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josephlasker
josephlasker
Location: Russia
Joined: 6/12/15
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capalasker17
Location: mis, Iran
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laskerchess
laskerchess
Location: Taichung, Taiwan, Taiwan
Joined: 5/25/15
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elpona
elpona
Location: Syria
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jakebooth
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    • Carlsen's Style Is Not New- Check Out Rubinstein!

      Many things are written about how the current GMs are so much better than the older generations, but as someone who grew up looking at games of the old Masters, such as Alekhine, Capablanca and others, I beg to differ. Besides, who did the new ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 06.11.2015 - day 183

      World Champion Alexander Alekhine won against Edward Lasker in Paris in 1913: Black to move and mate in 1: World Champion Mikhail Tal beat Zurab Sturua in Yerevan in 1982: White to move and mate in 3: Our reader AraragiKoyomi from Japan wo... | Read More

    • Capablanca in the Movies: Chess Fever (1925)

      Like many, I'm a huge fan of cinema. Last year, I completed a personal challenge to watch all of the Best Picture winners from 1927-today  The best? I unoriginally stand by "The Godfather". The worst? Unquestionably 1933's "Cavalcade" - there is ... | Read More

    • Rote Memorization vs. Understanding

       Variation trees and/or opening guides are useful tools for learning the ins and outs of chess openings. However useful variation trees may be, rote memorization is no substitute for wisdom and understanding of the conduct of the game, which one ... | Read More

    • The Hardest Game to Win Is a Won Game

      It is one of Lasker's chess wisdoms that "the hardest game to win is a won game". This became pretty true at my last 7-round-robin tournament and if I look at my games, I should have scored at least 6.5 points. Anyway, I think there were some ver... | Read More

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Video Lessons



  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »

  • Hodges, Albert Beauregard

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    Albert Hodges (1861-1944) was a former U.S. Champion.  His first job was a hidden operator of Ajeeb, the chess automaton, at the Eden Musee in New York..  He played chess and checkers.  He won the US championship in 1894 after defeating Jackson... Read More »

  • Svesnikov

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             The Sveshnikov Variation was pioneered by Evgeny Sveshnikov and Gennadi Timoshchenko in the 1970s. Before their efforts, the variation was called the Lasker–Pelikan Variation. Emanuel Lasker played it once in his world champi... Read More »

  • ruy lopez (spanish)

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    the ruy lopez is a very old and still awesome opening widly used through the world. E.lasker used it before, and it is still very popular. It is still loved by chess players. Read More »

  • Wing Gambit

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    The term Wing gambit usually refers to when white plays an early b2 to b4 deflecting a black pawn. There are many wing gambits. The first one is the Evan's Gambit, popularized by William Davie Evans. In the 1800's everybody used it and there were ... Read More »