Thanks to the generosity of Tibor Weinberger, the Mechanics’ Institute Chess Club of San Francisco will be holding the Third Imre Konig Memorial on September 22-23. The event, which commemorates the 20th anniversary of the death of Interna... | Read More
In chess, the history of the Simultaneous Exhibition (“Simul”) is a rich one. As with all World Records, many have sought to break the Simul record, setting a new and higher level with each attempt.
To mention a few:
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So how well did you do in the 2009 Chess.com Holiday Puzzler?
There were 20 chess related questions, and a total of 32 marks to earn, but how many did you answer correctly?
The standard of entries was extremely high, and Chess.com would like to ... | Read More
This is a translation of a one-hour radio feature about Mikhail Tal, aired on the radio "Echo Moskvy" on November 30th.Mikhail Tal, the great Soviet chess player, wasn't a "classical" chess prodigy like Jose Raul Capablanca, who, as the legend say... | Read More
One of the most anticipated publishing events of the year is the release of the new book by Garry Kasparov. Published by Everyman Chess, it is the second volume in the series entitled Garry Kasparov on Modern Chess.
On Monday, September 29, 2008,... | Read More