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  • Cuba

    Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904      A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida.  Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More

  • How Chess Saved Beethoven

    A Little Background:      A man named Wolfgang von Kempelen created a supposed chess-playing machine in 1770.  A chess master cleverly concealed inside controlled the exposed turbaned, mustached figure and the moves... | 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

  • The Player I'd Most Like to Have Met

         Throughout the history of the game, chess has produced innumerable fascinating personalities.  Some were stars, others played supporting roles.  Many of them, at least from the hazy vantage point of my clouded ... | Read More

  • 3 Fun Chess Stories

    Elon Musk is an otherworldly individual. At 44 years old, he is a multi-billionaire, the founder of several successful companies, and the current CEO and product architect of a rather prominent outfit known as Tesla Motors. He is a skilled busines... | Read More


    • Kasparov ripping apart Sicilian Defense in 12 moves

      Hey guys, hold on to your seats, this is going to be an approach to analyze a grandmasters game! We don't want to bore ourselves too much by praising our own games ;-) "A" grandmaster of course is wrong, I am talking about THE grandmaster - Garr... | Read More

    • KIMPLODES--64 squares explained! (Part 1 of 10)

      KIMPLODES--sounds like a TV cartoon show, but instead it's an analytic approach that lets me tease out a few of Caissa's secrets. Some of my online acquaintances tell me they use it during coaching sessions with students, including a FIDE expert ... | Read More

    • EXCLUSIVE Q&A with CEO Erik!

      [Blog History] You'll FIND HIS ANSWERS HERE…      It was a little more than a decade ago that founder and CEO Erik and his friend, Jay, got together and decided the world needed a better chess site for players worldwide to play, learn, sha... | Read More

    • Life bio

       Hello friend! I hope you are true friend really! I write for you! It was 1968 year, it was the Summer. I finished full high school. My dear father did call me to talk. He said:” I congratulate You have good result of school study and now yo... | Read More

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    • Best super Fast Chess Engine Tournament 2016 Bullet 1m + 1s and Chess Engine History

      In Chess Engine History "Deep Blue" is the First Chess Engine Beat the World Chess Champion Grandmaster Garry Kasparov!!!     Deep Blue Chess: Deep Blue was a chess-playing computer developed by IBM. It is known for being the first piece o... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Divinsky, Nathan

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    Nathan Divinksy (1925-2012) was a Canadian chess master and played in several Canadian chess Olympiads.  He served as assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia.  His former wife (1972-1983), Kim Campbell, was the 19th P... Read More »

  • Cambridge-Oxford University Chess Club Match

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    Longest running annual match in chess.  The traditional series began in 1873 with the help of future world champion Wilhelm Steinitz (won by Oxford University 10-3).  The univerisities actually started playin in 1871, but the early matches were ... Read More »

  • Abrahams, Gerald

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    Gerald Abrahams (1907-1980) was British lawyer (barrister), chess master and chess author.   His eight chess books include Teach Yourself Chess (1948), The Chess Mind (1952), Handbook of Chess (1960), Technique in Chess (1961), Test Your Chess... Read More »

  • Kalme, Charles

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    Charles Kalme (1939-2002) was the U.S. Junior Open champion in 1955, which was held in Lincoln, Nebraska.  In 1957 he was the U.S. Intercollegiate Chess Champion.  In 1960 he was on the winning U.S. Student Olympiad team (Lombardy, Kalme, R Wein... Read More »

  • Phillips, Harold

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    Harold Meyer Phillips (1874-1967) was a lawyer and President of the United States Chess Federation (USCF) from 1950-54, President of the Manhattan Chess Club, former New York State Champion and Manhattan Chess Club Champion (1902).  He was the or... Read More »