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A gentleman of the highest order with impeccable manners and a sublime personality. Jose Raul Capablanca was a master like none other. His manners and appearance were fully in keeping with the beauty of his play. His supreme understanding of the game amazed players of all ages.
Continuing our series of classics you must study if you want to become a complete chess player, we are going to talk today about one player who built the foundation of the strategic concepts and principles as we know them today, Wilhelm Steinitz. He was born in 1836 in Prague (back then part of the […]
We always tell you how important it is to study not only opening and only solve tactics, but also give a study the classics. If you don’t know where to start, in this article we are going to present you another heavy name in the history of chess – Vassily Vasilyevich Smyslov. We have selected […]
Robert James Fischer (1943 – 2008) is a resounding name in the chess world, and not only. Many non-chess players also know who he was and look up to him as a genius. Although his chess career was rather short, he left behind many brilliancies and original ideas that are thoroughly studied by every chess […]
This day, 9th November happens be the birth anniversary of Misha Tal. Few players in chess history have been loved and adored as much as this charismatic figure. Our columnist pays a tribute to the wizard of Riga recalling a rare encounter that is sure to be called one of the greatest games ever played. […]