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MCarl_Cheesy
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    • Alexander Alekhine and the alcohol

      In C.N. 8538 Jeremy Silman (Los Angeles, CA, USA) asked about suggestions that Alekhine was found drunk in a field during his 1935 world championship match against Euwe. Noting that the subject of Alekhine and alcohol had been referred to in a nu... | Read More

    • The Tournament of Champions

      The Tournament of Champions is a fantasy tournament played on the Chessmaster II for PS1* system with a 3 hour, Fischer Style, time control. I took the first 4 World Chess Champions and the last 4 World Chess Champions for an 8 man, 2 rounds, roun... | Read More

      • herbie53
      • | Jul 21, 2014
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    • Declutter - Keep or Go or Trash? - Part 1

      I'm trying to declutter and plan on donating some books to the local school system. So the question for each of the books is keep for myself, donate to the school system, donate to more advanced players, or trash? Game Collections: The Life and ... | Read More

    • Equivocar-se en l'estratègia (2)

      Continuo amb la partida del post anterior en el lloc on ho havia deixat. 10.c4 Vist amb perspectiva, un error. Vaig voler copiar la persecució del cavall que es produeix en les primeres jugades de la defensa Alekhine, però aquí ja no es trac... | Read More

      • FreeCat
      • | Jul 5, 2014
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    • How not to use the Krejcik Variation even in a 1 minute bullet game

      Alekhine's Defense, Krejcik Variation | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Hodges, Albert Beauregard

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    Albert Hodges (1861-1944) was a former U.S. Champion.  His first job was a hidden operator of Ajeeb, the chess automaton, at the Eden Musee in New York..  He played chess and checkers.  He won the US championship in 1894 after defeating Jackson... Read More »

  • Quadrupled Pawns

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    Yes it is possible. In fact, quadrupled pawns have appeared in many games, such as this one: Alekhine went on to win. In many games quad pawns can mean a win since many would be very advanced and have promotion threats. Usually the side with them... Read More »

  • Wing Gambit

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    The term Wing gambit usually refers to when white plays an early b2 to b4 deflecting a black pawn. There are many wing gambits. The first one is the Evan's Gambit, popularized by William Davie Evans. In the 1800's everybody used it and there were ... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »

  • Gwaze, Robert

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    Robert Gwaze was born in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1982.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 9. In 1997, at the age of 15, he won the Zimbabwe National Championship, the youngest player to do so. In 1998, he won the African Junior Championshi... Read More »