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  • Bobby Fischer's Beautiful Bishops

    Bobby Fischer was one of the most well-rounded players in history. He was at once a tactical wizard and a positional genius, a theoretical expert and a peerless endgame player. He was essentially unbeatable in match play largely because his oppo... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, November 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Gelfand the Great There was one top GM who played the Baku Grand Prix, the Tashkent Grand Prix ánd the Petrosian Memorial (Novemb... | Read More

  • The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket: Elite 8

    Who is the strongest world chess champion ever? As Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand battle it out for the 2014 world chess championship in Sochi, the All-Time World Chess Championship Tournament continues here on Chess.com.  After an e... | Read More

  • The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket

    Who is the best chess player of all time? Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads Vishy Anand 1.5-0.5 after two games at the world chess championship in Sochi, Russia. Carlsen is the 16th classical world chess champion — mor... | Read More

  • The Secret Weapon Of Super Grandmasters

    The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said: "Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed; in the second it is opposed; in the third it is regarded as self-evident." There are ... | Read More


    • How to Prevent Blunders

      In chess, a blunder is a very bad move. It is usually caused by some tactical oversight, whether from time trouble, overconfidence or carelessness. While a blunder may seem like a stroke of luck for the opposing player, some chess players give... | Read More

      • go13ers
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    • Carlsen-Anand, Game 3

      Anand repeats the comeback trick from the match with Gelfand and beats Carlsen for the first time since 2010 (in classical).  Notes and details here: http://www.alexcolovic.com/2014/11/carlsen-anand-2014-game-3.html You can read there also a f... | Read More

    • The exchange sacrifice … twice !

      This is a post of a game with a double exchange sacrifice [1] I just realized that on chess.com it is much easier to provide a gameviewer with a pgn with comments for people to browse through. I was inspired with this article from GM Serper : h... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Nov 9, 2014
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    • Average age and age differences of World Championship matches

      Ages are given for the day of the first game. Winner of the match (or champion retaining his title) is in bold. Kramnik vs. Leko still remains the only World Championship match in history in which both players weren't 30 yet. Average age 1892: ... | Read More

    • Petrosian Memorial Round 3 - 6/6

      Grischuk equals Fischer (well, sort of) and Leko sacrifices rooks! Tomorrow's a rest day and probably there's an organised viewing of the opening ceremony in Sochi for the players who wished to be there. Read my comments on the game of the day a... | Read More


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  • Prophylaxis

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    In chess, Prophylaxis means guarding or preventing a move before it is made. A prophylactic move usually haults the opponent from taking action in an area. One example of prophylaxis is, when the king is buried behind a wall of pawns, moving a paw... Read More »

  • Fischer, Robert

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    Robert (Bobby ) Fischer was born in Chicago on March 9, 1943.  He was the 11th world chess champion (1972-1975).  He was the youngest national junior champion (13), the youngest American chess champion ever (14), the youngest grandmaster... Read More »

  • Huebner, Robert

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    Robert Heubner, born Nov 6, 1948, is a German Grandmaster (1971) and strongest German player since World War II.  In 1967 he won the German championship.  In 1971 he was playing in a candidates match with Petrosian when he made a mistake... Read More »

  • Boleslavasky, Isaac

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    Isaak Efremovich Boleslavsky (1919-1977) was a Soviet International Grandmaster (1950) and journalist.   He was born June 19, 1919 in Zolotonosha, in the Ukraine.  He taught himself chess at the age of nine.  In 1936, he took 3... Read More »

  • Petrosian, Tigran Vartanovich

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    Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian (1929-1984) was a Soviet Grandmaster (1952) and 9th world chess champion (1963-1969).  Between 1968 and 1975 he never lost more than a single game in any tournament.  He drew more than half his total gam... Read More »