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    • I "600 milioni" di scacchisti nel mondo e il "ciornalismo"

      -- Questo articolo è un po’ un insieme di varie cose. In esso toccherò vari argomenti: gli scacchi-business; le cifre che da anni (e anni) girano riguardo al numero di persone che giocano a scacchi nel mondo; la FIDE e AGON; un certo modo di... | Read More

      • Sentenzio
      • | May 6, 2016
    • Popular Antique and Vintage Chess Sets

      Chessbazaar offers the chess lovers a fantastic series of antique and vintage chess sets. Serious chess players or chess lovers are very possessive about their chess sets and while playing, they get into this hobby of collecting chess sets and d... | Read More

    • The most messed up puzzle in the world

                Try the most messed up game in chess history against the computer! Is it a forced mate? Comment below! | Read More

    • Q&As You May Have Missed…

      [Blog History]        As some of you may know, we here at the Chess.com/TV Group have started a series of Q&As with all the talented and entertaining Hosts of Chess TV broadcasts. Our original intent was to only post them in the Group... | Read More

    • Chess.com Player Profiles: GM Anton Demchenko

      When Russian grandmaster Anton Demchenko isn´t playing table tennis, going for five hour rides with his bicycle over the mountains to visit his grandparents or dreaming of living in the wild, wild west with the villains and the cowboys, what he r... | Read More

      • Englix
      • | Apr 30, 2016

Video Lessons

  • Shogi

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    Shogi is the Japanese form of Chess. It has been evolving in a different direction as international Chess for more than 1000 years, however, and its history contains many Shogi variants, some even still played today. Modern Shogi is played on a 9x... Read More »

  • Dake, Arthur

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    Arthur W. Dake (1910-2000) became a bridge toll collector, then a highway auto controller, and finally an automobile inspector for the state of Oregon after serving in the merchant marines when he was 16.  He learned how to play chess at age 17 ... Read More »

  • Carlsen, Magnus

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    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian child chess prodigy, was born Nov 30, 1990, and gained the Grandmaster title (2004) at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days.   He became the 2nd youngest GM in chess history, behind only  Sergey Karjakin and Pari... Read More »

  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Lasa, Tassilo von Heydebrand und der

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    Baron Tassilo von Heydebrand und der Lasa (von der Lasa) was born on October 17, 1818 in Berlin, Germany.  He studied law in Berlin and Bonn, Germany. In 1837, he was one of the seven co-founders of the Berlin Chess School (the Berlin Pleiades),... Read More »