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  • Classic Combinations: The Good Old Days

    This series is all about attacking chess and combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten greats. And, if you learn a tiny b... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Speed Chess -- The Good

    Topic for May/June: The Endgame (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions different from the above theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments.) The Good and the Bad of Speed Che... | Read More

  • Die Immergrüne Partie

    Dr. Hermann von Gottschall      Dr. Hermann von Gottschall (1862-1933) was a reputable German chessplayer and problemist. He also edited the German periodical "Deutsche Schachzeitung" from 1892-96 (having co-edited with Curt von Bardeleb... | Read More

  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • Louis Paulsen II

         I'd written about Paulsen several times in different places. HERE is my article at Chess.com of which I'll consider this an extension.      Why write more on Louis Paulsen?  I am fascinated with the 19th century and chess during th... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 05.25.2015 - day 166

      World Champion Boris Spassky won against Gerard Gilquin in Corsica in 1997: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Aleksandrs Koblencs in the USSR in 1965: White to move and mate in 3: Our reader Kevin Green from the ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 05.24.2015 - day 165

      World Champion Boris Spassky won against Guenther Beikert in the French Cup Final in Lyon in 1991: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Roberts Grants in the Latvian Championship in Riga in 1965: Black to move and mate... | Read More

    • Becoming a Chess Master - How Great (Chess) Masters Think

      Robin Sharma recently drew out some common traits of high achievers from Time magazine's latest list of influential people. I thought the commonalities apply to chess too, so wrote about it here: How Great (Chess) Masters Think | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 05.23.2015 - day 164

      World Champion Boris Spassky won against Aldo Haik in Paris in 1983: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Georgi P Tringov in the Amsterdam Interzonal Tournament in 1964: White to move and mate in 5: Our reader Jan ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 05.22.2015 - day 163

      World Champion Boris Spassky won against Nigel D Short in London in 1982: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Francisco Jose Perez in the Capablanca Memorial Tournament in Havana in 1963: White to move and mate in 2: ... | Read More


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  • Abramov, Lev

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    Lev Abramov, born in 1911, was a Russian chess master.  He was awarded the International Arbiter title in 1957.   He was awarded the title of International Master of Correspondence Chess in 1979.  In 1971, he wrote Chess Move by Move.  He is ... Read More »

  • Duque, Ray III

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    Ray Duque III was born in the Philippines on October 16, 1944. He started playing chess in the early 1960s but stoped playing the game because he was a Bit Player Actor in those years in the Philippines and was dancing the Ballroom/Latin Dancing w... Read More »

  • Foygel, Igor

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    Igor Foygel was born in Kiev in 1947.  He represented the republic of Ukraine in national youth chess competitions.  He became a master in 1974 and later became an International Master of Correspondence Chess.  He immigrated to the United State... Read More »

  • Weinberger, Tibor

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    FIDE Master and USCF Senior Master. He was a Hungarian master who played in five Hungarian championships from 1952 through 1956. He came to the United States in 1957. In 1957, he won the Minneapolis Open and the New Jersey Open. In 1958, he ... Read More »

  • Aarseth, Sverre Johannes

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    Sverre Aarseth, born July 20, 1934, is a chess master from Norway.   He participated in the 6th World Correspondence Chess Championship in 1971 and finished 14th out of 15 players.   He lost one game in 14 moves.  He is an astronomer and avid... Read More »