B is for Basman

En 1968, the American magazine Chess Review introduced Michael Basman as “another bright B” in the tradition of famous British chess players represented by Bird, Blackburne and Burn. «Basman would never be the brightest chess star in this constellation

A Foundation for Beginners Seventy Seven

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I was asked a question during the Thanksgiving holiday that led to an interesting conversation, one worth interrupting this series of articles to present. It not only has to do with chess but with nearly everything else we do in life. The question was simple enough, why bother learning how to play chess? The answer, ... sigue leyendo «A Foundation for Beginners Seventy Seven»

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Giving Tuesday 2022

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Dear US Chess Friends,

#GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity taking place today. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years this idea has grown into a year-round global movement tha