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  • Visions of Morphy

    Below are some of the images - photos, paintings, sketches, etchings - of Paul Morphy. Here is the earliest known image of Morphy - from 1854: from "Twice Remembered: Moments in the History of Spring Hill College" by Michael Kenny, S.J. ... | Read More

  • A Straight Flush In Chess

    Last week's article caused a significant response and dispute. It looks like our readers were split into two camps based on their viewpoints of the importance of classical games. Our member kingcobra07 summarized the standpoi... | 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

  • A Quiet Game in Germantown in 1762

         The January 1962 issue of "Chess Review" featured an article written by John Frederick Harbeson.  The article was a reprint of one that had appeared in "The Germantowne Crier."  The author was a prominent Philade... | Read More

  • Why Chess Players Blunder

    We have seen them, haven’t we? The howlers? Amateurs and professionals alike in the aftermath of a game, trying to explain their blunder, shaking their heads in disbelief, scratching their brows, sighing while trying to come up with a ration... | Read More


    • Road to GM: Week 2 "Step by step"

          Today begins the second week of my journey of becoming a Grandmaster. It's a long, treacherous road with crocodile goons and lobster mobsters but it's one well paved. Last week I discussed my chess status and a plan of action that i needed ... | Read More

    • You're Almost There - A Discussion of Elo Hell

      So I've finally achieved a blitz rating of 2000 on this site, and as I looked back at my climb, sifting through my wins and losses, I'd come to realize that my opponents aren't even that good. In fact, they aren't good, and I'm stuck playing the... | Read More

    • How Playing Chess Can Help Your Career

      Experts have been boasting about the many benefits of playing chess for hundreds of years. Likely as long as the game has been been around, since the 6th century. In addition to having a positive effect on the brain by improving mathematical and p... | Read More

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    • Community Rallies to Protect Chess Players

      Back in the days before Games + Video was a thing, many of us were forced to actually leave our basements and go to a chess club to get our gaming fix. Thirty or forty avid players would meet in a room somewhere, and play for few hours with only t... | Read More

      • mschosting
      • | Apr 17, 2016
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    • Do the math ! - chess puzzles

      Calculate the win ! Is it the right time for checkmate ? Is there a better move than Rd5xf5 winning a pawn ? Find the winning sequence for black. Is there something better than grabbing the rook on h1 ? Has black a checkmate option ? Ho... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Apr 13, 2016
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  • Mathematics and chess

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    The number of possible chess positions after White’s first ply move is 20 (16 pawn moves and 4 knight moves).  There are 400 possible chess positions after two ply moves (first ply move for White followed by first ply move for Black).  Th... Read More »