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MacbethAlekhine
MacbethAlekhine
Location: Paris, France, France
Joined: 8/17/14
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MCarl_Cheesy
MCarl_Cheesy
Location: Malaysia
Joined: 6/9/14
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JulioAlekhine
JulioAlekhine
Location: Brazil
Joined: 5/29/14
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brod02
brod02
Location: Nasugbu, Batangas, Philippines
Joined: 5/21/14
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alekhine669
alekhine669
Location: Firenze, Italy
Joined: 5/4/14
Last Online: 9/1/14
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    • The 10 Best Chess Cities in the World

      The game of chess has a storied history dating back to about 600 AD, with many momentous events in those 1500 years.  About half a billion people today play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent around th... | Read More

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      • | Sep 1, 2014
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    • The Universal Structure; Part I

                Wouldn't it be easy if you could reach similar positions in all your games, White and Black? Wouldn't that would significantly cut down on workload and likely give you positions you have far more experience in than your oppon... | Read More

    • La mia biblioteca scacchistica

      La mia piccola e modesta biblioteca scacchistica. C'è di tutto ed effettivamente ora serve un po' razionalizzare le letture. Sono buoni libri, alcuni ottimi ma altri sono superati. Ad esempio, decisamente superato è il Porreca (Manuale teorico-p... | Read More

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    • Fyodor Dus-Chotimirsky. Memories, part 1

      Here are memories of Fyodor Ivanovich Dus-Chotimirsky, an old-time Russian and Soviet player. Take note that those were published in old Soviet times, soon after Stalin's death. In that time, to get non-fiction books published, anyone and everyone... | Read More

    • Yuri Averbakh remembers Mikhail Botvinnik

      Some fragments from his memoirs. Games added by me. World Champion's sparring partner When we were preparing for a match against USA, Botvinnik offered me to play a couple of training games. Of course, it was interesting to train with a World Ch... | 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 »