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  • More of the Greatest Combinations You've Never Seen

    Today, we will continue our exploration of brilliant combinations that have been wrongly cast into oblivion. First, I would like to share one of my own games from many years back, in which I missed a gorgeous mating sequence. It was a very pain... | 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

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 6

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | 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

  • Break the Biggest Rule in Chess -- and Win!

    In the first two installments of this article, we discussed the situations where it is beneficial to ignore well established principles of chess. Today we'll talk about another "sacred cow" of chess rules, the most dangerous one to bend!  H... | Read More


    • Games I play.

      I usually check a person out before I play. If the game looks like it will take 2 or more Days, I am really not interested. So to you so called chess players, you need not chanllenge me! Because you are not a real chess player! | Read More

    • AOW Intramural 3 -- A sub comes through!

      The DHLC (Dan Heisman Learning Center) often hosts inhouse Swiss style tournaments and in order to mix it up some, some of the earlier Swiss events allowed the players to be on teams.  Some time ago (WOW! It's been over a year and a half already!... | Read More

    • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #44

      Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess | Read More

      • biffrod
      • | Oct 25, 2014
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    • SICILIAN DEFENSE!

      The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4. "Indeed, most statistical surveys suggest that 1.d4 is the most successful first move for White, but only because 1...c5 scores so highly against 1.e4."New in ... | Read More

      • vishnu2100
      • | Oct 25, 2014
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    • Fabiano Caruana misses opportunity to overtake world No1 Magnus Carlsen

      0       From a 2001 Athens master game: White chose 1 Bg5 after which both players expected to win. Who was right? Fabiano Caruana’s daring bid to upstage Magnus Carlsen’s world title match by capturing No1 in the rankings was finall... | Read More

      • vishnu2100
      • | Oct 25, 2014
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  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

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    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »

  • Quadrupled Pawns

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    Yes it is possible. In fact, quadrupled pawns have appeared in many games, such as this one: Alekhine went on to win. In many games quad pawns can mean a win since many would be very advanced and have promotion threats. Usually the side with them... Read More »

  • Endgames

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    Endgames are the last stage of the game.In end games you have very less pieces Read More »

  • Purdy, Cecil

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    Cecil Purdy (1906-1979) was a Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess (1953) and winner of the first world correspondence chess championship (1950-1953). In 1923, at the age of 17, he won the New Zealand Championship.  In 1929 he founded the Australa... Read More »