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  • Chess Caviar

       One of the most interesting continual threads in the chess.com forums is called "Post Your Own Miniatures Here."  Many very good players post their less-than-thirty-moves games showing off their skill, and sometimes brilliance, in punishing... | Read More

  • More of the Greatest Chess Upsets

    As promised, we will continue our coverage of the greatest upsets in chess history by moving in reverse chronological order. Of course, it is rather ludicrous to assume that upsets did not exist before Elo ratings were implemented and recognized... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Players Who Have Saved The World From Gigantic Meteorites

    Hello chess.com readers!  I'm absolutely thrilled to share with you some groundbreaking research on the little understood link between world chess champions and intergalactic debris avoidance.  You see, ever since there have been chessplayers t... | Read More

  • Parting With the Lady: Hanken's Ghost

    Today we’ll enjoy a lighthearted (with a tad of “morbid” tossed in) look at the time-honored queen sacrifice. I’m calling it “Parting With the Lady” in honor of the late Jerry Hanken, who wrote a number of excel... | Read More

  • America's First Women's Championship Match

         American women had been playing chess long before establishment of the USCF in the late 1930s.  In fact, as early as the mid 1890s, an officially conducted match was played between two highly considered lady chess players to determine t... | Read More


    • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #35

      Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess | Read More

      • biffrod
      • | Sep 15, 2014
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    • Evan's Gambit

      The Evans Gambit is a chess opening characterised by the moves: 1. e4 e52. Nf3 Nc63. Bc4 Bc54. b4Brief Description:The gambit is named after the Welsh sea Captain William Davies Evans, the first player known to have employed it. The first game wi... | Read More

      • Luidefunes
      • | Sep 14, 2014
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    • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #34

      Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess | Read More

      • biffrod
      • | Sep 14, 2014
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    • Ruy Lopez Opening - Berlin Defense

      The Ruy Lopez is a favorable opening for white with a 41% possibility of winning, 26% for black and a 32% chance for a draw, but it's also a very complex opening with many variations and lines.  It's takes patient persistance to become familiar w... | Read More

    • Paul Morphy's greatest hits, #33

      Source: Paul Morphy's Best Games vintage book Morphy's Games of Chess | Read More

      • biffrod
      • | Sep 10, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »