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  • The Best Groups on Chess.com

    There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.   #1 Chess.com University Chess.com University is the largest group... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 5

    Unorthodox Chess Players Einet890 asked a few questions, but I will only answer one here, and one other next time I do a Q&A article. Mr. Einet890, I’ll answer this question for everyone, though you’re welcome to use the ans... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Steinitz vs Lasker

    As we move along in our exploration of the endgames that defined the battles for the world championship, we come to the 1894 match between Emanuel Lasker and Wilhelm Steinitz, which took place in New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal. In the year... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, July 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Dubai Heights “As a chess journalist I have travelled quite a lot and I have seen many interesting places. The farthest to th... | Read More

  • The Chess Terminator, Part Two

    Last week, we left our amicable chess terminator at a position where his opponent set a devilish trap for him. Many of you, my dear readers, correctly found the refutation of the trap. In his book, Tal wrote that White's move (25.Rd2) made him ver... | Read More


    • Illusory Protection

                      Kids enjoy a few games at HHCF San Jose Summer Camp Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) ... | Read More

    • Continued: From 1400 USCF to 2000: #7 Building a Repertiore + Sample Game

      Expanding on the previous post I wanted to write down the resources I will be using to study from. White: The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White: A Complete, Sound and User-friendly Chess Opening Repertoire Kaufman's book goes through the be... | Read More

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    • Why is it worth learning to play chess?

      Chess teaches you how to think in a very concrete and precise manner much like physics, mathematics, or computer science.However it is always specific rather than generalized and involves resistance from your opponent.You can learn about yourself.... | Read More

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    • Morphy's Masterpiece

      Paul Charles Morphy (June 22, 1837 – July 10, 1884) is an American chessmaster born in New Orleans, Louisiana and  is considered to have been the greatest chessmaster of his era  . He was called "The Pride and Sorrow of Chess" because he ... | Read More

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      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • The Best Groups on Chess.com

      There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.   #1 Chess.com University Chess.com University is the largest group ... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Jul 19, 2014
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  • Mathematics and chess

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    The number of possible chess positions after White’s first ply move is 20 (16 pawn moves and 4 knight moves).  There are 400 possible chess positions after two ply moves (first ply move for White followed by first ply move for Black).  Th... Read More »

  • Foygel, Igor

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    Igor Foygel was born in Kiev in 1947.  He represented the republic of Ukraine in national youth chess competitions.  He became a master in 1974 and later became an International Master of Correspondence Chess.  He immigrated to the United State... Read More »

  • Shannon number

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    "Shannon number" is the number for the upper bound of possible chess games for Random chess. This includes some illegal positions (e.g., pawns on the first rank, both kings in check, both bishops on the same colour ... ). ·        ... Read More »

  • Lasa, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der

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    Baron Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (von der Lasa) was born on October 17, 1818 in Berlin, Germany.  He studied law in Berlin and Bonn, Germany. In 1837, he was one of the seven co-founders of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades),... Read More »

  • Adams, Weaver

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    Weaver Warren Adams (1901-1963) was born on April 28, 1901 in Dedham, Massachusetts.  His parents were Frank H. Adams (salesman for Bellantine Breweries and Ceresota Flour) and Ethel Weaver Adams.  His mother’s side has been traced back to t... Read More »