Miss Rosa Jefferson
The champion women chess player of the world
Rosa B. Jefferson
Although she was a significant historical figure in American chess, Rosa Bradford Jefferson has remained largely unknown. Miss Jefferson edited ... | Read More
"At the root of all advances in the science of chess-play lies the necessity of discovering an intelligible system of notation, by means of which the squares of the board may be easily defined and the moves of the pieces recorded." — H.J.R. M... | Read More
"Thank you, GM Serper for this profound statement. I would have never guessed it on my own!"
Admit this was your first thought when you read the title of this article. Yes, chess is obviously not checkers and yet, when I was a kid, I heard this ... | Read More
Let this video guide serve as the official reference point to help you find Chess.com videos on your favorite chess players throughout history!
Chess.com has enjoyed lessons from the best coaches and players within our game. Hopefully,... | Read More
Honest Abe - Chess Player
Although the documentation is rather sparce and anecdotal, Abraham Lincoln was known to have been a chess player. Below are a few of the instances where Chess crossed path with Mr. Lincoln.
"The Eve... | Read More