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  • 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

  • How Do You Make A Chess Comeback?

    Don’t call it a comeback; I’ve been here for years.        In October I played in Millionaire Chess, my first international tournament in nearly two years.  It wasn’t a triumphant return lik... | Read More

  • Death Match Video Guide

    Following this video guide, you'll retrace the steps of the Chess.com's greatest blitz and bullet combatants (Nakamura, Caruana, So...) as they wage a battle of wills in an epic three hour Death Match! Share the woes of time trouble, mouse slips, ... | Read More

  • The Best Chess Of 2015

    As the calendar turns to 2016, it's time to look back at the best chess of the past year. The year 2015 was a big one for chess. With the creation of the Grand Chess Tour, the chess world had an exciting new super-tournament series to follo... | Read More

  • Nakamura, MVL To Play Death Match Monday

    Two of the best chess players in the world will face off Monday morning in the biggest Chess.com Death Match of all time as American number-one GM Hikaru Nakamura is set to battle French number-one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. The match will be br... | Read More


    • A tale of a tournament: Seattle City Championship Day 1

      It was the first Seattle Weekend Swiss of the year, and there was plenty of fake drama. Writes Joseph Truelson:.......... Joseph didn't know what to play. His opponent had a seemingly won game. Like he had done so many times before, he had blunde... | Read More

    • Upcoming Games

      Watch for upcoming Slow Chess League games on the live chess server this week:   Upcoming Games Schedule Mon 8th of Feb 2016 22:00 - 101 xjian77 (1.0,2011) v Paul Postma (1.0,1422)  Tue 9th of Feb 2016 08:00 - 107 Serge Ledan (0.0,1398) v Sub... | Read More

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    • Week of February 8, 2016

      Pairings for the Slow Chess League have been posted for the Week of February 1, 2016:  2016/02 League Qualifier Round 1Round 2Round 3 Round 1 - Feb 1-7 101 tomek188 (0.0,1896) vs. Wing-T (0.0,1876)  102 Kar Elus (0.0,1749) vs. Ian (0.0,18... | Read More

      • SirIvanhoe
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    • My Adventure in The Stonewall Attack

      I have been playing the same old openings for years, therefore recently I started looking around for new openings to try and excite my old brain. For white at least I have found the answer in the Stonewall Attack. I have my friend David Rodin to t... | Read More

    • The Most Over-Rated Game of 2015

      In the middle of 2015, a few simply fabolous games were played. Perhaps the most astonishing was the one played by Wei Yi against Bruzon Batista, and this is one I hope to cover in a later blog. However, another game received almost as much atten... | Read More


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  • The Oxford Companion to Chess

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    The Oxford Companion to Chess is a reference book on chess written by David Hooper and Kenneth Whyld. The book is written in an encyclopedia format. The book belongs to the Oxford Companions series. Read More »

  • Desprez Opening

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    The Desprez Opening is a chess opening characterized by the opening move: 1. h4The opening is named after the French player Marcel Desprez. Like a number of other rare openings, 1.h4 has some alternate names such as"Kadas Opening", "Anti... Read More »

  • Mieses Opening

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    The Mieses Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: 1. d3The opening is named after the German-British grandmaster Jacques Mieses. It is considered an irregular opening, so it is classified under the A00 code in the Encyclop... Read More »

  • Evans, Larry

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    Larry Melvyn Evans (March 22, 1932 – November 15, 2010) was an  was an American Chess Grandmaster, author and journalist. He won or shared the U.S. Open Chess Championship five times and the U.S. Open Chess Championship four times.  He won or ... Read More »

  • Légall's Mate

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    Légall's Mate is named after the French player M. de Kermar, Sire de Légall (1702-1792).  While there are several variations, each involves the sacrifice of the queen.  If you would like to see more on this trap, David ... Read More »