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  • The 8 Best Chess Apps

    The mobile platform now dominates the Internet. Many more YouTube videos are watched on mobile devices (mostly smartphones) than on desktop and laptop computers combined. Two months ago, Google announced that the majority of its search... | Read More

  • What Is The Greatest Brilliancy Ever?

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on Chess.com. I try to give a good mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of so... | 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

  • Fire on the Boards in Tromso

    Hi guys, From August 1st through the 14th - the Chess Olympiad will be going on in Tromso, Norway So far, almost two rounds are completed, and there have been some blunders, time trouble, and some amazing tactical games Blunders If playing the... | Read More

  • The Sailor Who Beat Bobby Fischer

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    • is chess sports for gentlemen?

      this is chat log of my game --------------------------------- NEW GAME (1205535149) - superpikachu vs. JustAPlayer43 (3 0 rated) (win: 6, draw: -2, loss: -10)JustAPlayer43: cheating man?JustAPlayer43: your time goes slooooooooooooooooooowwww www... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.22.2015 - day 194

      American chess genius Paul Morphy won against James Mac Connel in New Orleans in 1849: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Daniel Mauricio Rodriguez in Saint John in 1988: Black to move and mate in 3: Our reader ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.21.2015 - day 193

      American chess genius Paul Morphy won against C. Le Carpentier in New Orleans in 1849: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Artur Jussupow in Saint John in the Blitz World Championship in 1988: Black to move and mate i... | Read More

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      • | Jun 22, 2015
    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.17.2015 - day 189

      World Champion Alexander Alekhine won against Boris Verlinsky in Odessa in 1918: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat World Champion Anatoly Karpov in Brussels 1987: White to move and mate in 3: Our reader Arara... | Read More

    • Haiku 4: Kabuki Gomen-Jyo

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      • | Jun 16, 2015


  • Japan

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    Chess Facts related to Japan. During World War II, the Japanese confiscated chess books thinking they were military codes. In 1962, they held their first international chess tournament, organized by the Japanese Chess Federation, in Yokohama. It... Read More »

  • Karch, Robert

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    Robert Alfred Karch (1930-2010) was born on March 24, 1930.  He was active in organized chess for over 60 years.   Robert played chess for the Lincoln High School team in Tacoma Washington in the 1940s.  He enlisted in the United States Army ... Read More »

  • Simultaneous play

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    Karl Podzielny played 575 games simultaneously in 1978.  In 30 1/2 hours he  won 533 , drew 27, and lost 15.  Vlastimil Hort played 550 opponents, 201 simultaneously, and lost only 10 games in 1977.  The best record for simulta... Read More »