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  • 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

  • The Northern Gambit

    The Northern Gambit   The moves of the  Danish or Northern Gambit are 1. e4 e5  2. d4 exd4 3. c3 -   after which Black can accept the gambit with 3...dxc3 or decline it in a variety of ways. The Danish or Northern Gambit      As t... | Read More

  • Enlightened Chess

    The Introduction:      The second half of the 18th century into the early 19th century was marked with cultural changes previously equaled perhaps only by the Renaissance.  There were great and important political revolutions, such as those... | Read More

  • 6 Reasons You Can't Miss Titled Tuesday Today

    The sixth Titled Tuesday tournament in Chess.com history is set to kick off today at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST, 7 p.m. GMT), and it will feature one of the strongest fields ever. With a prize pool that has ballooned to $2,500 (up from the normal $... | Read More

  • Chess-Playing Machines

         Dr. Richard Eales' great book "Chess: the History of a Game" in part traces the popularity of mostly modern chess through time.  I was chagrined, however, by its minor mention of the Turk in this regard.  Obviously I consider the explo... | Read More


    • Following reading 'The Idiot' (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

      .., which moved me : ) more than i at all had been able to forsee.. i had begun to look around if there was a film made based on the novel..  The images Dostoevsky drew had captured my imagination instantly..  i found myself experiencing a feel... | Read More

      • nena-h
      • | Apr 14, 2015
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    • movie about IQ in Polish language

      [.CA] movie about IQ in Polish language refer to f... eugenics [.PL] film po polsku o IQ nawiązuje do pi... eugeniki https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzqMRgkdZ1Yj | Read More

      • testIQ
      • | Apr 13, 2015
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    • Negi's 1.e4 Repertoire Volume 1 Book Review

      I vividly remember when I first looked at the quality chess blog publishing schedule that first announced the GM repertoire 1.e4 series just about a year ago. I, a 1.e4 player who used a bunch of books to complete my repertoire, always felt a bit ... | Read More

    • So was robbed

      If he hadn't been forfeited, he would have won the US Championship. English is not his first language. He didn't understand that 'don't write on the scoresheet' didn't mean 'don't write at all'. He should have appealed and won the appeal to rep... | Read More

      • tondeaf
      • | Apr 12, 2015
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    • URL for Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO)

      The Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO) wiki can be found at: http://oeco.hopto.org/mediawiki/index.php The OECO wiki is an online repository for computer (and human) chess analysis. Each OECO page represents a unique chess position along ... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Axedrez

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    The obsolete Spanish word for chess (which is now ajedrez).  The Portuguese player Damiano wrote a Spanish book suggesting chess was invented by Xerxes and should be named after Xerxes, hence, the word Axedrez.  Axedrez is used for the word ches... Read More »

  • Zugzwang

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    Pronounced "tsoog-tsvung", Zugzwang is a German word meaning "obligation to move".  The term is used for a position in which whoever has the move would obtain a worse result than if it were the opponent’s turn to play. A player is said to b... Read More »

  • 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 »