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  • The Amazing Chess Illusion

    Most people are fascinated by optical illusions. Indeed it is a very strange feeling that what you see with your own eyes is not exactly what it is. This reminds me of the punchline to the old joke that I already mentioned in this article: "who ... | Read More

  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we looked at the history of the Paulsen Sicilian until the late 1950s.  Around this time, it was accepted that the c2-c4 plan was not terribly dangerous for Black, whose dark-squared bishop was still unimpeded by the pawn. The li... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, December 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Carlsen-Anand “This Bulletin focuses on the World Championship — especially the featured article and the opening articl... | Read More

  • The Paulsen Sicilian: A History

    The Open Sicilian can be broken down into four basic systems. In one, the Dragon, the black bishop is fianchettoed on g7. In the Scheveningen, it is developed on e7 while Black adopts a "little center" of pawns on d6 and e6. In a third, t... | Read More

  • The King's Gambit: A History

    With last week's column, we reached the end of my series on endgames, "Without the Lady." It has been an interesting journey through one of chess's most mysterious and underappreciated domains -- but the end has come. I now begin a new column co... | Read More


    • 2011 Hindenburg Omen that signaled Arsenal's demise

      Because to every purpose there is time and judgment therefore the misery of man is great upon him. It is the greatest mystery of all because no human being will ever solve it.  Good morning. You are one day closer to the end of the world. Y... | Read More

    • Boxing Day Master Match - Raffles JC Alumni vs Rest of the World

      For one reason or another, a bunch of chess friends managed to find themselves available on 26th of December so I organized a double round Scheveningen blitz match for a Boxing Day celebration (ok, it's just an excuse to play more chess).   Rep... | Read More

      • juniortay
      • | Dec 26, 2014
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    • A line prom dresses to create a romantic emotions

      Gorgeous dress in dance venue will inevitably give people a sense of longing, A line prom dresses worthy of nature is a feeling that many of our appreciation, this dress will normally be in a variety of bright colors to match , in a variety of col... | Read More

      • dressesend
      • | Dec 26, 2014
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    • Openings and Thematic Ideas for Black

      [WORK IN PROGRESS] CARO-KANN 1. e4 c6 d4 d5 Nature: Solid and positional. Key Ideas: Strike at e5. Surrender center for development. Complexity: Varies. Established Theory: Considerable but with many variations. FRENCH DEFENCE 1. e4 e6 2.... | Read More

      • jakeweeks
      • | Dec 25, 2014
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    • Openings and Thematic Ideas for White

      [WORK IN PROGRESS] Openings take on many different characteristics. In this entry we will try to categorize them based on their several elements. This is not theory investigation; we will not investigate the moves too closely. Learning theory wil... | Read More

      • jakeweeks
      • | Dec 25, 2014
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  • Maties

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    Hello you are going to see funny checkmates that I and other people will put in here like mate in two and other fun checkmates with rooks, kings, knights,bishops, pawns, and queens. Read More »

  • 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 »