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Logical Chess, Move by Move

Logical Chess, Move by Move

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 […]

Reshevsky's Tournament Debut

Reshevsky’s Tournament Debut

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 […]

Featured Puzzle

Featured Puzzle

White to Move & Mate in 4 Moves. A chess puzzle from Joseph Henry Blackburne.

A Classic Nimzowitsch Game

A Classic Nimzowitsch Game

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 […]

Sam Loyd (1841-1911)

Sam Loyd (1841-1911)

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 […]