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  • How To Ignore A Threat And Win

    In The Complete Book of Chess Strategy, IM Jeremy Silman defines prophylaxis as "a move or strategy that stops the opponent from undertaking some type of action or plan." Coined by Aron Nimzowitsch in his seminal work My System (1... | Read More

  • The 12 Most Interesting Chess Players Ever

    Who are the most interesting chess players of all time? It’s an interesting question. Are we talking about the best players ever? Even that’s a tricky thing to define. Are the best players the most accomplished? We could go by supe... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Speed Chess -- The Bad

    Topic for June: the endgame (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column.) The Bad Things About Speed Chess? (For answers to all other speed chess questions received, please read my replies in the for... | Read More

  • The World Champions' Favorite Sacrifice

    There is a positional sacrifice that is quite popular in the games of top players, particularly world champions. It works like this: you have your rook on an open file and you have an outpost there. (I hope most of our readers remember that an o... | Read More

  • The 5 Best Computer Chess Engines

    Computers are the future of chess. Almost everyone agrees on that. But the statement doesn’t go far enough. By and large, computers are also the present of chess. With the question of man vs. machine long-ago settled over the chessboard,... | Read More


    • Garry Kasparov. My Best Chess Game

      Article from the magazine Chess In Russia, 1999 My Best Chess Game "My best game is ahead..." How many times have we heard this answer from chess players of any age and level of success. The dream of playing that game, which would shine upon t... | Read More

    • Carlsen's Style Is Not New- Check Out Rubinstein!

      Many things are written about how the current GMs are so much better than the older generations, but as someone who grew up looking at games of the old Masters, such as Alekhine, Capablanca and others, I beg to differ. Besides, who did the new ... | Read More

    • A Summary: Norway Chess 2015

      In the middle of writing this, my computer crashed. So I had to rewrite 2/3 of it. And I also expect that I ought not to have said that. Bother. I left my creativity behind when writing the title for this post. Anyways, I did wish to post my favo... | Read More

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    • RIP Walter Browne 1949-2015: a chess tribute

      Grandmaster Walter Shawn Browne has quietly and suddenly passed away in Las Vegas Nevada.   As we grieve, Alan and I extend our condolences to his wife, family, friends, and the fans of this towering giant. GM Browne had just finished playing i... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Jun 26, 2015
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    • who's the best and what's the best?

      so guys i'am not a great chess player but i keep up with my playing.i know my limit's in chess.chess has it's very own beauty and it very own champion's it is my dream to bea chess champion but ,i really am not so sure my dream will work out but i... | Read More


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  • Adams, Michael

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    Michael Adams was born on Nov 17, 1971 in Truro, Cornwall, England.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 6. In November 1979, he played in his first chess tournament, the Cornwall Under-10 Championship, and won it.  In 1980, Adams... Read More »

  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. Although played by quite a few grandmasters over the years, the Scandinavian is rarely played at the highest levels of ... Read More »

  • Judit Polgar vs Vishwanathan anand

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    I shall show you a spectacular game between Judit Polgar and Vishwanthan Anand in 1999.  Read More »

  • Yusupov

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    Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Jussupow in German) was born on February 13, 1960 in Moscow.  He learned the game of chess in 1966 at the age of 6 and trained at the Moscow Young Pioneers’ Palace. In 1977, at the age of 17, he won the World Ju... Read More »

  • Balinas, Rosendo

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    Rosendo Carreon Balinas, Jr. (1941-1998) was a Philippine lawyer and Grandmaster (1976) who was Asia’s best player in the 1960s.  He was born on September 10, 1941 in Manila, Philippines.  He learned how to play chess at the age of 7, but di... Read More »