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  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Read More

  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History

    For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low opinion of the Smith-Morra, while at the same time it is a favo... | Read More

  • 13 Songs With Chess Lyrics

    Chess and music have been linked throughout history. Both of these cerebral pursuits live at the intersection of science and art, and both are breeding grounds for amazing geniuses and prodigies. The logic, structure, and meaning of music can ... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More

  • 5 Openings To Learn In 2015

    A new calendar year, for many people, means a chance for a new beginning. January is a month to consider new possibilities, to improve yourself, and to make a fresh plan for the upcoming year. In many ways, a new year is like a chessboard in t... | Read More


    • Bobby Fischer queen sacrifice ("La partida del Siglo" - variacion)

      "The Chess Game of the CEntury" may have been won by White as demonstrated below: La partida (del Siglo) se pudo haber decidido en menos de un movimiento (como demuestro en la variacion del movimiento 18) a favor de las blancas. | Read More

    • The good bishop saves the day

      Since years I often favor the knight over the bishop in chess. But since I looked at some Bobby Fischer games again, I started to see that bishops can be very cool too. Here's an example of the good bishop versus the bad knight. | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 25, 2015
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    • A little tribute to Nimzovich style Nh8!!

      Know your classics ! Do you know the amazing move knight to h8 from Bobby Fischer ? I thought it was Nimzovich who had played Nh8 as well, but I found three games with it where it was not as convincing as in the blitz (!) game Korchnoi - Fische... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 21, 2015
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    • The echo of Bobby Fischer's 19.Rf6

      It is not easy to be creative in chess. Lots has been done already in the past. But the good thing is that by studying chess games from others, ideas can be reused in your own games. Like the blocking 19.Rf6!! move from Bobby Fischer against Pal ... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 19, 2015
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    • Lista

      1. Paul Morphy. 2. Bobby Fischer. 3. Garry Kasparov. 4. José Raúl Capablanca. | Read More


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  • 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 followed. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking contro... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »