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  • The Double Attack

    The double attack is a devastating tactical weapon. A double attack can come out of nowhere, instantly winning the game in a complex position. Combinations and tactical shots are usually made possible by a certain aspect of the position -- a vul... | Read More

  • The French Winawer: A History

    In the first installment of my series on the development of various opening variations, we learned about the history of the King's Gambit. This week we will be moving on to a more modern and frequently seen opening: the Winawer French. In th... | Read More

  • The King's Gambit: A History

    With last week's column, we reached the end of my series on endgames, "Without the Lady." It has been an interesting journey through one of chess's most mysterious and underappreciated domains -- but the end has come. I now begin a new column co... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 9

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, October 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Fabiabulous Editor Peter Doggers borrowed Dejan Bojkov's term to describe Fabiano Caruana's recent successes. Doggers writes: ... | Read More


    • Power in Check: chess n US Presidency

      Chess has influenced the American presidency since the administration of George Washington. While a game replete with Kings and Queens might at first seem antithetical to democratic leadership, commanders-in-chief have continually appreciated ches... | Read More

    • Deflation and other such nonsense

      In economics, deflation is a decrease in the general price level of goods and servicesDeflation occurs when the inflation rate falls below 0% (a negative inflation rate) So granted our "good fortune" in the Chapions League drawWhat next during ... | Read More

    • When Chess was Art

      GM Vladimir Simagin: A Chess Artist Every field of human endeavor has its heroes and legends. Some of them are praised a lot and gotten kind of cult status, like the World champions and the highest-tier members. But sadly, many other great minds h... | Read More

    • Beauty of Chess Design

        When you play a game of chess it is like designing something or constructing a mechanism of some kind by which you win or lose. –Marcel Duchamp. We saw before that chess masters build up their position by setting up pieces harmoniously.... | Read More

    • D-CHESS

      D-chess is a chess variant invented in 2008 by Dr. David N. Snyder. The “D” is for displacement or it can be for Dhamma (a Pali term from ancient India, where chess originated) or for doctor of chess, the highest, most evolved form of the ... | Read More


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  • Evans, Larry

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    Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an  was an American Chess Grandmaster, author and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Open Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times.  He won or ... Read More »

  • Légall's Mate

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    Légall's Mate is named after the French player M. de Kermar, Sire de Légall (1702-1792).  While there are several variations, each involves the sacrifice of the queen.  If you would like to see more on this trap, David ... Read More »

  • Santasiere, Anthony

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    Anthony Edward Santasiere (born 9 December 1904 – died 13 January 1977) was an American chess master. Chess career: 1920s-In 1923, Santasiere tied for 13-14th in Lake Hopatcong (Frank Marshall and Abraham Kupchik won). In 1924, he took 3rd, ... Read More »

  • Lees, David

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    David M. Lees was born on February 12, 1943 in Springfield, Massachusetts.  He was a National Master.  He won or tied in the Western Massachusetts Championship five times (1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967).  He won the Central New Engla... Read More »

  • chess composition

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    In 1997, the Permanent Commission for Chess Compositions (PCCC) decided to establish the title of World Champion for Composers.  FIDE recognizes eight categories of chess composition.  The categories and world champions are: Two-movers -... Read More »