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Computer5-GODLIKE
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WinningMachine3
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ComputerChessGames
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  • Clash of Champions: the 1948 World Championship Tournament

    Shortly after the end of World War II, Alexander Alekhine died, allegedly by choking, in a mostly empty hotel on the windswept coast of Portugal. He left the world championship crown vacant, for the first time since Steinitz became the first wor... | Read More

  • Monster Opening Preparation

    Serious opening preparation is a must for all chess professionals. At times, the preparation is mundane: NORMAL OPENING PREPARATION  1) You decide to play a new opening that had attracted you for years, or you saw something new and exc... | Read More

  • When Castles Attack

         There are certain rare actions in chess that elicit an almost emotional response - windmills, smothered mates, advantageous underpromotions and what I want to include here:  Checkmate by Castling.      This type of mate is so ra... | Read More

  • Chess.com Player Profiles: IM Fins0905

    International Chess Master John Bartholomew is a 26 year-old chess professional from Eagan, Minnesota. He has more than 11 years of chess teaching experience with players of all ages and skill levels. John has run successful chess clubs and p... | Read More

  • Records in Chess

    Best match player.  William Steinitz played 27 chess matches from 1862 to 1896, and won 25 of the 27.    He won 160 games, lost 70, and drew 57.  Best Selling Chess Book. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess has sold over one million copies. Best w... | Read More


    • CHESS AND MEDITATION

      The Zen of Chess From The Dhamma Encyclopedia Dr. David Snyder with one of his chess sets Note: The following is adapted from articles that were previously written and published in Chess publications, authored by Dr. David N. Snyder. T... | Read More

    • اصول 64 گانه شطرنج: کپسولی، مختصر و مفید

      1. Develop your pieces quickly. 1- سوارهایتان را سریعا گسترش دهید 2. Control the center. 2- مرکز را کنترل کنید 3. Try to put your pieces on squares that give them maximum space. 3- سعی کنید سو... | Read More

    • Computers and chess

      I wonder how many players use chess computers to help them find the best move. Is this a good idea as long as the chess computer is not used to actually play out the game? Your comments would be appreciated. | Read More

      • Romanna
      • | Sep 1, 2014
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    • Sparring with Compy 1: Dazzling Debut!

      My desktop PC has been lately suffering from a chronic inability to load chess.com's live chess server as well as let me move pieces on corrospondence chess, live chess, tactics trainer, chess mentor, et cetera. I tried to remedy this by updating ... | Read More

    • Chess Olympiad Trivia

      The first world team competition (called the Chess Olympic Games or Tournament of Nations) took place in Paris, France in July, 1924 to coincide with the 8th Summer Olympic Games. There were 55 players (one player later withdrew) from 18 countries... | Read More

      • billwall
      • | Jun 15, 2014
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  • tablebase

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    An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of a chess endgame position. It is typically used by a computer chess engine during play, or by a human or computer that is retrospectively anal... Read More »

  • Kasparov, Garry

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    Garry Kasparov, originally named Weinstein, was born on April 13, 1963. He is unainamously regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. In 1976, he was the strongest player in the world under age 13.  He became a grandmaster at 17, the ... 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 »

  • Values

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    Each of the pieces in chess has a different value indicating its usefulness relative to other pieces. Under most systems, including that used in the "Details" section of Chess.com games, a pawn is worth one point, a knight is worth three points, a... Read More »

  • Curdo, John

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    John Anthony Curdo was born on November 14, 1931 in Lynn, Massachusetts and now lives in Auburn, Massachusetts.  He is a FIDE master (current Elo rating  2275, maximum Elo rating 2305).  He has won the Massachusetts state championship 18 times ... Read More »