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  • How Bobby Fischer Saved Game of Thrones

    You might know that Bobby Fischer was responsible for creating unprecedented excitement in the United States chess community when he defeated Boris Spassky to win the 1972 world championship over the Soviet Union. Fischer’s victory inspired mi... | Read More

  • Review: My Junior Years in 20 Games

    One of the first chess books I bought myself was a red little volume in German called Garrik Kasparow - Idol der Jugend by T.Lais. Published in 1983 - when Kasparov was just 20 years old - it contained 60 lightly annotated games played by the late... | Read More

  • The 10 Best Chess Cities in the World

    The game of chess has a storied history dating back to about 600 AD, with many momentous events in those 1500 years.  About half a billion people today play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent ... | Read More

  • Can a GM and Rybka beat Stockfish?

    About two months ago, Rubik's Cube extraordinaire and chess aficionado Tyson Mao approached me with a fascinating proposal. Together with his friend Jesse Levinson, Tyson was exploring the current state of computer chess engines. It is well... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #54: Give Me Something

    Professor: Howdy, class. Here the class responded with a collective “hi.” Professor: We have a new class member being added to our roster today. I’d like you to meet Idris. Everyone smiled coyly, but warmly. Zephyr: Wha... | Read More


    • Bobby Fischer and Irving Chernev Collections

      I am very excited to have finished creating PGN/Chessbase collections for Bobby Fischer's My 60 Memorable Games and Irving Chernev's Logical Chess Move by Move.  They can be downloaded in either format here. | Read More

    • Bobby Fischer vs Donald Byrne

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    • 7 Surprising Health Benefits of Playing Chess

      Grandmaster and world chess champion Bobby Fischer is famously quoted as saying, “Chess is life.” But can this two-player game, consisting of a square checkered board and playing pieces that are moved in different ways depending on their royal... | Read More

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    • Exclusive Training With Yasser Seirawan

      Yesterday Sunday the 17th, together with a few club colleagues, I was fortunate enough to attend an exclusive training session with world renowned Chess Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan.We visited Yasser in his house in Amsterdam which has been been hi... | Read More

      • Waldemar
      • | Aug 18, 2014
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    • Short and the Caro-Kann

      I have been playing against the Caro-Kann quite often recently, and have drawn inspiration and innovation from some beautifully played games by GM Nigel Short (pictured). Here are some details about Mr Short: Regarded as the strongest English... | Read More


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  • Chess960

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    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 »

  • Sicilian Defence

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      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 follows. Black's purpose of playing 1...c5 is to undermine white's center by taking cont... Read More »

  • Benko, Pal

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    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

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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 »

  • Chernev, Irving

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      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 »