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vincentv87
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  • The Evans Gambit: Modern Play

    Last week, we looked at the origins of the exciting Evans Gambit. Today, let's find out how the opening has journeyed through history to modern day.  While in keeping with his style, Wilhelm Steinitz's torturous defensive method against t... | Read More

  • The Northern Gambit

    The Northern Gambit   The moves of the  Danish or Northern Gambit are 1. e4 e5  2. d4 exd4 3. c3 -   after which Black can accept the gambit with 3...dxc3 or decline it in a variety of ways. The Danish or Northern Gambit      As t... | Read More

  • All About Mary

          Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser.  But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role.  While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More

  • NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun

    Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... | Read More

  • The Blackjack Death Match

    Chess.com's 21st Death Match will have GMs Georg Meier and Imre Balog at the card table on Saturday, February 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, 10 a.m. Pacific. (GMT - 8) But who brings better cards to the casino? Meier, FIDE 2636, has a chip lead... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 04.16.2015 - day 127

      World Champion Jose Raul Capablanca beat A. Souza Campos in Sao Paulo in  1927: White to move and mate in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Michel Tordion in a simul in Quebec in 1964: White to move and mate in 4: Our reader khod... | Read More

    • Thank you chess.com for removing this guy and heres what they wrote to me <3

      So this guy was writing on my wall, and i didnt understand what he meant first but then i got that he talked about my sexuality. I wrote to chess.com support to ask to get this guy banned or warned or something cause he didnt listen to me when i s... | Read More

    • Fischer - Larsen 1971, from 64 newspaper

      Vasily Panov. "Before the New Difficult Battles" (The part about Petrosian - Korchnoi match is omitted) Now let's discuss the match between two foreign stars: Robert Fischer, 28, USA, and Bent Larsen, 36, Denmark; it's kind of inappropriate now ... | Read More

      • Spektrowski
      • | Feb 11, 2015
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    • Humiliating defeat R.1 at my club

      Round 1 didnt start well at my clubs spring tournament. I was paired with Per Isaksson rated 2062 and I was playing black. Per is a really nice guy. I remember playing him and drawing in a blitz game on my first evening at the club two years ago. ... | Read More

      • thordura
      • | Feb 6, 2015
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    • Jon Ludvig Puts The 'Hammer' Down

      [Blog History]      "The Other Norway GM" as he was jokingly referred to in the Official Chess.com/TV Group and on older Chess.com/TV shows like Pardon Our Blunders (Not the new versions, but the original show with IMs Danny Rensch and D... | 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 »

  • Abbasov, Farid

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    Farid Abbasov was born in Azerbaijan on January 30, 1979.  In 1997, he took 2nd place in the European Youth Chess Championships.  He became a grandmaster in 2007.  Tournament results include: 1st at Alushta 2004; 1st at Kireevsk in 2004; 2nd a... Read More »

  • Agrest, Evgeny

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    Evgeny Agrest, born Aug 15, 1966, is a Grandmaster now living in Sweden (since 1994).  He was born in Belarus.  His FIDE rating is 2592.   In 2003, he won a game from former world champion Ponomariov when Ponomariov’s cel... 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 »

  • Saemisch, Friedrich

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    Friedrich Saemisch (1896-1975) was born in Berlin, he was awarded the title of International Grandmaster in 1950.  In 1921, he won the first Austrian chess championship.  Loser of more games of chess on time than any other master.  ... Read More »