The U.S. Open chess tournament has been around since 1900 when it was called the Western Chess Association Championship and first won by Louis Uedemann, the creator of the Uedemann Code which was used to send chess m... | Read More
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