I am the proud owner of the obscure volume Pillsbury's Chess Career, published in 1922 by the American Chess Bulletin and written by two English amateurs, Philip Walsingham Sergeant and William Henry Watts. For several months i... | Read More
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Chess.com has enjoyed lessons from the best coaches and players within our game. Hopefully,... | Read More
Knights are tricky little pieces. Often seen dancing around the board like little mischievous imps, knights have the power to bewilder and confuse even the strongest of grandmasters.
I want to take a deeper look at one particular knigh... | Read More
One thing nearly all chess players have in common is that they hate to lose.
Losing, while it might be good for our long-term chess development, is a short-term disaster for our ego.
Unlike games such as Monopoly or poker, luck is not even a t... | Read More
To the chess-players of England the 18th century was just a fading memory. Philidor had died and Verdoni, a man with a forgotten first name, took up his reins as professional at Parsloe's in London until he himself died in 1804. At th... | Read More