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  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • "Chinese School of Chess" by Liu Wenzhe

    This week I will be reviewing an interesting and unusual book about the development of chess in China. The author, Liu Wenzhe, is considered to be one of the first promoters of western chess in China. Originally a XiangQi (Chinese chess) player, W... | Read More

  • Probabilistic Rating Theory IX

    Probabilistic Rating Theory (Odds Ratings)   A = ½ ( Ao + Bo + R ) B = ½ ( Ao + Bo – R ) P = 1 / (1 + e ^ ( –KR ) ) R = (log ( (e ^ ( KRo( Ro> 0 ) ) + S ) / ( e ^ ( –KRo( Ro< 0 ) ) + 1 – S ) ) ) / K K = –( log ( 1 / Ps ... | Read More

  • Chinese Chess

    Chinese Chess   A familiarity with Chess is assumed in the following description.   The Chinese Chess board is composed of 9 vertical and 10 horizontal lines.   These are the files A to I and the ranks 0 to 9 of Chinese Chess.   The 9x10... | Read More

  • Origins of Chess

    550 AD - Northwestern India - Persian poem in 600 AD describes chess coming to Persia (Iran) from India First called: "Chaturanga" - a Sanskrit word translated as "4 limbed" or "4 parts" The four divisions of an army: five foot soldiers, three ... | Read More


    • there are currently 264 211 players online

      新中国象棋(new chinese chess)118 030 players online now. 中国象棋(chinese chess)126 214 players online now. 象棋(xiangqi) 19 294 players online now. 棋战江湖(qizhanjianghu) 673 players online now. totally 264 211... | Read More

      • wjcsz
      • | Oct 15, 2013
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    • chess_loves

      The Chess Mind By Dennis Monokroussos. A blog for chess fans, by a chess fan.   Links More of My Work These are companies I do videos for ChessVideos Chess videos for and by everyone. ChessLecture.com Other Che... | Read More

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      • | Aug 15, 2013
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    • Chaturanga…The lost game

      The true origin of the game of Chess is not clear. Some Legends attribute its invention to the Biblical King Solomon, or to the Greek god Hermes, or to the Chinese mandarin Hansing. But most probably originated in India sometime around the 5th, 6t... | Read More

      • Shadow_47
      • | Apr 24, 2013
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    • Its Chess Time!

      Chess Background Chess is a classic two person board game. It is played with specially designed pieces on a square board made up of 64 alternating light and dark squares arranged in eight rows and columns. First appearing around A.D. 600, the game... | Read More

      • vannabelle
      • | Feb 5, 2013
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    • Chess is fun

      Its fun to play chess and it always gives me something new each day. A new move I have not seen before or a good tactical combination to lure the other player into giving me a better position.  But its not just about the chess. Its alot about th... | Read More

      • jarlah
      • | Jan 16, 2013
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  • Pawn

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    The new pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280.  Starting a game by making two pawn moves before the opponent moved was common in Germany and Holland up to the 16th century, and st... Read More »

  • China

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    The Chinese Emperor Wen-ti executed two foreign chess players after learning that one of the pieces was called "Emperor."  He was upset that his title of Emperor could be associated with a mere game and forbade the game.  Chinese chess is played... Read More »

  • Alekhine, Alexander

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    Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) was the winner of the first Soviet Chess Championship (1920) and the only man to die while holding the world chess championship.  He learned chess from his older brother Alexei (1888-1939).  He studied law at the S... Read More »

  • Huebner, Robert

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    Robert Heubner, born Nov 6, 1948, is a German Grandmaster (1971) and strongest German player since World War II.  In 1967 he won the German championship.  In 1971 he was playing in a candidates match with Petrosian when he made a mistake... Read More »

  • Hyde, Thomas

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    Thomas Hyde (1634-1703) was the author of De Ludis Orientalibus (the Book of Oriental Games) in 1694.  This book documented correspondence games between Venetian and Croation merchants as early as 1650.  He  also wrote Mandragoria,s... Read More »