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  • How To Join The PRO Chess League

    Do you think your team has what it takes to win the $20k top prize and the title of PRO Chess League Champions? By now you've read our announcement, and you can't wait to join the PRO Chess League, right? Not only do you think your cit... | Read More

  • Free Chess Curriculum For Parents And Coaches

    Chess would be great for my kids,  but where do I start? I'd love to help start a chess program at my school, but I'm a math/science/English teacher and I know nothing about teaching chess. I run a homeschool program with limit... | Read More

  • The Best Of The Old And New Schools

    Occasionally I run into players who think that Bobby Fischer "did it all by himself." I.e. he locked himself in his room, studied chess until he was world class, and then burst onto the tournament scene. Uh, no. Every day after school, Bobby w... | Read More

  • In Whitney's Shadow

    Mt. Whitney, the hightest peak in the contiguous United States      Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the base of the highest peak in the lower 48 states, the high desert community of Lone Pine became the unl... | Read More

  • 5 Reasons Chess Is Better Than Pokémon Go

    Pokémon Go is the fastest-growing smartphone game in history, and it's been dominating the news since its launch in July, at least in the gaming world. But is it a better game than chess? We don't think so. While both games have their f... | Read More


    • Learn Pafu's Beginner's Game - i - Move Sequences

      (This post is part of a series on The Beginner's Game, an opening system by Pafu. It is written by Christopher Huff.) i - Move Sequences At the outset of his treatise, Pafu takes great pains to communicate the momentousness of his discovery, and... | Read More

      • chuff
      • | Sep 25, 2016
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    • Consolidation 'n Libation : The Hemingway Daiquiri

       The Opening           Chess is the perfect Gentleman's or Lady's game! Everything is proper from the handshakes before and after the match, calling check to let your opponent know that their King is being threatened, and even to resigning ... | Read More

      • AhJayPrimo
      • | Sep 25, 2016
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    • My Chess Life

      I just wanted to share how my chess play evolved. Well, I started to play chess when I was at primary school (I think first or second grade). Two friends of mine were already going to the "chess circle" (that's how it was called in the former So... | Read More

      • aln276
      • | Sep 22, 2016
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    • Operation Auca

      by HJS In 1956 Roger Youderian, Jim Elliot, Pete Fleming, Ed McCully and pilot Nate Saint launched Operation Auca. The Aucas were one of the most difficult tribes to reach; they didn't like outsiders and killed most of them on sight. Having made ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Sep 22, 2016
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    • RARing the Endgame: FIDE Invitational Round 8

      Generally RAR is related to attacking chess, not positional or endgames. However, sometimes RAR is also in the endgame. Because I did have a strategy to achieve my only win in the tournament. The odd thing is that I never moved my f pawn (that is ... | Read More


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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 »

  • 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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    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 »

  • Suetin, Alexei

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    Alexei Stepanovich Suetin (1926-2001) was a Russian Grandmaster (1965) and author.  He played in 10 USSR championships, placing 4th in 1963 and 1965.    He won the World Senior Championship in 1996.  He died of a heart att... Read More »