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  • From Paul Morphy To Wei Yi

    The Chinese chess prodigy Wei Yi wins the hearts of fans with every new tournament he plays. It is not just his phenomenal results (with his current rating, he should be the highest-rated 16-year-old ever!), but also his sparkling style of play th... | Read More

  • Two Gold Medal Winners in Death Match 27

    After a brief summer break, Chess.com's Death Match returns less than three days from now with a battle between two gold medal winners.  GM Wang Yue (China, FIDE 2713) will take on GM Aleksandr Lenderman (USA, FIDE 2584) in D... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • "Chinese School of Chess" by Liu Wenzhe

    This week I will be reviewing an interesting and unusual book about the development of chess in China. The author, Liu Wenzhe, is considered to be one of the first promoters of western chess in China. Originally a XiangQi (Chinese chess) player, W... | Read More

  • Probabilistic Rating Theory IX

    Probabilistic Rating Theory (Odds Ratings)   A = ½ ( Ao + Bo + R ) B = ½ ( Ao + Bo – R ) P = 1 / (1 + e ^ ( –KR ) ) R = (log ( (e ^ ( KRo( Ro> 0 ) ) + S ) / ( e ^ ( –KRo( Ro< 0 ) ) + 1 – S ) ) ) / K K = –( log ( 1 / Ps ... | Read More


    • What the World would be Without Chess

      Today is the day to explain the logistics around the game all of you love and care(hopefully), CHESS!!! What would the world be without chess?                        -Magnus Carlson would become a hippie                     ... | Read More

    • Best U18 Junior Chess Players :Wei Yi

      Hello everyone today im starting a new series on the best juniors on the planet who are under the age of 18. todays blog we will be talking about Wei Yi                                       Wei Yi  Wei Yi is a chinese ches... | Read More

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      • | Apr 24, 2016
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    • 02/03/2016. Match Mariya Muzychuk - Hou Yifan started today in Ukraine.

      For the next two weeks Lviv will be chess capital of the world. For the first time in Ukraine is a match for the chess crown! For women - today in the Pototski Palace will host the first game of the match between the current world champion, a Ukra... | Read More

      • Osokor
      • | Mar 2, 2016
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    • CHESS HISTORY

      Chess History Origins of chess Many countries claim to have invented the chess game in some incipient form. The most commonly held belief is that chess originated in India, where it was called Chaturanga, which appears to have been invented in the... | Read More

      • sachin951
      • | Jan 16, 2016
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    • China's Ascension to the Top

      Check out my original post on my blog here! I thought for today’s post, I’d share an ongoing development in chess – China’s sudden emergence as one of the world’s strongest national teams. China really caught my eye this summer with Wei... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Pawn

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    The new pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280.  Starting a game by making two pawn moves before the opponent moved was common in Germany and Holland up to the 16th century, and st... Read More »

  • China

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    The Chinese Emperor Wen-ti executed two foreign chess players after learning that one of the pieces was called "Emperor."  He was upset that his title of Emperor could be associated with a mere game and forbade the game.  Chinese chess is played... Read More »

  • Alekhine, Alexander

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    Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) was the winner of the first Soviet Chess Championship (1920) and the only man to die while holding the world chess championship.  He learned chess from his older brother Alexei (1888-1939).  He studied law at the S... Read More »

  • Huebner, Robert

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    Robert Heubner, born Nov 6, 1948, is a German Grandmaster (1971) and strongest German player since World War II.  In 1967 he won the German championship.  In 1971 he was playing in a candidates match with Petrosian when he made a mistake... Read More »

  • Hyde, Thomas

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    Thomas Hyde (1634-1703) was the author of De Ludis Orientalibus (the Book of Oriental Games) in 1694.  This book documented correspondence games between Venetian and Croation merchants as early as 1650.  He  also wrote Mandragoria,s... Read More »