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WISH_I_WAS_A_GM
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  • Pfc. Seidman

              Despite the War, the 1940s were an exciting time in American chess, especially in New York.  The USCF, newly formed, still seemed vibrant and "Chess Review,"  Horowitz' somewhat self-serving periodical, reflected the vivacious... | Read More

  • Hikaru Nakamura: Rise of the Machines, the Conclusion

    In the first part of this article, we left our Chess Terminator playing countless blitz and bullet games during the last free day of the championship. In the following seventh round, Nakamura had a very tough opponent. By the way, this is a good... | 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

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman May 16, 2014

    "I am stuck at 1700. Does that make me studid?" "Is there a correlation between chess rating and IQ?" One of the world's leading physicists and expert on string theory is Ed Witten. Ed took up chess for a while and what was his rating? 1700. I d... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Dec 13, 2013

    "I know doing basic tactics puzzles is good for me but I don't have much fun doing them. How can I make them more fun?" A great question. But of course the answer depends on a large part of what is preventing that study from being fun. It might b... | Read More


    • Overconfidence kills

      Josh Waitzkin, the subject of the movie searching for Bobby Fischer, tells his story in his book on the Art of Learning of how overconfidence basically killed his early chess career.  You can also buy chessmaster software and look at the physchol... | Read More

      • Daybreak57
      • | Dec 14, 2014
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    • "Boor Bounty" After Party Swiss Double Event Tournament

       Chess Earth Cincy Tornado: "The After Party: Swiss Double"- speed chess tourney $20EF afterwards  Saturday,  Sept  20th,  2014New Start Time: 9:00 am 1st Round Cincinnati Monthly Chess Tournament Our Cincy Tornado's have a n... | Read More

      • Boorchess
      • | Sep 17, 2014
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    • Online Chess

      Online Chess Playing chess online fast tracks your all-round development In this Internet age where knowledge about anything and everything can be gathered at the click of a mouse, playing chess online is one of the best options/sources availab... | Read More

      • munnu_jain
      • | Sep 8, 2014
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    • Speed Chess

      I don't know why I'm still not very good at speed chess.  I've been playing for 10 years, and I often take too long to make my moves.  A friend of mine that I play with told me that I should warm up by playing 1 minute blitz.  It works!  So I ... | Read More

      • Daybreak57
      • | Aug 31, 2014
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    • Nimzovich Experiment Creates Knock-Down, Drag-Out Fight With Shredder

      I love experimenting with offbeat openings, not only because the regular stuff bores me to tears, but also because the surprise factor often compensates for objective weaknesses. In that vein I've been experimenting with the Nimzovich, which offe... | Read More

      • logosx1
      • | Aug 30, 2014
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  • Kramnik, Vladimir

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    Vladimir Kramnik, born June 25, 1975, is a Russian Grandmaster (1992) and world champion (2000-2007) who defeated Garry Kasparov in 2000 in the Brain Games World Championship in London.This was the 14th World Chess Championship.This was the first ... Read More »

  • Robertie, William

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    Bill Robertie was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on July 9, 1946.  He is a chess master and former winner of the U.S. chess speed championship.  In 1965, he tied for first in the USCF Golden Knights Correspondence Chess Championship, b... Read More »

  • Webb, Simon

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    Simon Webb (1949-2005) was an International Master (1977) and Correspondence Grandmaster (1983).  In 1966 he won the British Under-18 championship.  In 1969 he tied for 1st place (with Richard Eales) in the British Universities’ Ch... Read More »

  • Castling

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    Castling is the only time in the game when more than one piece may be moved during a turn.  Castling can only occur if there are no pieces standing between the king and the rook.  Neither king nor rook may have moved from its original po... Read More »