paul morphy

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "paul morphy" on Google.


Morphys-Ghost
Morphys-Ghost
Location: Vatican City
Joined: 10/26/14
Last Online: 12/26/14
Points: 2 points
real-magnus
real-magnus
Location: NOLA, United States
Joined: 10/17/14
Last Online: 11/1/14
Points: 0 points
IMMORPHY
IMMORPHY
Location: India
Joined: 10/13/14
Last Online: 10/22/14
Points: 0 points
promettheuss
promettheuss
Location: Turkey
Joined: 7/28/14
Last Online: 8/20/14
Points: 0 points
whenyerdownintexas
whenyerdownintexas
Location: New Orleans, LA, United States
Joined: 7/17/14
Last Online: 12/26/14
Points: 167 points

  • The Modern Defense: A History

    Like the Kan/Paulsen, the so-called "Modern Defense" is an opening with many names. When I first met it, as a beginning chess player, I knew it as the "Robatsch Defense." It has also been called the Ufimtsev Defense, the Kotov Defense, the Pi... | Read More

  • 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


    • The Game EVERYONE Should Know!!

      A true masterpiece of chess play. This game is widely considered the most famous game of all time! Paul Morphy (an unofficial world champion of chess) played with an efficient, deadly skill that is a joy to observe. Study the classic games of the ... | Read More

      • Boorchess
      • | Dec 26, 2014
      • | 1016 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Ruy Lopez Declined and Accept by Force.

           Decline the Morphy....decline the Berlin....decline the Steinitz....Accept the default strategy.       Hello everyone and have happy chess moments! Yes the above written by me is the point of the game i am gonna share with y... | Read More

      • Stavros_34
      • | Dec 16, 2014
      • | 250 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Paul Morphy vs Me

      Last week, I remembered that my computer is running a program in which there is an interesting option. It can copy the style of the famous chess players. Well, to play against genius from the past - this is an excellent exercise, or not? As the f... | Read More

      • ArturUA
      • | Dec 12, 2014
      • | 241 views
      • | 3 comments
    • MMA Fighter D'Juan Owens on Hip-Hop, Chess and Martial Arts

        MMA Fighter and BJJ Purple Belt D'Juan Owens D'Juan "Dirty South" Owens is an MMA figher and BJJ practitioner fighting out of Durham, North Carolina. He also happens to be a phenomenal Bboy and chess player. The HHCF sponsor... | Read More

    • Road to 100: Congress battering

      Hi.  Still on a mission to try and get to a 100 ECF grade (1450 FIDE).  Modest perhaps, but hey I read a lot of people talking about how they're trying to get to GM: that isn't v.realistic given my talent/application. I entered a congress in th... | Read More

      • yucca
      • | Dec 3, 2014
      • | 170 views
      • | 0 comments

Video Lessons



  • Evergreen Game

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    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

    • 1773 Reads
    • | 1773 Reads

    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

    • 19 Reads
    • | 19 Reads

    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

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    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

    • 1 Read
    • | 1 Read

    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 »