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.
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Target Skill Range: Intermediate (Rated 1400-1799)
Tactics, tactics and more tactics! Learn what it takes to win using tactics!
Memorize Every Fundamental Tactical Pattern of Chess
Do Tactics, Tactics, and More Tactics
Develop "Ta... | Read More
There are all sorts of ways to merge chess with art or music. Music critic and chess writer and aficionado, Harold Schonberg considered chess itself an art "in that it deals with the materials and processes of creation and evokes an aesthetic r... | Read More
I originally published this in my chess journal in Sept. 2006. As I find this book particulary important and timeless, I wanted to highlight it once again.
The Immortal Game - A History of Chess or how 32 carved pieces on a board illumin... | Read More
Viswanathan (Vishy) Anand was born on December 11, 1969 in Chennai, India. Veselin Topalov was born on March 15, 1975 in Rousse (Ruse), Bulgaria.
Anand is now 40.Topalov just turned 35.
Topalov’s father taught him to play chess at the age of ... | Read More