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  • Chess in the Vieux Carré

         The Vieux Carré  or French Quarter, cradled in the crescent of the Mississippi River, was the original site of La Nouvelle-Orléans.  Although during the 19th century New Orleans expanded and become more Americanized eroding th... | Read More

  • Paul Morphy Screenplay

         As many fans of Paul Morphy know, there have been some historical fiction written about him.  On my Morphy website  I host two short stories about Morphy:  "The Best American Chess Player" by Dan Heisman  and"The Day Kasparov Played ... | Read More

  • Don't Lose Trying Too Hard to Win

    In my article on chess technique, I wholeheartedly agreed with Frank J. Marshall's affirmation that "the hardest thing in chess is to win a won game." Indeed, tenacious defense is now the norm rather than the exception. Fifty years ago, the fir... | Read More

  • Living Chess

         Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More

  • Morphy's Sacrifices Explained

    Whether you like it or not, Paul Morphy is almost invariably remembered for his brilliant victory over the Duke of Brunswick and Count Isouard in 1858 (refresh your memory here). And for good reason! However, while Morphy indeed conducted a bril... | Read More


    • THE SUPREME CHESS MASTERS - From Them We learned

      The purpose of this blog is that through  the  games of old chess masters, gain insight into a classic chess openings and thereby to have a better understanding for moderns and hyper-moderns chess openings. So, in the romantic manner, let We jus... | Read More

    • Morphy's Opera House Game

      This is a beautiful game. I hope you enjoy it. Morphy plays a duke and a count in Paris, 1858.   Why not memorize it?    | Read More

    • Morphy's Masterpiece

      Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) is an American chessmaster born in New Orleans, Louisiana and  is considered to have been the greatest chessmaster of his era  . He was called "The Pride and Sorrow of Chess" because he ... | Read More

      • kaspasov
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • Assault Ratio

       (Morphy, look under every rock..)(True Grit)(Accuracy and speed are the two gates)   http://www.artistsfootsteps.com/html/Sutherland_margaret.htm    - shape and colour: it's all a cartoon   http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=12... | Read More

    • Working through McDonnell

      After comments made by IM Jeremy Silman in January, I have grown more serious about looking through all of the games of a certain player. I started with Rezso Charousek (see "Redeployment"), ripping through all of his games (~180) in one week, the... | Read More

      • Ziryab
      • | Jul 11, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Evergreen Game

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    Adolf Anderssen was a great tactician and attacker, and was arguably one of the best players of his time. In this game against Dufresne in Berlin,1952, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm St... Read More »

  • Ruy Lopez

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    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 »

  • Harrwitz, Daniel

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    Daniel Harrwitz (29 April 1823 – 9 January 1884) was a German master (born in Breslau, Silesia) and world’s best active player in the mid 1850s.  He played matches against Staunton, Anderssen, Lowenthal, and lost to Morphy.  He became a prof... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Read More »

  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Read More »