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  • The Weird And Wonderful Empty Square Sacrifice

    I will not hide the fact that I love to hear the spectators react after a sacrifice of a piece or pawn. I dont think that there is anything bad in such a feeling; no artist or musician is indifferent to the reactions of the public.  -- Mikh... | Read More

  • Shadow Pictures of the Vienna Players

         The Vienna Chess Tournament of 1898, one of many tournaments sponsored by Albert von Rothschild, ran from May 31 to July 25 and was played at the Vienna Chess Club.  It attracted many strong and now-famous masters. Tarrasch and Pillsb... | Read More

  • The Rubinstein Maneuver

    "A master cogitates carefully, perhaps a half-hour on a move. Finally, he chooses the correct square for the correct piece and places it there. A grand master is much more skillful. He hardly thinks at all; he throws the piece into the air and it ... | Read More

  • Capablanca's Nimzo-Indian: World Champion Openings

    Like Emanuel Lasker, his successor, Jose Raul Capablanca, was less of a theoretician and more of a keen practical player. Lasker utilized his great psychological understanding and clever trickiness, while Capablanca's skill rested in his innate un... | Read More

  • The Killer Instinct

         There are many definitions for the concept, "killer instinct."  One of the better ones I found, from Dictionary.com, tell us it's "an aggressive and ruthless determination to win or attain a goal."       Maybe it was an eventual p... | Read More


    • Mutilated chessboard problem - ChessNetwork

      British-American philosopher Max Black proposed the "Mutilated chessboard problem" in 1946 in his book "Critical Thinking". This tiling puzzle is an excellent critical thinking problem to pose to a classroom, teacher, or more generally those who e... | Read More

    • Sinquefield 08: Carlsen forgives Nakamura

      Sinquefield 08: Carlsen forgives Nakamura by Alejandro Ramirez 9/1/2015 – Today's round featured three solid draws, after which two very long games were the only ones left in the playing hall. Giri suffered slightly against Caruana as he lost ... | Read More

    • B+B vs R endgame from Carlsen-Nakamura game

      Looking at the final moves of Carlsen-Nakamura game from the 8th round of the Sinquefield Cup, I could not help but feel déjà vu, as a few years ago I had exactly the same endgame in a game in a German open! Thanks to some mistakes by my oppon... | Read More

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    • Get your act together!

      (Beat Reporter:  Mark LaRocca)  The Boston Blitz began this season just as they began last season, that is, letting the netted fish slip away and drawing matches that they must win.  If this season is to be a success, they must turn this trend ... | Read More

    • Super-Grandmaster Tactics at the Sinquefield Cup

      Levon Aronian currently leads the Sinquefield Cup by a full point! Photo Credit Austin Fuller Here's a look at some of the tactical combinations from the exciting first round of the tournament, which had the rare result of all decisive games... | Read More


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  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Read More »

  • Campomanes, Florencio

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    Florencio Basa Campomanes, born Feb 22, 1927, was the first non-European elected FIDE President (1982-1995).  In 1956, he was the first National Master of the Philippines Chess Federation.  He won the Philippine championship in 1956 and 1960.  ... Read More »

  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Read More »

  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »