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  • All About Mary

          Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser.  But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role.  While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7

    GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle 2, you say the following: &lsquo... | Read More

  • Attacking 101: Volume #001 Book (October 2012)

    Attacking 101: Volume #001 The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #nnn) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players. The players are all rated in the range of 1000 to 1800 - the t... | Read More

  • Old Times

         The style of journalistic writing from over a half century ago is somewhat different than that of today, in some ways perhaps a bit harder to read but in other ways more enjoyable. Looking through old "Time" magazines is also enjoyable a... | Read More

  • Insane, Surprising, or Beautiful Finishes, Part 3

    My last article didn’t have any chess puzzles, which I know Chess.com readers enjoy. To make up for that, we’ll have a simple article this week composed entirely of puzzles. And, as I did in Part 2 of this series, all examples will be ... | Read More


    • Gambits you might want to try, Part 1

      1. e4 1.1 King's gambit ECO: C30–C39 Parent: Open Game Material offered: 1 pawn White offers a pawn to divert the Black e-pawn so as to build a strong centre with d2–d4. Theory has shown that in order for Black to maintain the gambit pa... | Read More

      • EvgeniyZh
      • | Nov 5, 2014
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    • Natural supremacy

          Natural supremacy       For Royal-Class     Ever since I was young nature appealed to me like nothing else. In the summertime I would be sitting in the grass, watching the ants go by in their busy lives. I watched the butterfli... | Read More

      • D_Gray
      • | Nov 4, 2014
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    • Danish Gambit

      My over the board chess "career" continued at the 2014 Birmingham Chess Rapidplay tournament on 12th October 2014.  I finished with 2.5 out of 6 (2 wins, 1 draw, 3 losses.)  I finished 21st out of 34.  I was slightly disappointed to have finish... | Read More

      • blowerd
      • | Oct 15, 2014
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    • My Best Games

      Here is my best chess games. Eight of them are from chess.com, and one is from the Danish Junior Championship 2014 (UDM 2014). I have maked some comments to each game. They come in a random order: Game 1: This is a game from a event in the chess... | Read More

      • Vikkelsoe
      • | Oct 13, 2014
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    • Some Recent Blitz Games

      Thought I'd post some notable games I played recently on InstantChess. I'm trying to avoid the Iron Idiot when I'm analyzing these days, so if you can improve on my analysis, feel free to do so! First game: Tried the Danish for the first time. Bl... | Read More

      • FJP3
      • | Oct 9, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Harwitz bishops

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    Harrwitz bishops (named after Daniel Harrwitz (1823-1884)) are bishops that occupy ajacent diagonals. For example, White has Harrwitz bishops in the Danish Gambit. They can be very good attackers, especially in the middlegame. They are also know... Read More »

  • 1935 in chess

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    In 1935, the magazine CHESS was founded by B.H. Wood in Sutton Coldfield. In January 1935, Isaac Kashdan and A. Kupchik tied for 1st in the Manhattan Chess Club championship.  After dividing the prize money, they played one game to decide the Cl... Read More »

  • Larsen, Bent

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    Bent Jorgen Larsen, born March 4, 1935, is a Danish Grandmaster (1956) who now lives in Buenos Aires with his Argentinean wife. In 1954 at the age of 19, he won the Danish championship and became an International Master.  Larsen won the Danis... Read More »

  • Zukertort, Johannes

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    Johannes Zukertort (1842-1888) was a chess master, physician, pianist, magazine editor, music critic, linguist, swordsman and marksman.  He was fluent in   English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Russian, Sa... Read More »

  • Fiske, Daniel Willard

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    Daniel Willard Fiske was born in New York in 1831.  From 1852 to 1859, he was the librarian to the Astor Library in Manhattan.  In 1857, he was the champion of the New York Chess Club.  He organized the First American Congress in 18... Read More »