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  • The Advantage of Doubled Isolated Rook Pawns?

    Professor: Happy day before Saturday, class. Zephyr: I wanted to bring something up. Professor: I'm fine. How are you? You couldn't wait to say "hello?" Zephyr: Hello, Professor. Now can we talk about it? Professor: About what? Zephyr: D... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Kramnik vs. Kasparov

    By 1990, Garry Kasparov had done what nobody had done before since the creation of the world championship: defended his title multiple times against the clearly best challenger. All in all, he and Anatoly Karpov played five quite grueling matches ... | 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

  • Don't show your opponent mercy!

    This is part of my column Move by Move: Chess Improvement. To get your game analyzed, please join the group: Move by Move Chess Improvement I would like to thank WhiteAnemone for submitting this game. White has achieved a nice position... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Kasparov vs. Karpov

    With Anatoly Karpov having "inherited" the world title, he was eager to win as many tournaments as possible to prove that he was worthy of the title. And this he did. Besides winning such tournaments as Milan 1975, Las Palmas 1977, Bugojno 1978... | Read More


    • Tashkent GP 2014 Round 2

      Round 2 report of the Tashkent GP. Lousy prep by Mamedyarov, a drawing prep by Andreikin and no prep by Jobava! http://www.alexcolovic.com/2014/10/tashkent-gp-2014-round-2.html | Read More

    • BTCL Varsity Results Round 1

      Hey everyone Sorry about the late posting but we've been busy with school.  Both Whitewater and Dearborn started off with forfeits against Northwestern and Oshkosh respectively and the U of MN Twin Cities had a bye.  Teams in first place are U... | Read More

    • Frome Chess Congress 2014 (10/11 May)

      25th Annual congress held at Selwood Academy on 9/10/11th May. Taking a round one bye, my results were as follows: Round 2: Playing white I was able to play my preferred Scotch gambit opening, which my opponent wasn't familiar with (4...H6). Afte... | Read More

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    • USCL Week 9 preview/predictions

      The ninth week of the USCL is upon us, and this year it takes on a whole new level of importance. The West has a small but significant edge in the interdivisional standings, up a full match point and five game points on the East. Nonetheless, the... | Read More

    • The Bongcloud in Practice

      Recently I was playing some live chess, and I got frustrated because I was trying out an experimental opening 1. c4??. I kept losing. I have come to the conclusion that this opening loses by force. So I decided to go back to my old drawing weapon... | Read More

      • staggerlee
      • | Oct 21, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • Hodges, Albert Beauregard

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    Albert Hodges (1861-1944) was a former U.S. Champion.  His first job was a hidden operator of Ajeeb, the chess automaton, at the Eden Musee in New York..  He played chess and checkers.  He won the US championship in 1894 after defeating Jackson... Read More »

  • Sarratt, Jacob Henry

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    Jacob Henry Sarratt (1772-1821) was a chess player and author.   He was a London schoolmaster and the first professional to teach in England.  He was the house professional at the Salopian coffee house in London who played for a guinea per game... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »

  • Mathematics and chess

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    The number of possible chess positions after White’s first ply move is 20 (16 pawn moves and 4 knight moves).  There are 400 possible chess positions after two ply moves (first ply move for White followed by first ply move for Black).  Th... Read More »

  • The Impotent Pair

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    The Impotent Pair refers to a RP and Bishop of the "wrong color" that does not control the queening square. If the lone King cannot be prevented from arriving at the queening square ahead of the enemy King the game is a draw. In this diagram the p... Read More »