Mrs. Morphy is renowned in the salons of New Orleans as a brilliant pianiste and musician; and her son, without ever having studied music, has a similar aptitude for it, and he believes he would have become as famous therein as in chess, had he ... | Read More
Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904
A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida. Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More
Below are some of the images - photos, paintings, sketches, etchings - of Paul Morphy.
Here is the earliest known image of Morphy - from 1854:
from "Twice Remembered: Moments in the History of Spring Hill College" by Michael Kenny, S.J.
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Below are the official rules and format of Chess.com's Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship Series.
For the full list of players in the 2016 GM Battle Championship, click here. By accepting the invitation to play, players acknowledge they have ... | Read More
It's been a long time coming, but a brand-new version of Chess.com is finally ready to step up and take online chess to a new level - and take your chess to new levels as well.
Version 3 (v3) has been our #1 priority for over two year... | Read More