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August 1, 2017

Decoy

This was a game played between Mikenas vs Bronstein in Talin,1965. How can Black decoy White Rook and Queen from protecting the first rank?
May 28, 2017

Top 10 contenders to dethrone Magnus Carlsen

10. Murzin Volodar (age 10) Rating:2315 He is born July 18th, 2006 in Russia. He is currently number 2 under 12 player in the world. With his 10 years, big potential and 2315 rating points he is contender number 10 to dethrone Magnus Carlsen. Until he becomes a world class chess player probably someone else will have that chance before him including our number […]
May 15, 2017

Who was Dr. Siegbert Tarrasch?

Siegbert Tarrasch, (born March 5, 1862, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Poland]—died February 17, 1934, Munich, Germany), German chess master and physician who was noted for his books on chess theories. Tarrasch won five major tournaments consecutively between 1888 and 1894. A medical doctor by profession, Tarrasch may have been the best player in the world in the early 1890s. He […]
May 3, 2017

Open Attack