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C.H.A.T. #2

BRAND NEW CHESS BOOK There is a brand new book out on former world champion Emanuel Lasker with the simple title Emanuel Lasker, edited by Forster, Hansen, and Negele (2009).  This book is clearly a labor of love and with over 1,000 pages, 700 games, and 1600 diagrams it is a chess player’s book. Other […]

Best Week In Chess

As it gets closer to Christmas and the roads turn icy another week passes full of Chess and you know we scowl the internet for the top headlines and feature them here for you. I know I hope you enjoy them. Before jumping into the top stories from around the world don’t forget that tonight […]

Best Week In Chess

Another week has past – can you believe it?! A lot has happened this week so I’m not even going to bore you with the small talk. Let’s jump straight into it, shall we? Chess helps young players develop thinking and social skills As If we didn’t already know this, right? Well check out the […]

Best Week In Chess

Another week has past so you know what time it is: BEST WEEK IN CHESS! That’s right I track down to see what has happened in the chess world and bring it to you. I know you have work to do and need to spend time with your family so I sum up the week […]

Bob Wade Chess Legend Passes

ChessBase is reporting that the chess legend has past away on November 29th: Robert Graham Wade, player, writer, arbiter, coach and chess promoter, was born in New Zealand, where he won the national championship three times. After moving to England he won the British Championship twice and played for England in six Olympiads. He beat […]

Riley’s Chess Picks

Scouring the internet high and low for Chess, Riley grabs the most interesting picks of the litter for the day and shares them with you. If you run across a story that Riley might’ve missed (hey, it happens) feel free to send an email and we’ll put it giving you the kudos! August 10, 2008 […]

Chess & Boxing?

Peanut butter and jelly. Cereal and milk. Bacon and eggs. Combinations in life that will be forever good together. Yet, how can chess match-up with a boxing match… If there is a way,  people will find it and looks like someone has. (more…)