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  • How To Get A Free T-Shirt

    Want to show off your love of chess? Do you need some new supplies for your favorite hobby? How about a free t-shirt with a qualifying purchase? is running a special you won't want to miss.  ... | Read More

  • The Best Pawn Moves Ever

    This article concludes our exploration of the best moves played by each chess piece throughout history. To my surprise, the tiniest guys in chess provided so much material that I have to agree with the great Philidor that "pawns are... | Read More

  • Blindfold Art

    Convergences: Miles of String  by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942, for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Untitled scul... | Read More

  • Siamese Chess

         In 1826 Johann Mälzel was amazing and mystifying the American public with his exhibition of the chess automation known as the Turk. Just a few years later, that same public would marvel at a living, sometimes chess-... | Read More

  • A Quiet Game in Germantown in 1762

         The January 1962 issue of "Chess Review" featured an article written by John Frederick Harbeson.  The article was a reprint of one that had appeared in "The Germantowne Crier."  The author was a prominent Philade... | Read More

    • Square Off. The next big thing in the world of chess.

      All the chess lovers would agree that the joy of playing chess on a real board is unparalleled. But what if your friends and family, or at least the ones who love the game as much as you, are miles away and there’s no one around to sit across th... | Read More

    • Brilliant chess child prodigy Bobby Fischer was beaten by his eccentricities

      They called it the game of the century. It was not football, tennis or any of the other sports that normally draw millions of viewers and attract multimillion-dollar sponsors. This was a battle of wits between a 29-year-old chess master Donald B... | Read More

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      • | Oct 17, 2016
    • Sworn to the black.

      Like many things colors can be representative, relative or synonymous with anything whether they be emotions, events, places and even specific organization's. Colors in many cases are used to convey or associate certain feelings in advertising dep... | Read More

    • Todays Chess

      Greetings                        I returned to Chess 3 years ago this November, and for once I stuck with it. I play music professionally and had to make a career choice when I was around 18.   I have stayed with music, occasionally ... | Read More

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      • | Sep 28, 2016
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    • Chess Set as a Perfect Wedding and Anniversary Gift

      Not sure what to give to soon-to-be-married? A wedding is truly a time to rejoice and is a new beginning in the life of bride as well as groom. Weddings are much eventful occasions that call for a super love-filled gifts. Not just love filled, but... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • En Passant

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    En passant (from French: "in passing") is a maneuver in chess which is performed after a player moves a pawn two squares forward from its starting position, and an opposing pawn captures it as if it had only moved one square.  En passant may ... Read More »

  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • Mistakes that beginners make

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    Somebody once told me that people rated two thousand were horrible chess players.  They are what I would call beginners.  So if your rated two thousand or below (Or above) Don't feel bad!  World champion, Magnus Carleson (2850)  Is no better.... Read More »

  • Divinsky, Nathan

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    Nathan Divinksy (1925-2012) was a Canadian chess master and played in several Canadian chess Olympiads.  He served as assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia.  His former wife (1972-1983), Kim Campbell, was the 19th P... Read More »

  • Danish Gambit

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    The Danish Gambit is an ultra-agressive opening for white. It is not commonly seen in tournament play since lines have been found to blunt it. It is still occasionally seen in amateur play though. In this gambit white sacks 3 pawns for one, hoping... Read More »