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  • Will Hope Be Krushed at Death Match 26?

    For just the second time, Chess.com's Death Match will feature two ladies. GM Nadezhda Kosintseva will take on GM Irina Krush in Death Match 26 on Saturday, July 26 at 12 p.m. Eastern (GMT -5), 9 a.m. Pacific. The event will be live on Chess.com... | Read More

  • The Best Groups on Chess.com

    There are so many groups on Chess.com that site members can join but which groups are the best, and why? Below, you will find a list of the absolute best groups on Chess.com.   #1 Chess.com University Chess.com University is the largest group... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • Chess.com University's Online Summer Chess Camp Concludes- Video Recordings Significantly Discounted

    UPDATE: Video recordings significantly discounted for a limited time. From July 7th-11th, 2014, Chess.com University hosted its first-ever and in fact, the world's first-ever online summer chess camp. This high-profile event gathered instructors... | Read More

  • Living Chess

         Chess has had some difficulty throughout the years in presenting itself as a form of public entertainment. There has been some isolated cases where chess made good TV and even a few instances where chess was limelighted and managed to ca... | Read More


    • 100 years ago today

      100 years ago today, "the war to end all wars" began, when the Empire of Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, after the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife, by Serbian nationalists, one month earlier. There is no one left alive wh... | Read More

    • Knowledge vs Belief (chess psychology)

      You might have noticed that a lot of my blog posts are inspired by my students and this one is no different. I think I am very blessed because my students are very diverse - what is a tough issue for one seems a non issue for the other, while this... | Read More

      • TVEDAS
      • | Jul 27, 2014
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    • #2 in DC

      After a disastrous performance in NewYork, I had few days to recoup my thoughts and energies for the 2nd DC International from June 26-30, 2014. This tournament is technically considered as a warmup for the World Open, but looking at the prize fun... | Read More

      • aspired
      • | Jul 27, 2014
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    • Alexander Alekhine and the alcohol

      In C.N. 8538 Jeremy Silman (Los Angeles, CA, USA) asked about suggestions that Alekhine was found drunk in a field during his 1935 world championship match against Euwe. Noting that the subject of Alekhine and alcohol had been referred to in a nu... | Read More

    • Chess.com University Course Listings Page Posted!

      With so much going on at Chess.com University, our older course announcements and info pages seem to get buried. We decided to write up a detailed course listings page containing our best-selling Chess 012, Chess 013, Chess 014, and Chess 024 cour... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Jul 25, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Kalme, Charles

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    Charles Kalme (1939-2002) was the U.S. Junior Open champion in 1955, which was held in Lincoln, Nebraska.  In 1957 he was the U.S. Intercollegiate Chess Champion.  In 1960 he was on the winning U.S. Student Olympiad team (Lombardy, Kalme, R Wein... Read More »

  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Read More »

  • Beliavsky, Alexander

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    Alexander Genrikhovich Beliavsky (Belyavsky) was born on Decmber 17, 1953 in Lviv, USSR.  After finishing school, he did not qualify for the University Law Faculty, but was accepted in the Sports College as chess was considered a sport in the USS... Read More »

  • Abrahams, Gerald

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    Gerald Abrahams (1907-1980) was British lawyer (barrister), chess master and chess author.   His eight chess books include Teach Yourself Chess (1948), The Chess Mind (1952), Handbook of Chess (1960), Technique in Chess (1961), Test Your Chess... Read More »

  • Diesen, Mark

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    Mark Diesen, born September 16, 1957, is an International Master (1976), U.S. Co-Junior Champion (with Michael Rohde) and World Junior Champion in 1976 (played in Groningen, Holland).  He was born in Buffalo, NY and grew up in Maryland. He became... Read More »