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  • Willa and Edith

    batgirl Dec 7, 2016, 12:16 PM

         Nowadays information lies at our fingertips.  One might even argue that there is such an overflow that the effect is numbing and that the preciousness of the information lowers in...

  • The Player I'd Most Like to Have Met

    batgirl Dec 16, 2015, 11:23 AM

         Throughout the history of the game, chess has produced innumerable fascinating personalities.  Some were stars, others played supporting roles.  Many of them, at least from the...

  • Walker

    batgirl Nov 25, 2015, 11:23 AM

    George  Walker    George Walker's life (1803-1879) spanned one of the most remarkable periods of chess.  As a chess player, he met and played such personalities as John Cochrane, William Lewis, Alexander McDonnell,...

  • The Duke

    batgirl Nov 4, 2015, 11:31 AM

          Many people who have no knowledge of or even interest in Chess know the name Bobby Fischer because he is so iconic.  There are such icons in all endeavors - those who transcend their fields and become public...

  • Chess Caviar

    batgirl Sep 7, 2014, 4:41 PM

       One of the most interesting continual threads in the forums is called "Post Your Own Miniatures Here."  Many very good players post their less-than-thirty-moves games showing off their skill, and sometimes...

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  • A Stroke of Genius- Powerful Moves! Zukertort!

    kamalakanta Oct 28, 2016, 9:33 PM

    When I look at the games of certain Masters, like Zukertort, Lasker and Nimzowitch, I am impressed by the power of their moves. Some of their moves are like cannons, they have so much weight and truth behind them!   In...

  • Another Hillary Scandal

    JamieDelarosa May 13, 2016, 2:35 PM Hillary’s Latest Scandal: She And Bill Siphoned $100 Million From Mideast Leaders Scandal:...

  • Must Know Traps Against the Caro-Kann Defense - Part 2

    Samantha212 Feb 23, 2015, 8:55 PM

    In my first article on the Caro-Kann Defense, I explained the basic tactics of defending against this opening as white.  In this article we will focus on The Tricks & Traps that are often found and executed...

  • USCL Week 6 preview/predictions

    NJKnockouts Oct 1, 2014, 2:34 PM

    Unfortunately I've been pretty busy this week, so the recap of last week's games will be a little late. However, since it wouldn't make much sense to post predictions after the matches have finished, I figured I'd...

  • Ruy Lopez Opening

    Samantha212 Sep 4, 2014, 6:57 PM

    The Ruy Lopez Opening, also called the Spanish Opening, is named after a 16th-century Spanish priest who made a systematic study of the opening that bears his name. First recorded in chess manuscripts in 1561, it...


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