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  • Zukertort
    Online Apr 6, 2014

    David Rudel | Charlottesville, United States

    Joined: Jul 4, 2008

  • genzo
    Online Feb 1, 2009

    genzo zukertort | turkey, Turkey

    Joined: Feb 1, 2009

  • JHZukertort
    Online Dec 26, 2015

    johannes zukertort | Birmingham, United States

    Joined: Aug 2, 2010

  • zukertortacosta
    Online Nov 25, 2012

    Zukertort Korchnói | Bogotá, Colombia, Colombia

    Joined: Nov 16, 2012

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  • Charles de Maurian: Problemist

         Charles de Maurian, well known as Paul Morphy's childhood and life-long friend, developed very quickly as a chess player.  He began learning the game from Morphy during the 1853-4...

  • 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...

  • Talks a Good Game

         The following piece was written by Paul Hugo Little,     a rather diverse writer and a chess expert himself.    Many people have probably encountered someone     like the chess expert described in the story...

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    • IM Silman
    • Aug 18, 2015, 3:37 AM

    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled...

  • An Hour With Morphy

         This article was published in the "British Chess Magazine" three months after Paul Morphy's death.  It was obviously written as a memorial to Morphy and meant to showcase his genius as well as an attempt to...

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  • Mind Over Matter-Queen Sacrifices!

    Hi, chess lovers! I am inspired by the following games....looking at Emanuel Lasker's win against Euwe in 1934, where Lasker sacrifices his Queen and beats Euwe, one year before Euwe wins the World Championship...

  • A Giant from the Past - Henry Edward Bird (part I)

    A few weeks ago, my first book – Henry Edward Bird: A Chess Biography with 1198 games – was released. During the eight years that I worked on the manuscript I didn’t talk much about this project...

  • Blindfold Chess

    • 412364
    • Nov 21, 2016, 2:43 PM

    Listen to IM John Watson’s April 2010 Internet Chess Club Interview with Eliot Hearst. During the 18th century, when Philidor played two blindfold games of chess simultaneously, eyewitnesses were asked to swear...

  • All World Championship Game Ones--part 1 of 3

    For your viewing pleasure. Game Ones in World Championship Matches from Steinitz in 1886 through Alekhine in 1937.  I offer this partly because there has been so much angst about the early draws in the Anand-Carlsen...

  • A Stroke of Genius- Powerful Moves! Zukertort!

    When I look at the games of certain Masters, like Zukertort, Lasker and Nimzowitch, I am impressed by the power of their moves. Some of their moves are like cannons, they have so much weight and truth behind them!   In...

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