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    • Hungarian Brigitta Sinka, 87, clinches world chess record

      After spending most of her life playing simultaneous chess, one senior Hungarian pensioner has finally captured a world record established by a 1920s Cuban grandmaster.   Brigitta Sinka Sets World Chess Record Brigitta Sinka, 87, has spent ... | Read More

      • a1acme
      • | Jun 29, 2015
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    • The 10th Edmonton International: A Summary

      The 10th Edmonton International Chess Festval was a bit overlooked because of Norway Chess/Capablanca Memorial/Dortmund Sparkassen, but here's a little bit of what happened: Tournamen winner Pendyala Harikrishna earned 7.5/9 after narrowly escapi... | Read More

      • smith8800
      • | Jun 29, 2015
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    • Carlsen's Style Is Not New- Check Out Rubinstein!

      Many things are written about how the current GMs are so much better than the older generations, but as someone who grew up looking at games of the old Masters, such as Alekhine, Capablanca and others, I beg to differ. Besides, who did the new ... | Read More

    • Nothing is so healthy as a thrashing at the proper time

      I've been on a roll lately, winning some games in good style, and winning many others with luck and tenacity. Even with the losses through inattention, I was nearing my "best" standard and 960 ratings at FICS, but I knew a speed bump was coming. T... | Read More

    • Naiditsch Conquers Kramnik City: Dortmund R1

      There was some despair in the first round of Dortmund's Sparkassen Chess Meeting, but there was enough happiness to balance it out. At the end of a wonderful 57-move-long game against Vladimir Kramnik, German No. 1 Arkadij Naiditsch earned a poin... | Read More

      • smith8800
      • | Jun 27, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Read More »

  • Chajes, Oscar

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    Oscar Chajes was born in Brody, Galacia, Austria-Hungary (what is now Ukraine) on December 14, 1873.  In 1909 he was the winner of the U.S. Open in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He became secretary of the Isaac L. Rice Progressive Chess Club.  In 1... Read More »

  • Hodges, Albert Beauregard

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    Albert Hodges (1861-1944) was a former U.S. Champion.  His first job was a hidden operator of Ajeeb, the chess automaton, at the Eden Musee in New York..  He played chess and checkers.  He won the US championship in 1894 after defeating Jackson... Read More »

  • 1936 in chess

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    In January 1936, the All-Russian Trade Union Tournament finished after six months of steady play.  The event had 700,000 participants.  Georgy Lizitzin and Vitaly Checkover tied for 1st place. On January 4, 1936, the 16th Annual Hastings Christ... Read More »

  • Queen's Gambit

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    • | 164 Reads

    The Queen's Gambit is the starting position of many respectable chess opening such as the Queen's Gambit Accepted, the Queen's Gambit Declined and the Slav Defence. Black in most cases prefers not to capture the pawn as he cannot keep it without ... Read More »