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      • Stormstout
      • | Jun 25, 2014
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      • | 3 comments
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      • Stormstout
      • | Jun 20, 2014
      • | 314 views
      • | 9 comments

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  • Smith-Morra Gambit

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      The Smith-Morra Gambit (or simply Morra Gambit) is a gambit against the Sicilian Defence distinguished by the moves 1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3. It is not common in grandmaster games, but at club level chess it can be an excellent weapo... Read More »

  • Smith, Ken

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    Ken Smith (1930-1999) was a Texas master who founded Chess Digest in 1962.  In 1954 he won the British Open and the British Blitz Championship while stationed in England as an Air Force enlisted man.  He was not given a prize because he ... Read More »