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  • Living Chess

         Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More

  • Chess Informant 120 Maracana with Morozevich

    Yet not reading latest Chess Informant 120 Maracana? Seriously?  THE PERIODICAL THE PROS USE Book: Paperback, 340 pages, English language. CD: in ChessBase format (with PGN). Our four times-a-year publication aspires to be an arena that g... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #44 - Take, Take and Mate?

    Professor: What do you say, class? Class: (Mumbled voices.) Professor: It’s great that I have a captivated audience. Hale: Captivated or captive? Professor: Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk a... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman May 30, 2014

    1."If we partition your chess strength (or improvement) into two broad classes, what portion is knowledge (opening moves, endgame positions, tactical positions, principles) vs. abilities/skills (analysis, evaluation, time management, criticalit... | Read More

  • Formation Attack Strategies Book (June 2012)

    Formation Attack Strategies The much awaited sequel to the best selling book, “Formation Attacks”, has arrived. “Formation Attack Strategies” is another 500 page book, full of great attack information with 579 fabulous attack games from a... | Read More


    • Parthenon Marbles-Statues

      It is the Golden Age of Athens. A unique window of time that gives birth to Western ideals of Beauty, Schience, Art and a radical new  form of government, the Democracy.   To immortalise those ideals the Greeks built what would become the ve... | Read More

    • So I've learned I will be a father

      Blogs start with few words about the author, so here it goes. First of all, English is not my native language, so for all of you stumbling upon this part of internet, it might not be best place to satisfy your hunger for good reading. I will make ... | Read More

      • cleemeck
      • | Jul 18, 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

    • Chess.com University's Live Member Game Analysis Show - July 17th, 2014

      UPDATE: The July 17th show has been cancelled. Dear Chess.com Members, It's time to announce Chess.com University's next live TV show: Member Game Analysis with FM Dalton Perrine - July 17th, 2014. In this member game analysis show, FM Dalton... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Jul 16, 2014
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    • Book Review: Mating the Castled King by Danny Gormally (Ebook)

      NOTE: This review is part of a three part series reviewing the Forward Chess app for chess ebooks, this book, and Techniques of Positional Play by Bronznik and Terekhin. Forward Chess Review Techniques of Positional Play Review Mating the Castl... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Lasa, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der

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    Baron Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (von der Lasa) was born on October 17, 1818 in Berlin, Germany.  He studied law in Berlin and Bonn, Germany. In 1837, he was one of the seven co-founders of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades),... Read More »

  • Greenblatt, Richard D.

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    Richard D. Greenblatt, born in 1945, is a computer programmer.  In late 1966, as an MIT undergraduate, he began to develop a computer chess program of his own.  He had been challenged by Hubert Dreyfus, who criticized the usefulness... Read More »

  • Teichmann, Richard

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    Richard Teichmann (1868-1925) was a German player, born in Lehnitzsch Sach-Altenburg, Germany, and one of the top players in the world at the beginning of the 20th century.  He was blind in his right eye and wore an eye patch when playing in ... Read More »

  • Tartakower, Saviely

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    Saviely Tartakower (1887-1956) was a Grandmaster from France (1950) who played for Poland in six consecutive Olympiads although he never lived there nor could speak the language (he could speak Russian, German, French, and English, and knew Latin ... Read More »

  • Staunton, Howard

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    Howard Staunton (1810-1874) was the world’s leading chess player in the 1840s.  He is reputed to have been the illegitimate some of Frederick Howard, fifth Earl of Carlisle.  He organized the world's first international tournam... Read More »