Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "women" on Google.

Location: International
Joined: 10/6/16
Last Online: 10/6/16
Points: 0 points
Location: All Women Bill Abuses, United States
Joined: 10/2/16
Last Online: 10/2/16
Points: 0 points
Location: United States
Joined: 9/23/16
Last Online: 10/23/16
Points: 0 points
Location: International
Joined: 9/10/16
Last Online: 9/12/16
Points: 0 points
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Joined: 8/9/16
Last Online: 8/9/16
Points: 0 points

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before I downed my drink I thought of IM Jo... | Read More

  • 8 Ways Chess Is Like CrossFit

    You’ve all heard the joke about how the first rule of CrossFit is you must talk about CrossFit. And the second rule is that you must talk about CrossFit. So let’s talk about CrossFit. And chess. There are many parallels between chess... | Read More

  • How To Join The PRO Chess League

    Do you think your team has what it takes to win the $20k top prize and the title of PRO Chess League Champions? By now you've read our announcement, and you can't wait to join the PRO Chess League, right? Not only do you think your city has a s... | Read More

  • In Whitney's Shadow

    Mt. Whitney, the hightest peak in the contiguous United States      Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the base of the highest peak in the lower 48 states, the high desert community of Lone Pine became the unl... | Read More

  • The Deadliest Chess Pattern

    There are many patterns in chess which you should know if you want to become strong. I have discussed many of them in this column through the years. Today, I'll talk about the deadliest chess pattern, the one that usually ... | Read More

    • Does Chess Make Us Smarter?

      Many articles have been written on this topic. But just how trustworthy are they? Chess afficionados want us to believe that playing the royal game will raise our IQ, ward off Alzheimers and maximise reproductive success. On the other hand, the Gr... | Read More

      • soler97
      • | Oct 21, 2016
    • October simul

      Simultaneous on 10 boards with WGM ADRIANA NIKOLOVA  on Saturday (22.10.2016) at 10:00p.m. (Eastern Europ. Time) GMT+2 hours, 3:00p.m. New York Time, 8:00p.m. London (UK) Time The time control would be 60min+10sec. per move to the end of the... | Read More

    • Cyber-Cures

      by HJS From the beginning of recorded history men and women have become entrapped by habits that lead to addictions. An addiction is a thirst that, if denied, has devastating consequences. When you are addicted and denied the drugs, work, food, ... | Read More

      • JD-ex
      • | Oct 18, 2016
    • 42nd Olympiad Excitement! #1

      Howdy! The past few weeks I have been pouring over games from the 2016 Olympiad, held in Baku. There are THOUSANDS of games! That's the bad news. The good news: there is so much to learn  Even at this point, having only looked at two dozen or so... | Read More

      • AaronReyes
      • | Oct 17, 2016
    • My reaction to Queen of Katwe and the important social issues it raises

      I finally saw Queen of Katwe and was deeply moved. And I'm not just saying this as someone who loves chess. I'm saying this as someone who loves humanity. The film explored so many important global issues, offered so many beautiful life lessons... | Read More

      • eltenedor
      • | Oct 16, 2016

Video Lessons


  • Alekhine, Alexander

    • 22 Reads
    • | 22 Reads

    Alexander Alekhine (1892-1946) was the winner of the first Soviet Chess Championship (1920) and the only man to die while holding the world chess championship.  He learned chess from his older brother Alexei (1888-1939).  He studied law at the S... Read More »

  • Abhyankar-Gokhale, Anupama

    • 21 Reads
    • | 21 Reads

    Anupama Abhyankar-Gokhale, born on May 17, 1969, is a chess master from India.  She was awarded the Women’s International Master title in 1985.  She married chess master Raghunandan Gokhale, chairman of the Mumbai Chess Association and Anupama... Read More »

  • Baginskaite, Camilla

    • 5 Reads
    • | 5 Reads

    Camilla Baginskaite was born in Vilnus, Lithuania on April 24, 1967.  At age 15, she became the youngest female master in Lithuania.  In 1986, she took 3rd place in the World Championship for Girls under 20.  In 1988, she won the World Champion... Read More »

  • Pogonina, Natalia

    • 3 Reads
    • | 3 Reads

    Natalia Pogonina (born on March 9, 1985) is one of the best female chess players in the world. Woman Grandmaster (WGM), three-times European champion (U16, twice U18), bronze prize winner at the World Championship (U18) and European Women Champi... Read More »

  • Fischer, Robert

    • 1956 Reads
    • | 1956 Reads

    Robert (Bobby ) Fischer was born in Chicago on March 9, 1943.  He was the 11th world chess champion (1972-1975).  He was the youngest national junior champion (13), the youngest American chess champion ever (14), the youngest grandmaster... Read More »