Magnus Carlsen: Words can't describe what a HUGE prodigy in chess he is. I look up to him as a BIG inspiration in my chess career. He has won so many tournaments and he defeated Anand. He now is #1. He is a good influence. He has been making his w... | Read More
Winner of Chess Olympiad in Istanbul Natalia Pogonina
Interviewer: Elena Vaytsekhovskaya, Sport-Express.ru
What is a Chess Olympiad? Why was Judit Polgar the only woman who could compete on par with male grandmasters? What thoughts do chess p... | Read More
Now before you get all hot and bothered about the title of my blog, know that this story is about the abuse I took from not one, but multiple children (that weren't even my own ). I am talking about all the amazing youth players I playe... | Read More
In 1952, “The Game of Chess,” starring Vincent Price, was one of the episodes in the Lux Video Theatre (TV series from 1950 to 1959)
In 1953, an episode called “Cagliostro and the Chess Player,” starring Jack Palance, appeared on Suspense... | Read More
Chess for FUN?
What happened to chess for fun? I’m not a rated player, in fact, I didn’t learn the game until well past my youth. However, I can still remember having a lot of fun playing chess.
Yes, those were the days. Bobby Fischer w... | Read More