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  • Say "Hello!" to Chess.com Version 3

    It's been a long time coming, but a brand-new version of Chess.com is finally ready to step up and take online chess to a new level - and take your chess to new levels as well.  Version 3 (v3) has been our #1 priority for over two year... | Read More

  • Introducing the New Chess.com (Version 3)

    It's been a long time coming, but a brand-new version of Chess.com is finally ready to step up and take online chess to a new level - and take your chess to new levels as well.  This new version 3 (V3) has been our #1 priority for over... | Read More

  • Hollywood Herman

    Herman Steiner's immense love for the game spread a spark which brought chess to life in California. he made chess alive for thousands of school children; he created a woman's field for chess in ti part of the country.Hollywood Herman Steiner Pho... | Read More

  • TODAY: Nakamura To Play Komodo In Odds Match

    The strongest computer chess engine in history will face one of the strongest humans on earth next week in an odds chess match on Chess.com. Komodo will play GM Hikaru Nakamura in a four-game match, January 6 and 7, live on Chess.com/TV and... | 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


    • Prodigy Program - February 2016 Registration Open

      Registration for the February 2016 month of the Prodigy Program is now open for our 900+, 1200+, 1500+, and 1750+ Elo sections. Registration is open until  3:00 PM PST on February 12th, 2016. Sign up and join Chess.com University's flagship chess... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Feb 9, 2016
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    • Photos of chess pieces - with little boys

      My grandson Aiden is 2 and the other day he shared 2 sentences: "I like it" and "It's cold out." When he arrives, he typically doesn't look directly at me, but he takes my hand and says, "Outside." On this day, he led me to the door and we looked... | Read More

      • zealandzen
      • | Feb 9, 2016
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      • | 5 comments
    • Opening preparation : analysing your own games

      Analysing your own games is a must to improve in chess. That's obvious. One easy way to improve is in opening lines, by just looking up the most common moves with an opening database. Here's 3 games against the same opponent in which I was surpri... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 8, 2016
      • | 108 views
      • | 2 comments
    • 2.Qe2 in the French defense

      A few days ago I came across some articles about 2.Qe2 in the French defense. I knew about that line already years ago, but never tried it or looked into it. It is a nice way to avoid the main French defense lines, where many opponent might be rea... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 7, 2016
      • | 133 views
      • | 2 comments
    • SCC January Quads 2

      Earlier in January, the SCC hosted quads. On the 30th of January 2016, the SCC hosted quads AGAIN. That day, saturday school was cancelled due to some weird reason and I had no school homework, so I decided to go. There was a sweet turnout of 33 p... | Read More

      • anjiang
      • | Feb 4, 2016
      • | 183 views
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  • Bardeleben, Curt von

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    Curt von Bardeleben (1861-1924) was a German count and the strongest German player of the late 19th century, an openings expert, and player of Grandmaster strength.  He studied law, but never practiced, preferring to play chess. He was German cha... Read More »

  • Polgar, Susan

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    Susan Polgar, born Zsuzsanna Polgar in Budapest, Hungary, was the oldest of three sisters, Judit and Sophia Polgar. She discovered the game purely by accident when she was not quite four years old. She had been rummaging around in a closet looking... Read More »

  • Capablanca, Jose

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    Cuban-born, Jose Capablanca (1888-1942) was American-educated and sent to a private school (Woodycliff School of South Orange) in New Jersey when he was 16 in 1904.  He joined the Manhattan Chess Club at that time and impressed many of the pl... Read More »

  • Biyiasas, Peter

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    Peter Biyiasas, born Nov 19, 1950 in Greece, is a Canadian Grandmaster (1978) who later moved to the United States.  He has won the Canadian championship twice (1972, 1975).  In 1978 he won the World Open.  In 1981 Bobby Fischer sta... Read More »

  • Sultan Khan, Mir

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    • | 1 Read

    Mir Sultan Khan (1905-1966) was the winner of the All-Indian championship and in five years he was the winner of the Championship of the British Empire three times and played on top board for England in three Olympiads.   He was born in ... Read More »