Landau vs Cortlever, Amsterdam 1941

Landau vs Cortlever, Amsterdam 1941

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7 days ago

My very first intention was to make a post with Salo Landau's last games during WW2. Some really beautiful were played until he was caught by the nazis in Sep 1942. But as I was searching and studying some of these games, I've found a great one, I...

So chess is...

So chess is...

introuble2
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Jan 14, 2019

This blog isn't exactly on chess... I've just started searching for chess paintings and images in the web. I've found many many great posts with beautiful collections, some thematic, some with reconstructive intentions of the displayed chess posit...

Two instructive twin endgame studies by Matisons

Two instructive twin endgame studies by Matisons

introuble2
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Oct 24, 2018

When Hermanis Matisons died in Nov 1932, Andre Cheron published at least 8 articles in Le Temps, representing some Matisons' endgame studies. In the issue of 12 Feb 1932, I've found two beautiful twins studies. They are based on the knight + pawn ...

Hermanis Matisons, a great Latvian master

Hermanis Matisons, a great Latvian master

introuble2
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Oct 23, 2018

The recent Chess Olympiad at Batumi made me search a little the origins of this event. I didn't know that the first try took place at the Summer Olympics of 1924 in Paris! There I've discovered Hermanis Matisons [or Hermann Mattison], a great Latv...

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