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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 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

    • Four Winners of Memberships

      Okay ladies and gentlement, I promised a diamond membership for one month to one lucky winner of this contest. Using state of the art technology, I was able to go through the 50+ participants with 120+ entries and was able to select my winner. Bu... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 24, 2015
    • Win Diamond Membership - One Day Left to Enter!

      If you are interested in winning a diamond membership, you have one day left to put in your entry. Click this link for the rules and how to enter!   News on the Next Grandmaster A  little over two months ago, I wrote... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 23, 2015
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    • A French Defense Explained Move by Move

      I have been playing the French Advance for quite a while now. It fits in nicely with my Sicilian Alapin and also exposes me to some of my weaknesses in chess, namely playing a little bit of defense in exchange for a space advantage. However, givin... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 18, 2015
    • Win Free Diamond Membership

      To celebrate my getting Top Blogger honors, I’d like to hold my second drawing. A couple months back I give away two gold memberships. This time I would like to go further and give out a one-month diamond membership to one lucky winner. First... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 16, 2015
    • Making Use of Key Squares

      Today I want to talk about the idea of key squares and how to make the most of them. Many times it is simply a matter of being aware of these key squares than enables us to see these possibilities. For example, a couple months ago, I gave a very ... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 14, 2015

  • 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 »