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  • en-passant
    Online Jun 18, 2008

    Graham Lawrence | Bishops Stortford, England

    Joined: Aug 27, 2007

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  • Memphis Belle

    batgirl Nov 11, 2015, 11:34 AM

      Miss Rosa Jefferson    The champion women chess player of the world Rosa B. Jefferson    Although she was a significant historical figure in American chess, Rosa Bradford Jefferson has remained largely unknown....

  • "Queer Moves in Chess"

    batgirl Sep 23, 2015, 12:07 PM

         I stumbled upon the following article while reading through the March 1903 edition of "Checkmate: Monthly Chess Review."  It looked familiar and I was able to determine I had seen it before in "Pollock Memories," ...

  • 6 Things You Should Always Do in Blitz

    pete Aug 25, 2014, 12:57 PM

    Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board. As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed...

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #53: In Passing

    NM brucepandolfini Aug 1, 2014, 12:01 AM

    Professor: Bonjour, class. Class: Bonjour, to you as well, Professor. Lucian: What’s with the French? Thomas: Were you trying to confuse us? Professor: No, not at all. Zephyr: Then why use French to...

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #46 - The Fortress and the Cage, Part 1

    NM brucepandolfini Jun 10, 2014, 4:34 PM

    Professor: Good evening, class. Lucian: Good evening? But it’s only one o’clock in the afternoon. Professor: Oh, forgive me. I’ve just flown back from Phnom Penh and I forgot to reset my watch. Here, the class...

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  • Svidler on Carlsen-Karjakin, computers & more by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Jan 6, 2017, 8:49 AM

    There’s a week to go until the chess year kicks off in earnest on Saturday 14th January in Wijk aan Zee, with Peter Svidler commentating on the first seven rounds here on chess24. In a recent in-depth Russian interview...

  • Pawngrabber News: What will Isaac be up to?

    PittsPawngrabbers Dec 25, 2016, 3:28 PM

    Check out the original article on Chess^Summit here! Where will our general manager Isaac Steincamp be going in 2017? Our manager talks about his trip here! Another semester finished! While most college students...

  • Using En Passant to gain a mental advantage

    VladimirHerceg91 Dec 6, 2016, 3:57 AM

    Knowing the rule of en passant is the mark of an advanced chess player. Now, I am at a stage between a beginner and an advanced player. I believe that aside from mere rankings, perception is also important in determining...

  • Teaching Chess

    Oraoradeki Sep 24, 2016, 2:22 PM

    This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach...

  • Chess Quiz Answers

    Lukachess21 Aug 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

    Hello everyone. Here is the answers to my recently posted chess quiz. If you haven't already, please look at the question post here.    64  32  9 per side, but you cannot have 18  When a player has no legal move,...

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  • Chess Week - Overview

    Atomic_Rift Feb 16, 2017, 5:15 PM

    Hello ARC! Atomic_Rift here and today I want to tell you about the upcoming "Chess Week" as I call it. As an online chess club and as your leader, I feel that it is my duty to provide for you not just Team Matches...

  • Italian game

    robertrange Jan 17, 2017, 6:24 AM

    Italian Game 1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 (D) Black to play For centuries, 3 Bc4 was so self-evident a move that it was not thought necessary to give it a name, like 1 e4 also has no name. Names were only given after...

  • European Club Cup Jam-Packed With Stars

    PeterDoggers Nov 7, 2016, 2:30 AM

    Many chess stars gathered Sunday in the Serbian city of Novi Sad for the 32nd European Chess Club Cup and the 21st European Chess Club Cup for Women. Photo Lennart Ootes. Novi Sad certainly is a chess-minded...

  • Carlsen Recovers, Beats Wei Yi In Bilbao

    PeterDoggers Jul 14, 2016, 12:15 PM

    Magnus Carlsen had a good sleep, recovered well from his first-round loss and today defeated Wei Yi. The world champion is now in clear second place behind Hikaru Nakamura thanks to the “football”...

  • RESULT: Team Match II: Our second victory

    Sir_Chjaka Nov 20, 2015, 10:56 AM

    Our second team match has drawn to a close and I'm utterly elated to report that we have just bagged our second victory, beating the predominately German team by 4.5 points to 1.5. This was the match that the opposing...


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