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  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: 'Never Good'

    Chess.com fans have marveled at my uncanny ability to play pathetic chess, and yet win all the same. That won’t be the case today. Unlike the first two games featured in this column, this next game boasts the logical and just conclusion of... | Read More

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled as a superior tactician.&rdqu... | Read More

  • Who Is The Architect Of Modern Chess?

    I am the proud owner of the obscure volume Pillsbury's Chess Career, published in 1922 by the American Chess Bulletin and written by two English amateurs, Philip Walsingham Sergeant and William Henry Watts. For several months i... | Read More

  • Almost a Champion

         To the chess-players of England the 18th century was just a fading memory.  Philidor had died and Verdoni, a man with a forgotten first name, took up his reins as professional at Parsloe's in London until he himself died in 1804.  At th... | Read More

  • The Fighting Dragon Video Series

    If the Sicilian is the vehicle driving Black’s equalizing chances, the Dragon is its engine. For years, White has struggled to find a definite answer to counter the Sicilian. The Dragon variation, also known as the Draco Star, has only furth... | Read More


    • Sinquefield Cup 2015, After 6 Rounds

      Sinquefield Cup 2015 reminds me St. Petersburg 1914. Not that I was alive in 1914 (-_-) Alekhine, Capablanca, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Rubinstein... One can learn a lot about chess just from studying only that tournament. Well, Sinquefield 2... | Read More

      • Haggard-CC
      • | Aug 29, 2015
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    • Firestorming the f-file

      Black unwisely permits the early opening of the f-file - grist for the King's Gambiteer's mill! | Read More

    • Red Lantana

      Red Lantana by Roland de Jesus   I picked up the book and started reading, And noticed a fine, legible script in the margins, Of thoughtful, careful notes, From the hand of a Lady.   Intrigued by her words, I read on, And closing ... | Read More

      • Seafever
      • | Aug 29, 2015
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    • Through the Eyes of A Hunter

      I yawn and snuggle into my clothes, trying to stay awake. It will be getting dark soon. I hear a twig snap over to my right and look around from my vantage point 20 feet up in a tree. Nothing, I think. Then, right as I am about to fall asleep, m... | Read More

    • Pirate Week

      Three strange pirate-related things happened to me last week. Now there's a sentence you don't see every day. Admittedly, some of the links to buccaneering are a little tenuous, but it still makes for an unusual theme. It started when I found ou... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Aug 27, 2015
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Video Lessons


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  • Fire of Squad

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    Fire of Squad, or the Two Rook Checkmate is a type of checkmate using two rooks, a queen and a rook or two queens. It consists in forcing the king to one border of the board and making a checkmate there. Read More »

  • Kempelen, Farkas

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    Farkas Kempelen (1734-1804) was the Inventor of the first automaton, The Chess Playing Turk, in 1769.  He built it for the sole purpose of entertaining and mystifying the Empress Maria Theresa of Austria.  It was not a true mac... Read More »

  • Turk

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    Nickname of the first automaton.  Made by Wolfgang von Kempelen in 1789.  Operators included Allgaier in 1809, Weyle in 1818, Boncourt in 1818, William Lewis in 1818 to 1819, Mouret in 1820, and Schlumberger (1826 to 1838).  It was ... Read More »

  • Club, chess

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    The world's first chess club was organized in Italy in 1550. The first chess club in England was Slaughter's Coffee House, founded in London, England in 1715.  The oldest chess club in Europe is the Zurich Chess Club, founded in 1809... Read More »

  • Bosnia

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    In 1993, a person was shot and killed while playing a chess game in Bosnia-Herzegovina, the first to die from sniper fire while playing chess.   The first chess championship of Bosnia-Herzegovina was held in 1994, won by Rade Milovanovic... Read More »