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  • The Two-Knight Advantage

    Two active bishops working in tandem are a mighty force. Indeed, the bishop's long range enables it to dominate vast swaths of the board, and to simultaneously play both a defensive and an attacking role. While the power of two bishops is... | Read More

  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History

    For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low opinion of the Smith-Morra, while at the same time it is a favo... | Read More

  • Levitsky

         Meisterdrittel.      It's a curious fact that the informal title of "Master" ("Mаэстро"), the equivalent of today's International Grandmaster that was used in Russia during the late 19th-early twenieth century, was based upon ... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, January 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Another Year “Another year has gone by, and this Bulletin starts the second year of our magazine in this form. While the Tata... | Read More

  • The Chigorin Queen's Gambit: A History, Part 2

    Last week, we examined the origins of the Chigorin Defense at the end of the 19th century.  In the following years, Chigorin used his defense many times and demonstrated its basic themes. Let's look at some of them. Black's play on t... | Read More


    • Seventy Years: Keeping The Memory Alive

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    • The Queen was not always the Queen

      Queen reigns supreme on a chess board. But, the creators of the game called it Vazir meaning "minister". I am not sure (perhaps someone could share their historical knowledge here) when that was changed to Queen. Some romantic Probably thought ... | Read More

    • 2015 – We’re Back, Baby!

      After a long hiatus, the blog is back. I decided to trial a Christmas/New Year period offline, coinciding with a much-needed trip back to Australia. I was fortunate to be invited to play in the Australian Open chess championships in Sydney, which ... | Read More

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    • {فضیلت نمازاول وقت}

      {فضیلت نمازاول وقت} در احاديث و روايات نماز به ستون خيمه شبيه شده است. و در توضيح مطلب آمده است که اگر دين را به خيمه تشبيه کنيم ، خيمه از چ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.23.2015 - day 44

      World Champion Garry Kasparov beat one of the best USSR players Oleg Romanishin in 1975: Black to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Magnus Carlsen beat World Champion Viswanathan Anand in Zuerich in 2014: White to move and checkmates ... | Read More


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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 »