fischer

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "fischer" on Google.


Anette234
Anette234
Location: calgary, Canada
Joined: 3/24/15
Last Online: 3/24/15
Points: 0 points
FischerIncarnate
FischerIncarnate
Location: United States
Joined: 3/24/15
Last Online: 3/24/15
Points: 0 points
jayfisch308
jayfisch308
Location: United States
Joined: 3/21/15
Last Online: 3/26/15
Points: 0 points
ThGallantKnight
ThGallantKnight
Location: Flowermound, United States
Joined: 3/20/15
Last Online: 3/21/15
Points: 0 points
fischanator
fischanator
Location: United States
Joined: 3/19/15
Last Online: 3/22/15
Points: 0 points

  • How To Battle The Caro-Kann

    In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Read More

  • What If Death Match 31 Were Competitive Eating?

    What if Chess.com added a food consumption element to its Death Matches? On which meal would GMs Sam Shankland and Georg Meier prefer to gorge? For this and other pressing and non-pressing questions, we caught up with the players. You can read b... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Teaching Stuff

    Topic for next month: Losing (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions outside of that theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments. If I get the opportunity to answer a different ki... | Read More

  • How To Play The Najdorf Against The Adams Attack

    In Playing Against The Najdorf: The Adams Attack, we saw how an obscure small move (6.h3) was developed as an answer to another small move (5...a6 -- the Najdorf), which had, paradoxically, become the most popular opening in chess. The so-called... | Read More

  • The Touch Move Rule

    The touch move rule is the most basic rule of tournament chess.  Even people who don't play chess at all know that when a chess player intentionally touches one of his pieces, he must make a move with this piece (of course if such a legal mov... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.26.2015 - day 106

      World Champion Bobby Fischer beat the Greenblatt Programm in Cambridge in 1977: Black to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Magnus Carsen won against Teimour Radjabov in the Porto Vecchio match  of the Hopes in 2007: White to move and ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.25.2015 - day 105

      World Champion Bobby Fischer beat the Greenblatt Programm in Cambridge in 1977: White to move and checkmates in 1:   World Champion Garry Kasparov won against David Letterman in the Late Night Show-Telex game in New York in 1989:   White to... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.24.2015 - day 104

      World Champion Robert James Fischer beat Yugoslavian Grandmaster Milan Matulovic in Herceg Novi in 1970: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Magnus Carslen won against Dutch Grandmaster Loek Van Wely in in Schagen in 2006: White... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.23.2015 - day 103

      World Champion Robert James Fischer beat Michel Tordion in a simul in Quebec in 1964: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Garry Kasparov won against Grandmaster Viktor Kortschnoj in the World Cup in Barcelona in 1989: Black to ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.22.2015 - day 102

      World Champion Robert James Fischer beat E. McCaskey in a simul in Davis in 1964: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Magnus Carlsen won against Grandmaster Jon Viktor Gunnarsson in Reykjavik in 2006: White to move and checkmates... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Sicilian Defence

    • 305 Reads
    • | 305 Reads

    The Sicilian Defence is an opening very rich in independent variations to the extent that it is always mentioned along with the mainline variation that followed. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking contro... Read More »

  • Chess960

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

    • 9 Reads
    • | 9 Reads

    Pal Benko was in Amiens, France on Jul 15, 1928 but grew up in Budapest, Hungary. Benko learned chess from his father in 1938, at the age of 10.  His first book was a collection of Capablanca’s chess games. In June 1945, in his first chess to... Read More »

  • Evans, Larry

    • 36 Reads
    • | 36 Reads

    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 »

  • Chernev, Irving

    • 3 Reads
    • | 3 Reads

      Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was born on January 29, 1900 in Priluku, Ukraine   In 1904 (some sources say 1920), Chernev’s family emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.   In 1912, Irving Chernev’s father taught him chess.   In the 1930s, ... Read More »