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  • The Julien Levy Gallery's Thumbnail

    The Julien Levy Gallery

    batgirl Jan 10, 2018, 8:10 AM

           Chess as Art had been debated over and over.  Whether or not the Chess is Art, there does seems to be some affinity between the two disciplines.  Marcel Duchamp, a devotee...

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    The Dean of American Chess

    batgirl Nov 28, 2017, 10:00 PM

       The expression "Dean of American Chess"  officially refers to specific individuals whose contribution to American Chess deserves special recognition and, as such, the title is considered the...

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    Double the Fun

    batgirl Nov 7, 2017, 7:16 AM

         A few months ago Chess.com introduced an individual version of four player chess called "Free For All."  Just recently a second version called "Teams" has been released.  Four player...

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    Hastings Chess Festival Gets Underway

    SonofPearl Dec 28, 2008, 2:50 AM

    The town of Hastings on the southern coast of England is most famous for a pivotal historical battle 'The Battle of Hastings' in 1066, but since the late 19th century it has been better known among chess fans for...

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    Building Chess.com: Part 10 - The Team

    erik Feb 29, 2008, 8:43 PM

    Today Chess.com was featured in a great video news piece in which I (Erik) had a few embarrassing interview clips. In the video I was referred to as the "creator" of Chess.com, and I just wanted to let...

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    Building Chess.com: Part 1 - Getting Started

    erik Aug 7, 2007, 5:00 PM

    A lot of people have asked about how Chess.com got started, how it is doing now, and where it is going, so I thought I would share some of the inside story :)Chess.com as an online chess community was an idea I...

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  • Anderssen. Some games with the Sicilian Defence.'s Thumbnail

    Anderssen. Some games with the Sicilian Defence.

    simaginfan Dec 10, 2017, 9:48 AM

    The picture is, as you will all know!, of Anderssen and Steinitz. As I have mentioned before, I think that the popular conceptions of Anderssen as a chess player are not entirely accurate. One example of an attempt...

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    Rook To The Sixth Rank.

    simaginfan Jul 16, 2017, 3:07 AM

    A game Bilek-Bronstein, given here https://www.chess.com/blog/kamalakanta/bronstein-plays-the-caro-kann reminded me of a couple of ideas seen in some old games, so I have quickly put together three games from the...

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    Two Janowsky Games.

    simaginfan Jun 21, 2017, 1:48 AM

     In my post on the first Lasker - Janowsky match, I mentioned that I had two favorite games by the great chess artist David Janowsky. I shall give the second one here. Alekhine, in his notes to the game Pomar -...

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