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Bobby Fischer

Robert James Fischer was born on the 9th of March, 1943, In Chicago, Illinois. He was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champ

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King’s Gambit

The King’s Gambit is an opening in chess that begins with two moves, e4 e5, and f4. The white side player offers a pawn to divert the black pawn on th

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Queen’s Gambit

One of the oldest and most well-known openings in the chess world, the Queen’s Gambit earliest mention was in the Gottingen manuscript of 1490. The op

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Chess in East Asia

The closest games that resemble chaturanga from Thailand and Cambodia are makruk and ouk-chatrang, respectively. Although those version of the game mi

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Origins of Chess

The strategy board game chess can be traced as far back as 1500 years, although it has been impossible to ascertain the exact origins of the game. The

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The Growth in Popularity of Online Chess

Chess is undoubtedly one of the oldest games known to man. The board game’s earliest known origins go way back to the seventh century when it was first played in India. Back then, it was […]

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Chess in India

The earliest form of chess was called chaturanga, a game that flourished in the 6th century, in India. Chaturanga is the earliest known game to have t

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Budapest Gambit

The Budapest Gambit, also known as the Budapest Defence, made its debut in 1896, although at that time the opening did not receive a lot of attention

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Ruy Lopez, The Spanish Opening

The Spanish Opening, also known as the Ruy Lopez, is one of the most popular openings that was developed during the 16th century, named after the Span

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Garry Kasparov

Russian chess grandmaster Garry Kimovich Kasparov was born on the 13th of April, 1963, in Baku, Azerbaijan, in the Soviet Union. From an early age Gar

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