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  • Blindfold Art

    Convergences: Miles of String  by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942, for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Untitled scul... | Read More

  • It's Vachier-Lagrave vs Caruana May 10: GM Blitz Battle #3

    Who will be the third player to reach the semifinal, Fabiano Caruana or Maxime Vachier-Lagrave? We'll know at the end of Chess.com's third GM Blitz Battle Championship, scheduled for Tuesday, 10 May at 10 a.m. Pacific (GMT-7), ... | Read More

  • Fill Out Your Chess Bracket, Win Prizes

    It's bracket season, with millions of college basketball fans picking their favorite teams this week to win in the sport's biggest tournament. Here at Chess.com, it's also time to fill out your bracket -- for the strongest online... | Read More

  • GM Blitz Battle Championship: Rules And Format

    Below are the official rules and format of Chess.com's Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship Series. For the full list of players in the 2016 GM Battle Championship, click here. By accepting the invitation to play, players acknowledge they have ... | Read More

  • No Balance, No Success

    I get countless questions that ask about taste in chess (No, don’t eat the pieces!). Taste, in this case, refers to a preference for positional or tactical situations. (However, if you MUST eat the pieces, please buy a chess cake or a ches... | Read More


    • Taking on the Big Guns in the World Open

      The summer of 2015 was a fantastic first World Open performance for me in the U1800 section, where I scored six of nine points and walked away with an all time high rating of 1753. Since that peak last summer, I've found myself in a retooling... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Jul 24, 2016
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    • CHESS TV's "Dish" with DOGGERS!

      [Blog History]         As members of this site and fans of chess, in general, chances are many of you are familiar with the name “Peter Doggers.” Born October 9, 1975 in the Netherlands, and having become ... | Read More

    • The Pirc Slayer!

      I guess everyone has their own favorite opening to play against. Mine would be playing against the pirc defence. A quick check into my database explorer here shows that I am scoring well over 60% in the classical variation.    Although this ga... | Read More

    • Who Needs Sleep If You're 2150?

      Still not sure how I pulled this off with 3-4 hours of sleep, but I gained over 50 rating points (and some pocket cash) in Solon, Ohio this weekend! As I mentioned before, I will soon be joining chess^summit, with the relaunch in one (!) day and... | Read More

    • Hilversum Open Tourney 2016

      This weekend (17th-19th June) featured the 11th Hilversum Open. The top group had several GMs, and IMs and FMs, as well as non titled players playing. The tourney had a nice formula. Apart from the Open, playing 6 rounds, there was also the "vier... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jun 19, 2016
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  • 1930 in chess

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    On January 4, 1930, the 10th Christmas Congress ended. The Premier Section was won by Jose Capablanca (6.5), followed by Vidmar (5.5), and Yates (5). The Premier Reserves section was won by George Koltanowski and Tylor. From January 16 to Februar... Read More »

  • Adams, Michael

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    Michael Adams was born on Nov 17, 1971 in Truro, Cornwall, England.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 6. In November 1979, he played in his first chess tournament, the Cornwall Under-10 Championship, and won it.  In 1980, Adams... Read More »

  • Abonyi, Istvan

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    Istvan Abonyi (1886-1942) was a Hungarian master.  He was born and died in Budapest.  In 1912, he played the Abonyi Gambit (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4) for the first time. In 1916, he played the Budapest Gambit (1.a3 Nf6 2.b3 e5) against  the Dutch surge... Read More »

  • Yusupov

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    Artur Mayakovich Yusupov (Jussupow in German) was born on February 13, 1960 in Moscow.  He learned the game of chess in 1966 at the age of 6 and trained at the Moscow Young Pioneers’ Palace. In 1977, at the age of 17, he won the World Ju... Read More »

  • 1931 in chess

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    On January 7, 1931, the annual Hastings Christmas Congress finished.  Max Euwe won the Premier section and Salo Flohr won the Premier Reserves section.  The next year, Flohr would win the Premier section. On January 8, 1931, Nikolai Minev was b... Read More »