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  • Who Will Qualify To Play Magnus Carlsen?

    The Blitz Battle Qualifier to decide who will face Magnus Carlsen is here. Watch the event with live commentary at Chess.com/tv or Twitch.tv/chess.  Round one of this 11-round, 3 0 Swiss tournament starts Tuesday, M... | Read More

  • NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun

    Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... | Read More

  • Schrödinger's Chess Puzzle

    Warning - the article you are about to read might produce a variety of symptoms, including lightheadedness, altered vision, eye or face twitching, jerking or shaking of arms or legs, disorientation, confusion, or momentary loss of awareness.  **... | Read More

  • of Cafés, Politics, Arts and Chess

         Cafés or Coffee Houses probably originated in 16th century Turkey and quickly expanded into Persia, Arabia, Egypt and other Islamic nations.  Even there they were havens for political idealists, philosophers, artists and game players.... | Read More

  • Chess World Cup 2013: The Offbeat Approach

    The World Cup continues and it’s simply one of the most exciting Chess events of the past two years. Before I delve into the article I want to define some terms just so that we’re on the same page. Skill: the ability to play good moves or be... | Read More


    • Winston Churchill And Fate

      by HJS You can see the hand of God guiding, protecting and preserving, long before the world ever takes note of some individuals. Such was the situation described in Robert Lewis Taylor's book on Winston Churchill. At twenty-three, Churchill was ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Jul 28, 2016
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    • Africans At The 18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament

      The 18th Dubai Open Chess Tournament broke several records this year, which included a record number of participants, norms awarded, and African participants. Some 18 players registered from three different African countries, which inc... | Read More

      • thims
      • | May 3, 2016
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    • Jehovah Rapha (God Our Healer)

      by HJS After crossing the Red Sea, the people were without fresh water for three days and then they came to a spring. "Wonderful!" the people thought, but their elation soon turned to sorrow. They discovered the water wasn't fit to drink so they ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Apr 25, 2016
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    • A successful two weeks

      On Saturday 9th April I headed back to Munich. Unfortunately I wasn't able to play much for Munich 1836 this year but at least could drop in en-route to Dubai for the last round. We were in second place, ahead of the other Munich team (Tarrasch) b... | Read More

      • VerdeNotte
      • | Apr 25, 2016
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    • Your Choices Determine Your Destiny

      by HJS Egypt is a fascinating place. If it were not for the Nile, the longest river in the world, flowing some 4,160 miles from south to north, the country would be an absolute desert. Flying from Cairo to Luxor, 600 miles to the south, you look ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Apr 14, 2016
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Chessopedia


  • Purdy, Cecil

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    Cecil Purdy (1906-1979) was a Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess (1953) and winner of the first world correspondence chess championship (1950-1953). In 1923, at the age of 17, he won the New Zealand Championship.  In 1929 he founded the Australa... Read More »

  • Simutowe, Amon

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    Amon Simutowe, born in 1982, is a chess player from Zambia who made his 3rd Grandmaster norm at Arnheim, Netherlands in August, 2007.  He is the first sub-Saharan African to become a Grandmaster.  His current Elo rating is 2421.&nbs... Read More »

  • Adly, Ahmed

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    Ahmed Adly, born Feb 19, 1987, was the first Egyptian Grandmaster (2005), and the youngest-ever from Africa.  In 2001, he was African Under-20 champion.  In 2003, he contracted malaria while playing in a chess tournament in Nigeria. ... Read More »