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  • The Golden Age

         In September 1945 the proud and confident USA team suffered a humiliating, crushing defeat at the hands of the Soviet team in a 10 board, 20 game match played through a novel use of radio transmission, each set of matched contestants pl... | Read More

  • Mementos of Morphy

    Paul Morphy circa 1858      I had come across this blurb in an 1886 edition of the "British Chess Magazine" under the sub-title, "Foreign News" :      The estate of the late Paul Morphy was sold by auction on July 24th, and among th... | 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

  • The Advantage of Doubled Isolated Rook Pawns?

    Professor: Happy day before Saturday, class. Zephyr: I wanted to bring something up. Professor: I'm fine. How are you? You couldn't wait to say "hello?" Zephyr: Hello, Professor. Now can we talk about it? Professor: About what? Zephyr: Double... | Read More

  • The Master’s Bulletin, June 2014

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Second Norm “In May I took two weeks off from work. Shortly before it started I decided to play an open tournament in Liechte... | Read More

    • Rook Endgames

                                                                                                          Rook Endgames-  Many players in chess thinks that rook endgames are very hard to understand .I... | Read More

      • Ncxd5_2
      • | Nov 21, 2015
    • Puzzles (Set 3)

      EDIT: PUZZLE COMPETITION NO LONGER ACTIVE. ANSWERS POSTED AT BOTTOM. THANK YOU!   Hi all! For those of you who have not seen my earlier puzzle competition (not by the name "Puzzle Competition"), the rules are as follows: I will post a puzzle(... | Read More

      • coolthing
      • | Nov 12, 2015
    • First Ever 960 Game ??

      In honor of Great Viking Warriors first ever Chess 960 Team Match a friend of mine (Rune actually) has asked me to comment on my first ever 960 game(s) and to direct everyone to some great 960 resources. So here it goes, I first began playing Che... | Read More

    • Contender Series 13-2

      Game 3: *The below text happen right as I was making my first move in this game.*HowDoIChangeMyName: Benoni or KID?HowDoIChangeMyName: nvmX_PLAYER_J_X: well I opened with lol 1.e4HowDoIChangeMyName: lolX_PLAYER_J_X: lolHowDoIChangeMyName: its ... | Read More

    • Hikaru: Make Chess Sexy

      Transcript of remarks as Millionaire Chess entrepreneurs Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and Amy Lee present GM Hikaru Nakamura with a check for $100,000 and trophy for winning the Open section of Millionaire Chess 2, Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino,... | Read More

      • zealandzen
      • | Oct 13, 2015

Video Lessons

  • Newnes, George

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    George Newnes (1851-1910) was a newspaper and magazine publisher (Tit-Bits, Review of Reviews, and Country Life).   In 1892 he published The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle.  He helped finance the early days of m... Read More »

  • Finn, Julius

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    Julius Finn (71-1931) was the New York State chess champion in 1901 (first prize was $40), 1907, and 1908 (winning the Rice Trophy for winning the State Chess Championship three time).  At one time, he was director of the Manhattan Chess Club... Read More »

  • Edmondson, Edmund

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    Ed Edmondson (1920-1982) was a former President (1963-1966) and Executive Director (1966-1977) of the U.S. Chess Federation.  In 1969, he arranged the merger of Chess Life and Chess Review magazines to form Chess Life & Review.  He s... Read More »