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  • Records in Chess

    Best match player.  William Steinitz played 27 chess matches from 1862 to 1896, and won 25 of the 27.    He won 160 games, lost 70, and drew 57.  Best Selling Chess Book. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess has sold over one million copies. Best w... | Read More

  • First Verbalize, Then Analyze (Plus, One from the Rule Books)

    I noticed two questions (posed by several readers) pertaining to my earlier article titled, “Finnish Defense & Tournament Prep.” Both questions are about an analysis I gave, and both are more than reasonable … on one level. Let’s take ... | Read More

  • Finnish Defense & Tournament Prep

    Mr. Dahl wrote: I’d like to ask about a certain Scandinavian Main Line variation I came up with. It is 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qa5 4.d4 c6 5.Bd2 Qc7 (me and my friends playfully call this the Finnish Variation). Is it sound for Black? I’ve ... | Read More

  • TEST YOUR CHESS: BLACK DRAGON

    Hi again everyone,   This time we will try to take a look at how black can answer a variation which a lot of sources consider to be critical to the whole survival of the Dragon. I’ve tried to include a lot of possible deviations for black tha... | Read More

  • Your Questions Answered By Andrew Martin

    Unfortunately this is the last Q&A Chess.com column from International Master Andrew Martin.  I'm sure you will join me in thanking Andrew for his insightful columns and wishing him all the best for the future!   But if you still have an un... | Read More


    • MY RESURRECTION FROM THE AMERICAN OPEN 2013/3RD ANNUAL RECESSION BUSTER U1400

      In recent tournaments, I have felt like I been playing horrid...  American Open 2013 being one of them...  Studying those games, made me remember how tired I was, being oblivious to threatening moves which ended my win for those games I ... | Read More

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    • A Family Of Sorrows

      Well, this is it, the final week for the Scorpions as they were bumped out of the play-off picture last week when the LA Vibe bead the San Francisco Mechanics. At least Arizona is in for a bit of fun and revenge as it is that very team that they a... | Read More

    • My first "good" Kings Indian

      I've been studying the Kings Indian for a bit, mainly using the Andrew Martin DVD....get it, it's fucking fantastic.  This game was played on ICC against a 1736, and finally, I think I nailed it! | Read More

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    • chess_loves

      The Chess Mind By Dennis Monokroussos. A blog for chess fans, by a chess fan.   Links More of My Work These are companies I do videos for ChessVideos Chess videos for and by everyone. ChessLecture.com Other Che... | Read More

      • munnu_jain
      • | Aug 15, 2013
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    • Accused of Cheating in Online Chess

      So in a recent tournament game I was accused of cheating and my opponent resigned after 19 moves, just when I started cooking up a dangerous attack. He also resigned in our other game without playing a move. In my opinion the game was just theory... | Read More

      • Jeck96
      • | Feb 2, 2013
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  • 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. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • 1931 in chess

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    On January 7, 1931, the annual Hastings Christmas Congress finished.  Max Euwe won the Premier section and Salo Flohr won the Premier Reserves section.  The next year, Flohr would win the Premier section. On January 8, 1931, Nikolai Minev was b... Read More »

  • Ervin, Roy

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    Roy Carl Ervin was born in Los Angeles on January 4, 1951 and grew up in Santa Monica.  In 1969, he took 2nd in the Ventura Marina Chess Festival, won by Ray Martin, and ahead of Norman Whitaker.  In 1969, at the American Open in Santa Monica, E... Read More »

  • Adams, John Quincy

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    John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was the 6th President of the United States (1825-1829) and avid chess player.  His chess set is displayed in the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  John Quincy Adams may have lost the Presidency becau... Read More »