case you are out of the loop, I'm referring to "Pawn Sacrifice" starring Tobey Maguire, a docudrama "based on the true story" of Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky's World Championship match i... | Read More

    • Wolf_Rayet's Collection

      Hello guys. I have decided to take all my works, analysis, and posts which may or may not benefit you and compile it into a single blog.  I would Include the articles from the predecesor account but It failed to work. Article 1: Positional Play... | Read More

      • Wolf_Rayet
      • | Oct 5, 2015
    • Bureaucracy

      How to make sure nothing gets done at workby Anne Fisher  A World War II manual on undermining organizations from within might describe your office all too well. So you’ve ju... | Read More

      • DorinN69
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    • The Chess Player Card!

        How to Get a Chess Player Card     When people hear the term “chess player,” it is often associated with the skittish, nerdy kids wearing battered, taped up spectacles and pocket protectors. However, you will find that chess players... | Read More

    • Chess Board Aesthetics

      Note: This article was also published to my personal chess blog at   Some of my music students "discovered" I had a blog and a Tumblr account this weekend.  They were laughing at me for posting pretty chess board c... | Read More

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  • Selenus, Gustavus

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    Gustavus Selenius (1579-1666) was the author of Das Schach-oder Konig-Spiel (Chess or King-play), the earliest detailed account of living chess and the earliest German chess book, in 1616.  Gustavus Selenius was the pseudonym for August ... Read More »

  • Salvio, Alessandro

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    Alessandro Salvio (1570-1640) was a chess author from Naples, doctor, and best chess analyst of his time.  He defeated Paolo Boi in 1598 (who died three days later) and Geronimo Cascio in 1606.  He was unofficial world chess champio... Read More »

  • Fine, Reuben

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    Reuben Fine (1914-1993) was a U.S. Grandmaster (1950) and one of the best chessplayers in the U.S. in the 1930s.  He took first place in 23 of the 27 important events in his chess career.  During World War II he was employed by the Navy ... Read More »