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By Kevin Marchese on January 25, 2013
Logical Chess, Move by Move (Irving Chernev) – This book contains 33 well annotated chess games played by various chess masters in the years 1889 to 1945. The complexity of the games increases towards the end and the comments frequently […]
By Kevin Marchese on January 22, 2013
Samuel Reshevsky, the legendary chess prodigy who was born in Poland and later immigrated to the United States, made his tournament debut at the age of 10 years old. The site was the Chess Club International in New York City […]
By Kevin Marchese on January 18, 2013
White to Move & Mate in 4 Moves. A chess puzzle from Joseph Henry Blackburne.
By Kevin Marchese on January 15, 2013
Aron Nimzowitsch (1886-1935) was born in Russia, but later made his home in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was considered one of the original “hypermodern” players, whose beliefs are that controlling the center squares is more important than actually occupying them. Chess […]
By Kevin Marchese on January 8, 2013
Sam Loyd (January 31, 1841-April 10, 1911) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA). He spent most of his childhood in New York, where he played chess and developed a fascination for solving complicated chess problems. He had one of his […]