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    • Happy Birthday,!

       Click here to join my " Anniversary Tournament"! Happy Birthday! (see bottom for another thing that happened on this day!) Eight years ago today (May 18, 2007), two friends named Jay and Erik launched a project that ... | Read More

      • ChessKingT
      • | May 17, 2015
    • The shadow and the light or Yours truly as a deputy arbiter

      1. The idea or Our chess dreams Together with my friend Krzysztof, we have thought for a long time about organizing a classic chess tournament in Toruń, a place which, surprisingly, lacks such events, although the town has rapid and blitz tou... | Read More

      • AdamPitula
      • | May 16, 2015
    • Supermassive Black Hole Merger

      Pulsing light may indicate supermassive black hole merger   April 20, 2015 University of Maryland Two black holes entwined in a gravitational tango in an earlier artist's conception of black holes. Credit: NASA As two galaxies enter the ... | Read More

    • Memories From a Chess Coach (5-21-2015 updated)

      The following will be a blog recording some of my fondest memories from over 10 years of coaching middle and high school students chess. I'll keep adding as i keep remembering lol. Main picture: David C. (left) defended his H.S. county title w... | Read More

      • clms_chess
      • | Apr 29, 2015
    • Trophies

      Why is it that I have outplayed many players whose ratings are much higher than mine (we are talking like 1600-1700, and I am only 1300), yet I have not received a single trophy from  anyone ever? And a quite check at any average 1100- player and... | Read More

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 »