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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...

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    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,...

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    Chess Caviar

    batgirl Sep 7, 2014, 4:41 PM

       One of the most interesting continual threads in the chess.com 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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    IM Emory Tate, 1958-2015

    FM MikeKlein Oct 18, 2015, 4:58 AM

    Not every chess legend has "GM" before his name. IM Emory Tate used an uncompromising style and indefatigable h-pawn throughout his multi-continental career. His energy on and of the board finally came to an end...

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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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    2 New Chess Mentor Courses from FM Eric Schiller!

    erik Jan 30, 2008, 2:48 PM

    Chess.com has commited to releasing at LEAST one new course every month for Chess Mentor. In January you got awesome new courses from IM Jeremy Silman and one from our very own Bill Wall (both EXCELLENT courses!!).For...

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    How to Cheat at Chess

    NM SamCopeland Jul 28, 2015, 2:44 PM

    Cheating in chess is widely deemed to be the greatest threat to the future of chess. Many amateurs and even many professionals regularly state that cheating is rampant. Accusations pervade every level of chess from...

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    Hungarian Brigitta Sinka, 87, clinches world chess record

    a1acme Jun 29, 2015, 12:27 PM

    After spending most of her life playing simultaneous chess, one senior Hungarian pensioner has finally captured a world record established by a 1920s Cuban grandmaster.   Brigitta Sinka Sets World Chess Record Brigitta...

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    Walter Browne, R.I.P.

    billwall Jun 27, 2015, 7:53 AM

    I was shocked when I heard that Walter Browne had died in his sleep in Las Vegas at age 66.   I first met Walter Browne in 1969 at the American Open in Santa Monica.  We were good friends and played tennis together. ...

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