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    • The Elo rating system is seriously flawed

      A two dimensional measure of chess performance is presented and it is shown to have more information and a greater power of discrimination than scalar measures because it does not rely on scoring. The scoring procedure used by scalar measures to r... | Read More

      • Jamalov
      • | Aug 28, 2014
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    • How to Improve from 800-1300 Final

      Hello friends, opponents, and viewers to the last blog on the series "How to Improve from 800-1300" We've covered the three P's and the three T's so far and if you've missed those two please check them out. In this blog we'll be covering the most ... | Read More

    • Morphy - The Opera Game

      Analysis from Wikipedia. The chess game played in 1858 at an opera house in Paris between the American chess master Paul Morphy and two strong amateurs, the German noble Duke Karl of Brunswick and the French aristocrat Count Isouard, is am... | Read More

      • mattohara
      • | Aug 28, 2014
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    • Conferencia Online 30.08.14 "Los Mejores Momentos de Tromso 2014"

      Les invitamos a nuestra próxima conferencia, sábado, 30.08, a las 11 am BRA, ARG y  10 am CHI.  Quienes no puedan participar en VIVO, podrán ver la charla en diferido. El tema será "Los Mejores Momentos de la Olimpíada 2014".  En esta... | Read More

    • Yuri Averbakh remembers some old-time players

      Yuri Averbakh is currently the oldest living grandmaster (he's 92 years old). Here are some of his memories about old-time Soviet players. Games were picked by me. Nikolai Mikhailovich Zubarev (1894-1951). A thickset man with shaved head, always... | Read More


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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 »