Chess in Australia isn't as predominant as in other countries, we're the 51st "best" Country according to FIDE.We have 4 GM's, soon to be 5 and 30 IM's.One thing Australia has in common with strong chess Countries such as India, Russia and China i... | Read More
Origins of chess
Many countries claim to have invented the chess game in some incipient form. The most commonly held belief is that chess originated in India, where it was called Chaturanga, which appears to have been invented in the... | Read More
In less than twenty four hours we will be celebrating the 97 years since the end of the Great War. On that occasion I would like to discuss The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara W. Tuchman. Was there ever any real threat posed by Mexico the United St... | Read More
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For those of a similar name, see Bob Fisher (disambiguation).
Fischer in 1960
Robert James Fischer
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As an average chess hobbiest, I can find myself completely obsessed with chess; however and (possibly) unfortunately, I sometimes find myself feeling that chess can be tedious and boring. And so, due to my natural bias towards the game, I aspired ... | Read More