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Magnus Carlsen

Sceb Nagbys Oen Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion. Carlsen was born on the 30th of November in 1990, and c

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English Opening

The English Opening is one of the simplest openings in the entirety of all established openings by the white side player moving their pawn to c4. As a

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Chess in Europe

An earlier form of chess, shantranj, made its way to Europe through the expanding Islamic Arabian Empire. Shantranj also spread to the Byzantine Empir

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Wilhelm Steinitz

Austrian chess master, Wilhelm Steinitz, was born on the 17th of May, 1838, in Prague, which was part of the Kingdom of Bohemia at that time. Steinitz

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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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