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  • 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

  • Living Chess

         Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More

  • Classic Pawn Structure, Part 3a

    When a player starts out, he’s told various rules that will help him navigate through the choppy waters of chess. A few basic ones are: Don’t hang your pieces Don’t swallow and talk at the same time Castle as quickly as possible Don’t all... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #44 - Take, Take and Mate?

    Professor: What do you say, class? Class: (Mumbled voices.) Professor: It’s great that I have a captivated audience. Hale: Captivated or captive? Professor: Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk a... | Read More

  • Remembering Curt Brasket

    FIDE Master Curt Brasket was a towering figure in Minnesota chess, having won the state championship a record 16 times. On January 24, 2014, he passed away in his sleep at the age of 81, having battled Parkinson’s disease for nearly 40 years. Hi... | Read More


    • Evans Gambit video

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    • Bobby Fischer's one true friend... if only both had learnt that Love means never having to say "

      Fischer's one true friend, if only both had learnt that love means never having to say "I'm sorry" and then said it... Larry Evans was five times US chess champion, won individual and team gold medals at the biennial chess Olympiads, authored ... | Read More

      • Henryongmy
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    • Benjamin Franklin and Chess Trivia

      Benjamin Franklin was born on Jan 17, 1706 or Jan 6, 1706 old style. Franklin wrote about checkers (draughts) when he sailed to and from England in 1726.  When a fair wind came up, Franklin spent much of his time onboard playing checkers.  He l... | Read More

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    • WHO

      Florence NightingaleOM RRC Born 12 May 1820Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany Died 13 August 1910 (aged 90)Park Lane, London, England, United Kingdom Known for Pioneering modern nursing Medical career Profession Nurse and statistician Institut... | Read More

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    • Evergreen Game Anderssen

      White: Anderssen   Black: Dufresne   Opening: Evans Gambit  1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4ed4  7. O-O d3 8. Qb3 Qf6 9. e5 Qg6 10. Re1 Nge711. Ba3 b5  12. Qb5 Rb8 13. Qa4 Bb6... | Read More

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  • Italian Game

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    'Italian game' refers to any game that follows after the sequence 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4. This includes both the Two Knights Defense (3. ...Nf6) and the Giuoco Piano (3. ...Bc4). 'Italian Game' is more accurate than Giuoco Piano, since this lite... Read More »

  • Wing Gambit

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    The term Wing gambit usually refers to when white plays an early b2 to b4 deflecting a black pawn. There are many wing gambits. The first one is the Evan's Gambit, popularized by William Davie Evans. In the 1800's everybody used it and there were ... Read More »

  • 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 »

  • Telegraph

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      The first telegraph match was played between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore in  November, 1844, linked by the first American telegraph.  In 1845, Staunton and Hugh Kennedy, playing from Gosport, Portsmouth Harbor, played two telegraph gam... Read More »

  • Evans Gambit

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     The Evans Gambit is characterised by the moves: 1. e4 e52. Nf3 Nc63. Bc4 Bc54. b4 History The gambit is named after the Welsh sea Captain William Davies Evans, the first player known to have employed it. The first game with the open... Read More »