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  • Goose-Stepping Down Under

         This is the story of Kārlis Ozols that should be called, "When Chess Players Go Bad."   The story is one of amazement, puzzlement and disgust.      Kārlis Ozols had been a chess player in his native Latvia.  Like Tal, Ozols was... | Read More

  • The Rubinstein Maneuver

    "A master cogitates carefully, perhaps a half-hour on a move. Finally, he chooses the correct square for the correct piece and places it there. A grand master is much more skillful. He hardly thinks at all; he throws the piece into the air and it ... | Read More

  • What is Hikaru Nakamura's Favorite Food?

    Chess.com recently sent an e-mail survey to its titled players to find out their preferences on a wide variety of subjects, including blitz chess, music, television, schedules, food, and drinks. Some 71 chess masters filled out th... | Read More

  • An Hour With Morphy

         This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his genius as well as an attempt to explain his winning techniques... | Read More

  • Mastering Your Psychological Intuition

    For my victory over Capablanca I am indebted primarily to my superiority in the field of psychology. Capablanca played, relying almost exclusively on his rich intuitive talent. But for the chess struggle nowadays one needs a subtle knowledge of hu... | Read More


    • Should I teach chess although I’m not a chess master?

      I have written the follwing letter to a number of Chess masters here on chess.com and now I would love your input. For my Lions Club I want to teach the inner city kids chess, I believe this will help them in school and life. I just want to know s... | Read More

      • herbie53
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    • Chess is to chess960 as ____ is to ____

      Belgian chess master Mark Weeks was the strongest player to write regularly about chess960, and he was also one of the most prolific. Weeks once asked his readers to help wrestle with the problem of suitably analogizing chess and chess960. It's a... | Read More

    • 960 Icelandic Gambit

      The Center Counter equips Black with two related gambits that exploit a common mistake by White. 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 2. d4 is recommended by followers of the teacher Purdy, who said "the first side with two pawns in the center has a leg up", but ty... | Read More

    • An introduction

      Hello, everyone!   I'm Aoikunie, a huge chess fan. In this blog, I'll record my journey to chess mastery for everyone (or myself only ) to read. I'm from Sweden and I have a rating of 1 000 IRL because I just started playin... | Read More

      • AoiKunie
      • | Aug 22, 2015
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    • 7 Ways to Become a Chess Girl

      Earlier this year, Nigel Short, one of the United Kingdom's greatest chess players today, created quite a bit of controversy when he stated that men are "hardwired" to be better chess players than their female counterparts. Speaking in an interv... | Read More

      • a1acme
      • | Aug 18, 2015
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  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »