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  • TODAY: Nakamura To Play Komodo In Odds Match

    The strongest computer chess engine in history will face one of the strongest humans on earth next week in an odds chess match on Chess.com. Komodo will play GM Hikaru Nakamura in a four-game match, January 6 and 7, live on Chess.com/TV and... | Lees Verder

  • Nakamura, MVL To Play Death Match Monday

    Two of the best chess players in the world will face off Monday morning in the biggest Chess.com Death Match of all time as American number-one GM Hikaru Nakamura is set to battle French number-one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. The match will be br... | Lees Verder

  • The 12 Most Interesting Chess Players Ever

    Who are the most interesting chess players of all time? It’s an interesting question. Are we talking about the best players ever? Even that’s a tricky thing to define. Are the best players the most accomplished? We could go by supe... | Lees Verder

  • The 5 Best Computer Chess Engines

    Computers are the future of chess. Almost everyone agrees on that. But the statement doesn’t go far enough. By and large, computers are also the present of chess. With the question of man vs. machine long-ago settled over the chessboard,... | Lees Verder

  • The Master's Bulletin, February 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes All Over Europe “I write the introduction to this Bulletin from Zurich, where the annual super tournament is under way. Befor... | Lees Verder


    • Magnus Carlsen

      Biography Born in Tønsberg, Norway on November 30th, 1990 it wasn’t before long that Magnus Carlsen began to learn the game of chess. Although he began learning chess around the age of 5, he didn’t begin to show much interest until he saw his... | Lees meer

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      • | 14 jan. 2016
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    • Viswanathan Anand

      Vishwanathan Anand is a former World Chess Champion hailing from India. He is considered as the best rapid player of his generation. He has been the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2007 to 2013. He has won the World Chess Championship five t... | Lees meer

      • sachin951
      • | 12 jan. 2016
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    • Is the chess rating system deflated?

      Saturday, 19 December 2015 Is the chess rating list deflated? Igor Glek- a victim of rating deflation? If you look at the current live rating list, you are immediately struck by the fact there is now only one player over 2800.Despite all t... | Lees meer

      • bunnyplayer1
      • | 19 dec. 2015
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    • Is the London Chess Classic the most boring chess tournament of all time?

      Is the London chess classic the most boring chess tournament of all time?         Workaholic  Malcolm Pein-seen here with Vishy- has done an excellent job with the London Classic.O.k. The title of this post is slightly tongue in cheek, ... | Lees meer

      • bunnyplayer1
      • | 11 dec. 2015
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    • Why ratings matter.

      Why ratings do matter. The mercurial Bobby Fischer. No British player has been able to match his peak elo rating, even over forty years on.You often hear people say ratings don't matter, and stuff like I don't really look at the ratings, I j... | Lees meer

      • bunnyplayer1
      • | 4 dec. 2015
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  • Chess Title

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    A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank. Such titles are usually granted for life. The most prestigious titles are those granted by the international chess gove... Lees meer »

  • Norm

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    A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament. Several norms are one of the requirements to receive a title such as Grandmaster from FIDE.   Contents   [hide]  1 Grandmaster norm 2 Other FIDE norms 3 In n... Lees meer »

  • Patzer

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    Patzer is basically when you have a minimal rating in chess. Lees meer »

  • Benko's Opening

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    Benko's Opening (also known as the Hungarian Opening, the Barcza Opening, the Bilek Opening, and the King's Fianchetto Opening), is achess opening characterized by the move: 1. g3White's 1.g3 ranks as the fifth most popular opening move in... Lees meer »

  • Adams, Weaver

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    Weaver Warren Adams (1901-1963) was born on April 28, 1901 in Dedham, Massachusetts.  His parents were Frank H. Adams (salesman for Bellantine Breweries and Ceresota Flour) and Ethel Weaver Adams.  His mother’s side has been traced back to t... Lees meer »