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    • Beautiful Chess Games

          Chess is an old and beautiful intelectual game that attracts millions of people around the globe regardless of their strenghth. The beauty of chess lies in tactics and precise calculation which makes it complex and challenging. There are man... | Read More

      • DaenerysT
      • | Jun 29, 2014
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    • The Americas' Slow LIVE Chess Week-End Championship

      This could be a chess revolution on chess.com, as this is something that hasn't been tried before in internet chess history, I think. I am organizing a 4 round live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament to be played on Chess.com. «The Americas' Slow LIVE Ch... | Read More

      • zugzwang67
      • | May 31, 2014
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      • | 1 comment
    • The very first 90|30 WEEK-END tournament on Chess.com

      This could be a chess revolution on chess.com, as this is something that hasn't been tried before in internet chess history, I think. I am organizing a 4 round live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament to be played on Chess.com. «The Americas' Slow LIVE Ch... | Read More

      • zugzwang67
      • | May 29, 2014
      • | 180 views
      • | 1 comment
    • A Live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament on Chess.com

      This could be a chess revolution on chess.com, as this is something that hasn't been tried before in internet chess history, I think. I am organizing a 4 round live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament to be played on Chess.com. «The Americas' Slow LIVE Ch... | Read More

      • zugzwang67
      • | May 26, 2014
      • | 175 views
      • | 0 comments
    • A Live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament on Chess.com

      This could be a chess revolution on chess.com, as this is something that hasn't been tried before in internet chess history, I think. I am organizing a 4 round live 90|30 WEEK-END tournament to be played on Chess.com. «The Americas' Slow LIVE Ch... | Read More

      • zugzwang67
      • | May 24, 2014
      • | 157 views
      • | 1 comment

Video Lessons



  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Lasa, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der

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    Baron Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (von der Lasa) was born on October 17, 1818 in Berlin, Germany.  He studied law in Berlin and Bonn, Germany. In 1837, he was one of the seven co-founders of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades),... Read More »

  • Karjakin, Sergey

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    Sergey Karjaki is a Ukrainian Grandmaster, born in simferopol, Ukraine on January 12, 1990,later moved to russia.   On August 20, 2002, at the age of 12 years and 7 months, he was the youngest grandmaster in history.  He was the world champion ... Read More »

  • Carlsen, Magnus

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    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian child chess prodigy, was born Nov 30, 1990, and gained the Grandmaster title (2004) at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days.   He became the 2nd youngest GM in chess history, behind only  Sergey Karjakin and Pari... Read More »