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  • The Ohio Masters Open (3 days to go !)

    The Ohio Chess Academy & The Dayton Chess Club Bring You A Single Open Section Chess Tournament Open to Everyone!   First Annual Ohio Masters Chess Tournament July 25-27, 2014 OPEN FORMAT THE SAME FORMAT USED AT THE US OPEN CHESS... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • Good bishop, bad knight

    In our games we have the questions many times: Do I want to keep the bishop or the knight for the endgame. To be able to find the right answer we need to know the advantages and the disadvantages of the bishop and the knight. The bishop is strong... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 5

    Unorthodox Chess Players Einet890 asked a few questions, but I will only answer one here, and one other next time I do a Q&A article. Mr. Einet890, I’ll answer this question for everyone, though you’re welcome to use the ans... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #50 - Askew in Skewers

    Professor: Welcome back! Zephyr: Thank you, Professor. We welcome your welcome. Professor: I hope you enjoyed our class barbecue last week. Thomas: I know I did. Lucian: Me too. The hot dogs and hamburgers were great. Rachel: I also like... | Read More


    • CROSS-INVITATION: WELCOME TO GREAT TEAMS ON CHESS.COM!

      JOIN   Bobby Fischer Group Welcome join and play together with more than 5,550+ Fischer Fans! This is a group about Robert Fischer, arguably the best chess player ever, certainly the best who never even finished high school. You can check many ... | Read More

    • Top 100 Juniors Chess Player July 2014

      Rank Name Title Country Rating B-Day 1  Giri, Anish  g  NED 2750  1994-06-28 2  Rapport, Richard  g  HUN 2701  1996-03-25 3  Yu, Yangyi  g  CHN 2670  1994-06-08 4  Fedoseev, Vladimir  g  RUS 2668  1995-02-16 5  Artemiev, Vladislav... | Read More

      • gludug
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    • chess, a game, or an art?

      I recently watched Searching for Bobby Fischer, the second time I watched it in my chess career. One quote spesifically took me."People who don't play, or care at all, or are begginers, say it is just a game. Others believe, as do I, that it is an... | Read More

    • RIP - Ronald Finegold - 1937-2014

      My dad passed away this morning after a long illness:RIP - Ronald Finegold, April 5, 1937 - July 15, 2014. He was 77. He played Bobby Fischer in 1963. He and my mom celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 3, 2014. His last USCF rated game... | Read More

      • gmfinegold
      • | Jul 15, 2014
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    • Books I've read on Chess so far.

      This Blog will be continuously updated on all the books I've read on Chess. So far the books I've read are- 1. Reassess Your Chess by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 2. Complete Endgame Course by IM Jeremy Silman (I recommend!) 3. Chess Tactics... | Read More

      • windmill64
      • | Jul 15, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • Sicilian Defence

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      The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that follows. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

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    Pal Benko was in Amiens, France on Jul 15, 1928 but grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Benko learned chess from his father in 1938, at the age of 10.  His first book was a collection of Capablanca’s chess games. In June 1945, in his first chess to... Read More »

  • Joshua Waitzkin

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    Joshua Waitzkin (born December 4, 1976) is an American chess player, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child, he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. He is the only person to have won th... 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 »