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    • Braying for blood

      When you're a kid playing chess in Australia, you hear these stories about this magical, mystical place called 'Europe'. A place where some people's houses are older than the first Australian colonies, where soccer is actually considered a real sp... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Oct 21, 2014
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    • The End Of One Road, Beginning of Another Part 1

      Hey Chess.com!  It's been quite a while! I've wanted to write another blog for the last few months but one thing after another and I've never gotten to doing it. But here it is finally!   In my last blog, I talked about playing in the 2013 US... | Read More

    • Join a DHLC 45/45 Qualifier Today!

      Do you enjoy a serious game of chess?  How about THREE?  Why not join the DHLC and play in our next 45/45 Qualifier?   QUALFIER 24 SIGN UP! Just click here to join the Dan Heisman Learning Center today! http://www.chess.com/groups/join?id=... | Read More

    • My best Tournament

      Hello internet I recently competed in the Hales Corners Challenge XX. It was a very well organized tournament with very good competition in the Open section that I was playing in which included a few NMs and even as IM. Overall I was pretty ecstat... | Read More

      • gow488
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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    • ChessIQ October Quad II

      On Saturday I played in a quad at ChessIQ, my second tournament of the month. I played well for the most part, scoring two out of three and bumping my rating up to 1518. In this blog post, I'm going to try something a bit different--listing one mi... | Read More

      • Pligrim
      • | Oct 19, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Chajes, Oscar

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    Oscar Chajes was born in Brody, Galacia, Austria-Hungary (what is now Ukraine) on December 14, 1873.  In 1909 he was the winner of the U.S. Open in Excelsior, Minnesota.  He became secretary of the Isaac L. Rice Progressive Chess Club.  In 1... Read More »

  • China

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    The Chinese Emperor Wen-ti executed two foreign chess players after learning that one of the pieces was called "Emperor."  He was upset that his title of Emperor could be associated with a mere game and forbade the game.  Chinese chess is played... Read More »

  • Japan

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    Chess Facts related to Japan. During World War II, the Japanese confiscated chess books thinking they were military codes. In 1962, they held their first international chess tournament, organized by the Japanese Chess Federation, in Yokohama. It... 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 »

  • Computers

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    The first chess effort on the part of a computer is a mate in 2 programmed in 1949 on a Ferranti digital machine. The first computer program that played proper chess was written at MIT by Alex Bernstein in 1959. The Massachusetts Amateur Champions... Read More »