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    • The Tournament of Champions - Round 5

      Round 5 of The Tournament of Champions. CM Fischer loses to CM Lasker! CM Capablanca loses to CM Alekine! CM Kasparov and CM Anand play to a draw. CM Steintz wins over CM Alekine! CM Kasparov leads after 5 rounds. ... | Read More

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    • D06 - Queen's Gambit

        The Queen's Gambit is a chess opening that starts with the moves: 1. d4 d52. c4The Queen's Gambit is one of the oldest known chess openings. It was mentioned in the Göttingen manuscript of 1490 and was later analysed by masters su... | Read More

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    • José Raúl Capablanca

      Capablanca’s three main books – My Chess Career (1920), Chess Fundamentals (1921) and A Primer of Chess (1935) – have undergone conversion, with mixed results. My Chess Career, his first book in English, was published a year before he becam... | Read More

    • Techniques of Positional Play: Technique No. 6

        Techniques of Positonal PlayTechnique No. 6IV. Which colour of squares for the pawns? For & against Capablana's rules Capablanca established the following guidelines for the placing of the pawns:  if our opponent has a bishop but we d... | Read More

    • Techniques of Positional Play: Technique No. 5

      Techniques of Positonal PlayTechnique No. 5III. Capablanca's motif: immobilising the bishop In the following example, keeping the black bishop in a cage works in a slightly different way: after a pawn sacrifice the latter is shunted on to a... | Read More


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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    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 »