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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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    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,...

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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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    Fred Reinfeld

    EagleAA Feb 17, 2012, 12:44 PM

    Fred Reinfeld was born in New York City on January 27, 1910.  His father, Barnett Reinfeld, came from Poland.  His mother, Rose (Pogrozelsky) was from Romania.  Fred had a sister, Lily (Lena Blake), born in 1912. Reinfeld...

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    hi!

    wolf_master Aug 20, 2009, 7:25 AM

    hi chess unlimited! i am glad to be an admin! i just wanted to say one thing. go team go! good luck in all of your games! TML League Round 2 Chess Unlimited vs The Dream Team, >1900 Chess Unlimited    * The...

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    Made in Latvia (Part 1)

    UseWithCare Dec 14, 2015, 11:41 PM

    Listed in no particular order, here are a dozen things or people you should know or already know about Latvia as far as chess and draughts (or checkers) is concerned.  #1 GM Mihails Tāls (Mikhail Tal)  'He was...

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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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