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morphyy3
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  • Patterns: Bishop+Rook Mates

         Many naturally talented chess players effortlessly envision mating patterns, applying them or threatening their application with amazing ease.  Other, less talented players such as myself, must keep hammering t... | Read More

  • Who Was The Greatest Chess Theorist?

    Axorcist wrote: “My question is this: Who do you consider to be the greatest chess theorist of all time? I have never read a good review on who really had the most influence on the development of knowledge in our beautiful game. Was i... | Read More

  • USA—USSR

         In 1945, right after WWII ended, a team of United States players competed against a team of Soviet players in a chess match via radio. While the U.S. team expected stiff competition, there was little doubt in... | Read More

  • The Pawn Center Controversy

    There are basic rules of chess strategy that we learn as soon as we start playing chess. One of the most fundamental premises is the importance of the center. We quickly learn that one of the major goals of positional chess is control ov... | Read More

  • Links to the Past II

    As in attics where things once used get stored out of sight and mind, old articles have a way of burying themselves under the weight of those that follow becoming lost and forgotten. Sometimes it pays to put on an apron and gloves, wal... | Read More


    • Openings for Development SUMMARY/What You Need to Remember

      Here is a summary of what you need to try to remember:   WHITE 1.e4 e5 (King's Gambit) 1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.Bc4 (4.Nc3) g4 5.0-0 and remember that you need to attack Black's Queen and open lines for our pieces which are ready for action... | Read More

    • Teaching Chess

      This summer, I had the pleasure to tutor a middle schooler (grade 7) not in Math or Science but in Chess! He knows the rules of chess but has never played competitively. Therefore it was my job to not only teach him strategy but also to convince h... | Read More

      • Oraoradeki
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    • Morphy vs Henry Bird

      One of the Most Amazing chess combinations in history... 😎 | Read More

    • Aprender de nuestras leyendas del ajedrez (Foto: Bobby Fischer)

        APRENDER DE NUESTRAS LEYENDAS DEL AJEDREZ:  El siguiente texto es un pequeño resumen de algunas frases célebres que nuestras leyendas dijeron en sus repectivas épocas.  Creo que en las siguientes frases todavía se puede aprender mucho ... | Read More

      • sebass34
      • | Sep 19, 2016
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    • Aberdeen Chess Training Day Sunday 11th September Part 1

        A chess training day was held in Shell's Woodbank House on the 11th of September. 15 players of all ages and playing strengths attended and the session was run by myself (2150 OTB, head coach for Scotland in the Glorney/Gilbert competition 2016... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Soltis, Andrew

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    Andrew (andy) Solits is an American grandmaster.  In 1979, Soltis began writing a monthly column called “Chess to Enjoy” for Chess Life magazine.  It is the longest running column in that magazine.  In 1980, Soltis was awarded the G... Read More »

  • Barnes' Opening

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    Barnes Opening (or Gedult's Opening) is a chess opening where White opens with: 1. f3The opening is named after Thomas Wilson Barnes (1825–74), an English player who had an impressive eight wins over Paul Morphy, including one game wh... Read More »

  • Evergreen Game

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    Adolf Anderssen was a great tactician and attacker, and was arguably one of the best players of his time. In this game against Dufresne in Berlin,1852, it became famous instantly after it was played. It was called the Evergreen Game by Wihelm Stei... Read More »

  • Harrwitz, Daniel

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    Daniel Harrwitz (29 April 1823 – 9 January 1884) was a German master (born in Breslau, Silesia) and world’s best active player in the mid 1850s.  He played matches against Staunton, Anderssen, Lowenthal, and lost to Morphy.  He became a prof... Read More »

  • Mating Patterns Part 2

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    Have you read Chessking47's (CK47's) article named Mating Patterns? If not, please head over there and solve the puzzles. I would've have never knew this if it weren't for IM Silman! First, I left off with Legall's Mate, so I will do Morphy's Mat... Read More »