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  • 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

  • First Brilliancy Prizes

         Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered.  Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories. Some even have stories that hove... | Read More

  • Carlsen vs Karjakin: Who Will Win?

    The Candidates' Tournament 2016 is a part of chess history already. You all know the results, so there is no point to recap it again. Two popular internet memes summarize very well how the tournament will be remembered. One of them depicts Presi... | Read More

  • Overextending Your Pawns

    The Chess.com member JN wrote: I took up chess about a year ago when a friend introduced me to the game. Since then, he and I have taken to playing quite often; we typically play about four or five days a week, two or three games in a sitting. ... | Read More


    • ARSENAL EX-AMORIS LAETITIA

      So cometh the hour so cometh the woman and woe to thee  Red Clown    What is he that builds stronger than either the    mason, the shipwright, or the carpenter?Blue Clown    The gallows-maker; for that frame outlives a    thousand te... | Read More

    • An Abnormal Brain

      Alexander Alekhine, well-known for his brilliant sacrifices, is one of the strongest players of all time in this author's humble opinion. His ability to analyze complications deeply, yet accurately, was simply stunning and he deserves to be up the... | Read More

    • Chess paradoxes. Part-2

      Hello, Chess.com users! Today, I continue my series about non-standard strategical decisions that can be occasionally superior to the classical chess postulates and formulate some patterns that can improve your understanding of the game and enhan... | Read More

      • Karavanela
      • | Jul 9, 2016
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    • Road to Master: Assembling the Repertoire

      Road to Master: Creating an Opening Repertoire As with many amateur players, I have always aspired to become a master, at least at the national level. As a child, I had some talent for the game but got dragged away from chess by other interests l... | Read More

    • Tim's Tournament Book Blog XIII: San Remo 1930

      San Remo 1930 International Chess TournamentBy Robert SherwoodEdited by Dale BrandrethCaissa Editions, 2013220 PagesThe San Remo 1930 chess tournament was dominated by Alexander Alekhine.  Coupled with Alekhine’s even more masterful performance... | Read More

      • SLBM1959
      • | Jul 6, 2016
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  • 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 »