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BUChessClub
BUChessClub
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ezoneworld
ezoneworld
Location: Korea, South Korea
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GMU5
GMU5
Location: Virginia, United States
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GMU4
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  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • Louis Paulsen II

         I'd written about Paulsen several times in different places. HERE is my article at Chess.com of which I'll consider this an extension.      Why write more on Louis Paulsen?  I am fascinated with the 19th century and chess during th... | Read More

  • The Northern Gambit

    The Northern Gambit   The moves of the  Danish or Northern Gambit are 1. e4 e5  2. d4 exd4 3. c3 -   after which Black can accept the gambit with 3...dxc3 or decline it in a variety of ways. The Danish or Northern Gambit      As t... | Read More

  • What If Death Match 31 Were Competitive Eating?

    What if Chess.com added a food consumption element to its Death Matches? On which meal would GMs Sam Shankland and Georg Meier prefer to gorge? For this and other pressing and non-pressing questions, we caught up with the players. You can read b... | Read More

  • Little Mother

         In the 1890s women's chess in England, as in most places, was considered nearly inconsequential.  To bring this arena to the forefront required dedication, energy and persistance.  It so happened that many of the women who had those re... | Read More


    • My old games

      I knew how to play chess since I was a kid, but I was first introduced to chess strategy by Nick Kuhta in 2008. We were in grad school at Oregon State University studying for the physics written comprehensive exam. Nick would study with us during ... | Read More

    • HHCF Awarded Grant for Summer Chess Program for At-Risk Teens

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Meek Gaborski contact@hiphopchessfederation.org   City of San Jose Awards Hip-Hop Chess Federation Grant for Chess and Life Strategies Summer Camp HHCF Opens FREE Summer Camp to Keep Kids Focused on School a... | Read More

    • 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

    • Special Seminar with 2015 Reykjavik Open Winner Grandmaster Erwin l'Ami!

      Dutch Grandmaster Erwin l'Ami, who won the 2015 Reykjavik Open with a performance rating of 2826, has joined the Chess.com University team and will be teaching a live, online Chess.com University seminar on Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 12:30 PM Pacif... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | May 6, 2015
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    • White Chess.com University T-Shirts Now on Sale!

      Chess.com University t-shirts are finally available for purchase! Currently, we only have white t-shirts with a black Chess.com University logo on the front side. The shirts are 50% preshrunk cotton and 50% polyester and come in five men's sizes: ... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | May 6, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »