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  • Siamese Chess

    batgirl May 18, 2016, 11:29 AM

         In 1826 Johann Mälzel was amazing and mystifying the American public with his exhibition of the chess automation known as the Turk. Just a few years later, that same public would...

  • A Quiet Game in Germantown in 1762

    batgirl Feb 10, 2016, 11:24 AM

         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." ...

  • Walker

    batgirl Nov 25, 2015, 11:23 AM

    George  Walker    George Walker's life (1803-1879) spanned one of the most remarkable periods of chess.  As a chess player, he met and played such personalities as John Cochrane, William Lewis, Alexander McDonnell,...

  • The Queen of Chess

    batgirl Aug 4, 2013, 2:13 PM

          Most people even remotely interested in 19th century chess know about Mrs. John W. Gilbert and her extremely long announced mates. What seems to be less appreciated today is the sheer strength of this lady...

  • Louis Paulsen

    batgirl Jul 22, 2013, 6:48 PM

                                               Louis Paulsen was a contemporary of Paul Morphy. His opinion of Morphy was noted in his obituary. In 1959 IM Hans Kmoch wrote his well-received book, "Pawn Power in Chess." ...

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  • A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away ...

    CaptainPike Feb 21, 2017, 1:50 PM

    the intrepid Enterprise stumbled on some strange vessel ...   ... and brought aboard its lone occupant, which resulted in a standoff ... ... until they realized they were on the same team! In their continuing...

  • One love: How chess stole millions of hearts in Russia

    Aarao Nov 18, 2016, 1:39 PM

    In both Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union, chess was the nation’s most beloved pastime bar none. These archive photos provide the proof. Normally a quite exclusive club, chess is in the spotlight this November...

  • 40 Giant Presidents Watch a Game of Chess

    Aarao Nov 4, 2016, 4:25 PM

    Did you know that about 150 miles south of Washington D.C., there’s an army of giant presidents just sitting there on somebody’s farm? Now you do. Apparently, these 20-foot-tall presidential busts were created for...

  • The Impact of Songs during super short Chess Games

    NM VanishingDragon Oct 15, 2016, 10:33 AM

    as many knows, a short blitz game or even bullet chess game can be exceptionally boring and not motivating without the complementation of songs. Today I will present to my dear audiences some songs that each achieve...

  • Viking History!: The Last Great Viking King! Harald Hardråde

    RuneTonseth Sep 8, 2016, 3:47 AM

      TOURNAMENT LAST VIKING KING. HARALD HARDRÅDE:   If you like Vikings you are welcome to apply for membership in our Viking Themed chess groups!  APPLY...

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  • Necesar meciuri, luni 23.01.2017

    Radmar Jan 21, 2017, 8:18 AM

    Salutari dragi colegi, Luni incepem doua meciuri care ne-ar putea aduce mai multe puncte pentru urcarea in clasament. Am jucat cu adversari mult mai puternici si i-am invins. Si acum putem castiga. Va trebui sa...

  • pls join our team matches, need strong players

    iemkarel Jan 12, 2017, 11:49 PM

    1.  pfcc 2.  pfcc 3.  tcp, <1800 4.  the farm 5....

  • The White Wolf vs The Farm

    empr14 Jan 2, 2017, 8:24 PM

    We are out rated very badly! In this match, we need many players here:   open

  • Ellis Bird Farm

    RB65240 Nov 17, 2016, 8:55 AM

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  • This match begins in hours

    empr14 Sep 30, 2016, 1:55 PM

    Lords of Asgard vs ☼ The Farm ☼ We need for this match players 2 of  1800 1     1700 1     1600 4     1500 


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