the 5 best chess players of all time

The 5 Best Chess Players of All-Time

Many people enjoy debating who is the best chess player in the world or even all time. Let us know how close we got to your list in the comments…

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10 Greatest Chess Players of All Time – The Ultimate List

Siegbert Tarrasch correctly said, “Many have become chess masters, no one has become the master of chess.” There have been many great players in the history of chess but as…

the 12 greatest chess players of all time

The 12 Greatest Chess Players of All Time

Quick Summary: Who are the Greatest Chess Players of All Time? The greatest chess players of all time is a bone of much contention among chess fans the world over,…

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Computers vs Humans in Chess: Who is Better?

Who’s the winner of computers vs humans in chess? At first, this seems like a question that can be answered in the blink of an eye. If we consider chess…

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Yasser Seirawan’s Chess Duels

Grandmaster Yasser Seirawan made chess history come alive when he published his masterpiece Chess Duels. Full of unbelievable anecdotes about the world champions, insider accounts of major events, and annotations…

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Bogoljubov Plays the Bogo-Indian

Yesterday, we looked at the basics of the Bogo-Indian Defense. Today we turn back the clock to see how the great Efim Bogoljubov, the man after whom the variation is named,…

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Proof of Work Challenge

Grandmaster Simon Williams is certainly keeping himself very busy. Hot on the heels of the release of this week’s Chessable course on Grandmaster Gambits 1. e4 – Part 2: Aggressive…

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Great Moments in Chess: Carlsen Crowned

The New in Chess Classic is now in full swing and it has brought even more top-level chess to a table already graced by the FIDE Candidates Tournament. World Champion…

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Choose to Challenge: International Women’s Day

Tomorrow, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. Before we return to the specific world of chess, it is useful to put the occasion into context and to understand the aims…

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History of the World Chess Championship 1927-1960

The history of the World Chess Championship, from 1927 until 1960, was dominated by two players. These chess titans were Alexander Alekhine and Mikhail Botvinnik. When Botvinnik lost the title…