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Membership
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Location: Mussoorie, India
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Last Online: 10/28/09
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Joined: 5/25/08
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  • What’s The Best Place To Play Chess?

    There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess. Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just blundered.  Maybe it’s ju... | Read More

  • Fill Out Your Bracket To Win Prizes

    The sports network ESPN estimates that 70 million college basketball brackets will be filled out this week in the United States alone. You can get in on the fun by joining the official Chess.com college basketball bracket contest. Play along wit... | Read More

  • Little Mother

         In the 1890s women's chess in England, as in most places, was considered nearly inconsequential.  To bring this arena to the forefront required dedication, energy and persistance.  It so happened that many of the women who had those re... | Read More

  • You Can Play Hikaru Nakamura This Saturday

    UPDATE: This article, written for the first "Nakamura's Knockout" event in March. NEXT Nakamura's Knockouts is this Saturday, April 18th at 2pm Pacific, 5pm Eastern. Have you ever wanted to take on the best chess player in the United States and... | Read More

  • Pawn Structure 101 Video Series

    The wait is finally over! You have tried every solution to fix those flabby pawn structures. You've cut every processed pawn from your diet. Yet, for some reason, you just cannot get rid of those doubled pawns! Finally, there is a better way! Fan... | Read More


    • Win Gold Membership

      Here is my second attempt to give someone a month long Gold membership! This time it will be really easy to qualify; simply answer a few questions here in the comments and you will have an entry into the contest. In a nutshell, I enjoy putting out... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 24, 2015
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    • A Skyscraper of Endgame Knowledge

      Today, I want to have a lesson on building blocks in Rook and Pawn endgames. We have looked at King and Pawn endgames in these lessons: The King Rules the Endgame Exciting Pawn Play in the Early Endgame An Instructive Pawn Ending Part 1 An Instru... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 23, 2015
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      • | 6 comments
    • FLIRTING

      “Red Lantern is a unique and special place on chess.com. The atmosphere here is warm and welcoming, and friendly chatter is routinely the order of the day. The aim is for everyone to feel comfortable and happy to contribute to discussions, jokes... | Read More

      • gypsymindy
      • | May 19, 2015
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    • Answer to Trivia

      Unfortunately, no one got the right answer to the trivia question. I knew it would be hard, but I figured someone would find it out. If you don't know what I'm talking about you can read about the contest here. I'll have another contest soon, and... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 18, 2015
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    • Exciting Pawn Play in the Early Endgame

      Pawn Play in the Endgame If you are interested in other endgame studies, take a look at this short series on a King and Pawn endgame: An Instructive Pawn Ending Part 1 An Instructive Pawn Ending Part 2 If you are interested in trying to win a ... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | May 17, 2015
      • | 267 views
      • | 1 comment


  • 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 »

  • Cramer, Fred

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    Fred Cramer (1912-1989) was a former USCF Membership chairman and USCF President (1961-1964).  In the 1970s, he was the FIDE vice-president.  He was Bobby Fischer’s manager during the 1972 World Championship Match.  ... Read More »

  • British Chess Association

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    The first national body to promote chess in Britain.  A newly organized BCA was founded in 1884 by Wordsworth Donisthorpe (1847-1914).  Winston Churchill's father, Lord Randolph Churchill (1849-1895), was elected Vice President of th... Read More »