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  • GM Serper's Chess Video Quiz

    This is the time of the year when kids are passing their final exams in school, so I decided to offer a quiz for our readers too. We did regular chess tests before (for example, here and here), so today I decided to try something new. You... | Read More

  • Ups And Downs In Life And Chess: Zalakaros Open

    It has been some time since I wrote about my own tournaments or annotated my own games. In general, it seems more legitimate and honest to annotate one's own games. You know precisely what was going on in your head, you remember your emotions, wha... | Read More

  • A Walk on the Wild Side, Part II

        The Traxler Counter Attack         With best play, does Black have a chance with 1.e4  e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 Bc5 ?      In Part I we examined White's response 5. d4      White's two most common responses however ... | Read More

  • Do Arbiters Know The Rules Of Chess?

    Some time ago we tried to answer the question "Do Grandmasters Know The Rules Of Chess?" and concluded that sometimes even world-class GMs forget the most basic rules of chess. But what about arbiters (called tournament directors in the U.S.)... | Read More

  • Did Hollywood Get 'Pawn Sacrifice' Right?

    By now many Chess.com members have seen the first trailer for Pawn Sacrifice, the Hollywood movie based on the rise of Bobby Fischer to world chess champion. We've known for a while that Spiderman, or rather Tobey Maguire, was to play the fiv... | Read More


    • Garry Kasparov. My Best Chess Game

      Article from the magazine Chess In Russia, 1999 My Best Chess Game "My best game is ahead..." How many times have we heard this answer from chess players of any age and level of success. The dream of playing that game, which would shine upon t... | Read More

    • My Favorite ChessPlayer: Super Nezh!

      RASHID GIBIATOVICH NEZHMETDINOV(born Dec-15-1912, died Jun-03-1974, 61 years old) Russia       Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov was born in Aktubinsk, then part of the Russian Empire and now known as Aqtöbe, in Kazakhstan, into a poo... | Read More

      • CraiggoryC
      • | Jul 1, 2015
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    • Обновление списка матчей

      Моя команда Команда- соперник Наименование матча / турнира Лига Мой Соперник Рез Коммент     29th Chess.com Quick Knockouts (1801-2000)   М... | Read More

      • Kulinar
      • | Jul 1, 2015
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    • 30.06.2015 - Новые матчи

      Стартовали 4 новых матча, начиная с п.5 - старые активные матчи: Фишер  Командный матч “Chess960 WL2015 R6: Team Russia vs Team Romania” начался - на 186 доска... | Read More

      • Kulinar
      • | Jun 29, 2015
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    • 28.06.2014 - Srbija tim vs Team Russia

      Закончилось моё участие матче EL2015 R9: Srbija tim vs Team Russia BranislavZ (1504) - Kulinar (1892) 0:2 // У соперника вышло время в обеих партиях. Партия 1 - Соперник... | Read More

      • Kulinar
      • | Jun 28, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Baburin, Alexander

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    Alexander Baburin was born on Feb 19, 1967 in Gorky.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 7.  In 1990 he was awarded the IM title.  He  moved from the Russia to Ireland in 1993 and became a Grandmaster in 1996.  He is the first an... Read More »

  • Chigorin, Mikhail

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    Mikhail Ivanovich Chigorin (1850-1908), was born on November 12 (October 31, Old Style), 1850 near St. Petersburg.   In 1860, he parents died and at the age of 10, he became an orphan.  In 1867, at the age 16, he learned chess from his school t... Read More »

  • 1935 in chess

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    In 1935, the magazine CHESS was founded by B.H. Wood in Sutton Coldfield. In January 1935, Isaac Kashdan and A. Kupchik tied for 1st in the Manhattan Chess Club championship.  After dividing the prize money, they played one game to decide the Cl... Read More »

  • Karjakin, Sergey

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    Sergey Karjaki is a Ukrainian Grandmaster, born in simferopol, Ukraine on January 12, 1990,later moved to russia.   On August 20, 2002, at the age of 12 years and 7 months, he was the youngest grandmaster in history.  He was the world champion ... Read More »

  • Alekhine, Alexander

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    Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) was the winner of the first Soviet Chess Championship (1920) and the only man to die while holding the world chess championship.  He learned chess from his older brother Alexei (1888-1939).  He studied law at the S... Read More »