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  • An Hour With Morphy

         This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his genius as well as an attempt to explain his winning techniques... | Read More

  • Almost a Champion

         To the chess-players of England the 18th century was just a fading memory.  Philidor had died and Verdoni, a man with a forgotten first name, took up his reins as professional at Parsloe's in London until he himself died in 1804.  At th... | Read More

  • The Most Remarkable Match

         "This match is, in respect of its vicissitude, perhaps the most      remarkable in the annals of chess."       - from I. O. Howard Taylor's obituary of John Jacob Löwenthal        in "American Chess Journal" of Sept. 187... | Read More

  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | Read More

  • The Little Chess Village, Part II

     n 1616 Augustus of Brunswick‑Lüneburg, writing as Gustavus Selenus in his work, "Das Schach- oder König-Spiel," tells of his visit to Ströbeck where he encountered three types of chess being played.  One was the Mediæval Chess, which ... | Read More

    • School Chess Championship

      My Story: In 2014 a new guy came to school who shall remain nameless and we quickly became friends. One thing that changed with his arrival is that he beat everyone in our school in chess even though i would later find out he was only around the 1... | Read More

    • 6 Years

      I recall coming home after visiting the Philippines and not being able to correct my sleeping pattern to belong to the central time zone; and that's when I decided to train myself to play chess. So, there I was reading a book from the Twilight boo... | Read More

    • Mr Lucky, Part 3

      More from the fraudsters: My lucky Part 3 Abhijith1234 | Jul 25, 2015 at 7:52 PM | Posted in: Abhijith1234’s Blog | 4 reads | 0 comments This is the continuation of my lucky lucky part 2 .There are some cheaters which got forgot.Like: 1.)16_T... | Read More

    • My be leaving

      Hello to call my friends here I just like to say I could close my account here because some one on this site says I am hitting on women on this site and says I have been says things nasty I have not said anything nasty in my life I have a lot of w... | Read More

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    • Mr Lucky, Part 2

      It appears that Mr. Lucky (HeatPlayer) and his partner in crime, Abhijith2004, have beat a hasty retreat.  Elvis has left the building, folks. The coaching profiles on the site for both of these scam artists have removed.  "Chandar" was chargin... | 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 »