Fifty years ago, history's greatest American chess player had begun his march to the World Chess Championship - and he almost missed the first step.… Read More »
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The three-time US Chess Champion and Hall of Fame coach and author passed away January 18.Read More »
Fabiano Caruana will return to the Tata Steel Chess Tournament as defending champ, but American victories in the event have been few and far between.… Read More »
The 2005 sixth-place Team USA featured a lineup of players poised to become tomorrow's national championship contenders.Read More »
A young Bobby Fischer's legendary game made a slow spread through Chess Life and the world in 1956.Read More »
With the death last week of GM Pal Benko at age 91, it seems appropriate on this Thursday to take a look back his 46 years writing for Chess Life...… Read More »
Having read Alexander Baburin’s outstanding (and sadly out of print) Winning Pawn Structues, and believing that the IQP is fundamental for chess...… Read More »
A lost Josh Waitzkin game? IM Matthew Sadler? Shabalov with hair? (Said with love, Alex, from one bald man to another!) That’s right. It’s a Thursday… Read More »
This year marks the 80th anniversary of US Chess. Born of a merger between the American Chess Federation and the National Chess Federation on...Read… Read More »
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