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AdelaideUni
AdelaideUni
Location: Adelaide, Australia
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Darkoddjoke
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Jimei-University
Location: Xiamen, China
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UNIVERSITY-KANSAS
Location: United States
Joined: 1/19/14
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kansas-university
Location: United States
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    • Samuel Reshevsky

      Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920 Reshevsky, at age eight, giving a simultaneous exhibition in France, 1920. Samuel Reshevsky learned chess when he was 4 years old. He became known as a child ches... | Read More

    • Emanuel Lasker

      Emanuel Lasker: Denker Weltenbürger Schachweltmeister A book which immediately ranks as one of the finest in chess history has just been published: Emanuel Lasker Denker Weltenbürger Schachweltmeister edited by Richard Forster, Stefan Hansen an... | Read More

    • Alexander Alexandrowitsch Aljechin

      Alexander Alexandrowitsch Aljechin and alcohol A couple of sentences about Alekhine will give the flavour: ‘In a few tournaments he was found in a field drunk. He would urinate on the floor in other events.’ For these dainty tidings no doc... | Read More

    • Does Playing Chess Make You Smarter?

      Chess has evolved into a well-loved strategy game among people of all ages since it was first played in Afghanistan back in 600 AD.  Since the very nature of the game calls for mental acuity and perceptiveness among many other skills, a person’... | Read More

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    • Albert Einstein Plays the Ruy Lopez Opening

      Albert Einstein, (March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955), was a theoretical physicist who is widely regarded as the greatest scientist of the 20th century. He proposed the Theory of Relativity, which greatly advanced humankind's understanding of the u... | Read More


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 »