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AlekhineOfTheOrient
AlekhineOfTheOrient
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  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge in our beautiful game. Was i... | Read More

  • The Craziest Queen Moves Ever

    First of all I would like to thank our readers for their contribution to last week's article. Many of you shared your chess knowledge and helped to uncover some little-known games with really stunning moves. Since in that article&nb... | Read More

  • Warrior at the Chess Board

          About a decade ago, WilhelmThe2nd, from Chessgames.com sent me this article by Fedor Bohatirchuk about his personal memories of Efim Bogoljubov.  The article, which had no accompanying pictures, is given below with some elaboration ... | Read More

  • Best Blitz Openings

    Blitz chess has a nature all its own. With limited time, you should be taking the most efficient route to a better, or playable, position. This series provides strong openings and systems for the blitz enthusiast. GM Maxim Dlugy&nbs... | Read More

  • Beating Your Nemesis

    Rivalaries are often born through circumstances that extend beyond the game. An intense, winner-take-all game, a misplayed Smith-Mora, a Twitter battle, or even a swift kick to your shin under the table — All might be enough to point yo... | Read More


    • Easy Variation vs the Alekhine Defense

      Hello everyone, what follows is a variation for sub 2000 players to easily get a good game against the Alekhine Defense (1. e4 Nf6?!). The 1. e4 Nf6 2. Bc4 line that I propose has some sentimental value with me because it was the opening I used i... | Read More

    • mate in 10 #matein10 #B02 #alekhine

      Unfortunatelly for me I was the check mated guy :( I underestimated the white's king side attack, so after my blunder at move 29...Bxf7 started the mate sequence in 10 moves!               full game here: https://www.chess.com/ec... | Read More

      • m3zc
      • | Aug 19, 2016
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    • alekhine's death

      friends i hope all of you be fine... for years i have had a  great chess history restlessness . how it happened the death of Alekhine???? . i have read it happened when he was having dinner in a hotel dept...drink abuse or suicide thesis and ... | Read More

      • rovet
      • | Aug 18, 2016
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    • Tim's Tournament Book Blog XV: Moscow 1936

      Moscow 1936 International Chess TournamentEdited by G. LevenfishTranslated by Jimmy AdamsCaissa Editions, 1988245 pagesThe Moscow 1936 tournament was the second serious test of Soviet players against top western players in tournament competition (... | Read More

      • SLBM1959
      • | Aug 8, 2016
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    • Boris Spassky new interview. "Lokomotiv Society Saved Me Twice"

      Original here. Interview conducted by IM Igor Lensky. Lokomotiv Society Saved Me Twice On July 19th, it's been 50 years since the legendary grandmaster, Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR and tenth chess world champion, Boris Spassky, recei... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • 1930 in chess

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    On January 4, 1930, the 10th Christmas Congress ended. The Premier Section was won by Jose Capablanca (6.5), followed by Vidmar (5.5), and Yates (5). The Premier Reserves section was won by George Koltanowski and Tylor. From January 16 to Februar... Read More »

  • Queens Knight Defense

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    The Queen's Knight Defense (also known as the Nimzowitsch Queen Pawn Defence or Bogoljubow–Mikenas Defense) is a chess opening defined by the moves: 1. d4 Nc6Unless the game transposes to another opening, the Encyclopedia of Chess Op... Read More »

  • Dunst Opening

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    The Dunst Opening is a chess opening where White opens with the move: 1. Nc3This fairly uncommon opening may have more names than any other: it is also called the Heinrichsen Opening, Baltic Opening, van Geet's Opening, Sleipnir Opening,... Read More »

  • Sokolosky Opening

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    The Sokolsky Opening (also known as the Orangutan, Polish, or Hunt Opening) is an uncommon chess opening that begins with the move: 1. b4According to various databases, out of the twenty possible first moves from White, the move 1.b4 rank... Read More »

  • Torre-Repetto, Carlos

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    Carlos Torre Repetto (1905-1978) was Mexico's first grandmaster (1977).  He was born in Merida, Yucatan.  Torre won the Louisiana championship at New Orleans 1923. He was first at Detroit 1924, followed by Samuel Factor, Herman H. Hahlbohm, ... Read More »