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  • The Sailor Who Beat Bobby Fischer

    In last week's article, we discussed how alcohol affects a chess player's abilities. There I mentioned the Soviet grandmaster Ratmir Dmitrievich Kholmov. I don't want the readers to have an impression that this great chess player was mostly famous... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 1

    Curse of the Hasty Pawn Advance EvgeniyZh (1192) – raj475 (1324)ICC Live Game (30-0), 2014 1.e4 b6 2.e4 e6 3.e5 I’ve seen many sub-1500 rated players make this kind of hasty pawn advance, and I will take this opportunity to make a comment ... | Read More

  • Snarky Silman Presents: Readers’ Questions

    One The Conflict That Never Was Jeffrey Baffo wrote (on Facebook): “Move First, Think Later. That book creates a major conflict between Jeremy Silman/traditional methods and what Hendriks is saying.” Answer: I’m answering this question ... | Read More

  • Berlin Schach-Cafés

         In the last quarter of the 19th century several Berlin cafés stood out as places where chess and other games could be played. It was at theses places where the great German players who would lead the chess world into the 20th century le... | Read More

  • The Famous Warsaw Café of Kiev

         In its day, in its particular place, in its brief moment in time,  the Warsaw Café was a well-known establishment in Kiev.  Even the building itself couldn't endure the ravages of war and the reputation of the Warsaw Café has lon... | Read More


    • WHO

      Florence NightingaleOM RRC Born 12 May 1820Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany Died 13 August 1910 (aged 90)Park Lane, London, England, United Kingdom Known for Pioneering modern nursing Medical career Profession Nurse and statistician Institut... | Read More

      • kingandme
      • | Jul 19, 2014
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    • Chess & its Regional Variations

      In Orthogonal/Diagonal, UCLA alumna Nova Jiang redesigns regional chess variants from Asia and elsewhere, by creating game pieces that sculpturally convey their rules of movement and relative power on the board. Eight of these games were 3D-printe... | Read More

    • ranking of top 102 players by country

      1.Russia 24 2.Ukraine 10 3.China 7 4.France 6 5.UK 5 Hungary 5 6.Armenia 4 USA 4 7.India 3 Cuba 3 Netherlands 3 Azerbaijan 3 8.Bulgaria 2 Israel 2 Poland 2 Czech 2 Germany 2 9.Norway,Italy,Philippines,Georgia,Vietnam,Latvia,Uzbeki... | Read More

      • wjcsz
      • | Jul 2, 2014
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    • How to use "Game Editor" on Chess.com

      How to use a game editor on chess.com step by step. 1. Login to Chess.com An image below is a screen capture of my home page.                     2. Open "Game Editor" link You can find the link in a navigatin bar [ MORE ... | Read More

      • Cultus
      • | Jun 4, 2014
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    • chess 960 事始め。

      私は局面のいろんな変化をとことん考えるタイプだ。その執念があって、レイティングも2000台に入ることができた。欠点は、一手だけでもかなり時間を費やすので、同時に指すのは6... | Read More

      • pascal_api
      • | Jun 3, 2014
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Chessopedia


  • 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 »