marshall

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "marshall" on Google.


marsis
marsis
Location: United States
Joined: 1/25/15
Last Online: 1/25/15
Points: 0 points
igobydviii
igobydviii
Location: Roseville, California, United States
Joined: 1/24/15
Last Online: 1/24/15
Points: 0 points
Xxcoolnezz
Xxcoolnezz
Location: NYC, United States
Joined: 1/23/15
Last Online: 1/23/15
Points: 0 points
RyanPM89
RyanPM89
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Joined: 1/21/15
Last Online: 1/21/15
Points: 0 points
tessarcastique
tessarcastique
Location: Fuveau, France
Joined: 1/20/15
Last Online: 1/20/15
Points: 0 points

  • Levitsky

         Meisterdrittel.      It's a curious fact that the informal title of "Master" ("Mаэстро"), the equivalent of today's International Grandmaster that was used in Russia during the late 19th-early twenieth century, was based upon ... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More

  • A Potpourri of Traps

    Why study traps?      There are several good reasons why studying traps might be considered important. First, of course, to avoid becoming a victim of one.  Second is to recognize when the opportunity of gaining a quick victory appears.  B... | Read More

  • Pfc. Seidman

              Despite the War, the 1940s were an exciting time in American chess, especially in New York.  The USCF, newly formed, still seemed vibrant and "Chess Review,"  Horowitz' somewhat self-serving periodical, reflected the vivacious... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 12

    This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | Read More


    • Force your tactics to work!

      I was playing a game recently, and the game quickly entered an incredibly sharp sideline of the Benoni.  "The hardest thing in chess is to win a won game." ~ Frank Marshall  The tactics, if anything, seemed to favor me so I spent about a qu... | Read More

      • sam_reimer
      • | Jan 23, 2015
      • | 111 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Marshall Grand Prix

      Time controls were 120/40, SD 30. The first game was a G/25. I was really happy with my result this tournament and overall happy with my play. Although I still have some things to work on (endgames possibly) I feel myself playing at a higher level... | Read More

    • DAILY REVIEW OF WIJK AAN ZEE 2015. Round 10 - Victorious Day for the Home Team

      Already 3 times in this tournament participants changed their playing hall. Photo © | http://www.tatasteelchess.com Now all the remaining games will be held in the political capital of the Netherlands, the city of kings and justice - the Hagu... | Read More

    • Marshall Chess Club G/45

      | Read More

    • Marshall Chess Club G/60

      Sorry for the sparse notation but this is the second time I entered the games as chess.com's stupid blog format deleted the games. I just purchased the plycounter which should make the whole putting my games online a lot easier so it shou... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Ruy Lopez

    • 1773 Reads
    • | 1773 Reads

    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Read More »

  • Petroff's Defence

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »

  • Mexican defence

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    This defence was introduced by the Mexican grandmaster Carlos Torre. The first game with this opening happened in a blitz session between the U.S. Champion Frank Marshall and Carlos Torre, and was played on a ship in their route from U.S. to Baden... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

    • 3 Reads
    • | 3 Reads

    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 »

  • Chernev, Irving

    • 3 Reads
    • | 3 Reads

      Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was born on January 29, 1900 in Priluku, Ukraine   In 1904 (some sources say 1920), Chernev’s family emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.   In 1912, Irving Chernev’s father taught him chess.   In the 1930s, ... Read More »