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  • Can You Find These Classic Combinations?

    This series is all about attacking chess and combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten greats. And, if you learn a tiny b... | Read More

  • Die Immergrüne Partie

    Dr. Hermann von Gottschall      Dr. Hermann von Gottschall (1862-1933) was a reputable German chessplayer and problemist. He also edited the German periodical "Deutsche Schachzeitung" from 1892-96 (having co-edited with Curt von Bardeleb... | Read More

  • Nellie

    1892 "BCM"      In 1894 Nellie Love Marshall Showalter, the wife of then U.S. Chess Champion, Jackson Whipps Showalter, played Mrs. Harriet Worrell, the wife of the renowned chess player who had died in 1878, Thomas Herbert Worrall, also... | Read More

  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • How To Play A Brilliancy

    Every serious chess player dreams of creating his own Mona Lisa — a game so beautiful and memorable that he will look back on it for the rest of his career.  Unfortunately, many players tend to equate the word brilliancy with fou... | Read More


    • The Immortal Game 960 ?

      Most everyone is familiar with "The Immortal Game" from classical chess. I venture to say that at some point we will see a 960 game just as astonishing. It will probably happen in our lifetime. I for one will certainly be on the look out. At some ... | Read More

    • Brostein game

      I like reading this game,because it gives some practices.It is good to know opening theory but it counts maybe more to play good the middlegame,white maybe was better from the openning but 10.fe6 and 15.Ne4 were rather bad moves,also black finnaly... | Read More

      • dimis283
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    • The Krejcik Immortal

      The Austrian master Josef Krejcik was a favorite of my old chess teacher, probably because he played several instructive miniatures (the chessgames dot com database includes 10 Krejcik games of 10 moves or shorter). His best game was an Albin, an... | Read More

    • How to Get Far in Chess: Get the Basics Right!

      Master the basics – only then you can go any further You study hard to be better at chess. You spend hours and hours accumulating knowledge of all stages of the game, tactics, strategy and all – till the cows come home – yet, you see only ma... | Read More

    • Cinco De Mayo & Chess:Honoring the First Mexican GM

      Carlos Jesús[1] Torre Repetto (29 November 1904[1][2][3] in Mérida, Yucatán – 19 March 1978 in Mérida, Yucatán) Carlos Torre Repetto was born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. He learned to play chess at the age of six, and in 1915 he went ... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | May 5, 2015
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  • Values

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    Each of the pieces in chess has a different value indicating its usefulness relative to other pieces. Under most systems, including that used in the "Details" section of Chess.com games, a pawn is worth one point, a knight is worth three points, a... Read More »

  • Williams, Elijah

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    Elijah Williams was an English chess master who came in 3rd at the London International in 1851.  In 1852 he published Horae Divanianae (Hours of the Divan), a book of 150 chess games played at Simpson’ Divan.  It included the &ldq... Read More »

  • Kieseritzky, Lionel

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    Lionel Adalvert Bagration Felix Kieseritzky (1806-1853) was a former mathematics teacher in Estonia who became a chess regular at the Cafe de la Regence in Paris and was of International Master strength.  He gave chess lessons at the Cafe for... Read More »

  • Falkbeer, Ernst

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    Ernst Falkbeer (1819-1885) was an Austrian player who contributed to the King’s Gambit (Falkbeer Counter Gambit - 1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4).  In 1855 he gave the game between Anderssen and Kieseritzky played in 1851 its name of the Imm... Read More »