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BorisMorphy
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  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 10

    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

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 9

    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

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 8

    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 years of age... | Read More

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 7

    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

  • My Favorite Classic Games, Part 6

    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


    • Jesus Christ and Paul Morphy

      The story goes, "J. Oswald Sanders reports that years ago, Paul Morphy was the world’s champion chess player when he was invited by a friend to look at a valuable painting titled, “The Chess Player.” In the painting, Satan was represented a... | Read More

      • zhrob
      • | Nov 16, 2014
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    • A Paul Morphy gem game

      Paulsen - Morphy New York 1857  four knights game | Read More

    • Gambits you might want to try, Part 1

      1. e4 1.1 King's gambit ECO: C30–C39 Parent: Open Game Material offered: 1 pawn White offers a pawn to divert the Black e-pawn so as to build a strong centre with d2–d4. Theory has shown that in order for Black to maintain the gambit pa... | Read More

      • EvgeniyZh
      • | Nov 5, 2014
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    • Top Chess Players in History: #4 Wilhelm Steinitz

      Previous Player: #3 Francois-Andre Philidor Next Player: #5 Johannes Zukertort Wilhelm Steinitz (May 17, 1836 - August 12, 1900)Country: Austria/USA Highest World Ranking: #1 Highest Rating: 2826 Known as the “Austrian Morphy”, Wilhelm... | Read More

    • Top Chess Players in History: #2 Adolf Anderssen

      Previous Player: #1 Paul MorphyNext Player: #3 Francois-Andre Philidor Adolf Anderssen (July 16, 1818 - March 13, 1879)Country: Germany  Highest World Ranking: #1 Highest Rating: 2744 The pioneer of amazing attacks and brilliant sacrifices... | Read More


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,1852, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm Stei... 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 »