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Larry C Morris NYTimes at the Manhattan Chess Club in 1971, a crowd gathered around a speed match between Bobby Fischer (left) and Andrew Soltis
18 Sep
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GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis Interview by Jim Eade (Chess Trust)

“I don’t know when I was hooked, or why for that matter. Maybe it was for the reason Botvinnik gave: Some people like to think and chess is the best way to satisfy the urge.” – GM Andy Soltis Jim ...

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World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik
09 Sep
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2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee: World’s First Women’s Chess Champion Vera Menchik

New! 2011 World Chess Hall of Fame Inductee (1906-1944) World – Inducted 2011 The world’s first women’s chess champion, Vera Menchik was born in Russia in 1906, learned chess at age 9, and moved to England as a teenager in ...

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GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis
09 Sep
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2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees: GM Boris Gulko and GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis

New! 2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductees (1947-Present) United States – Inducted 2011 Though a skilled chess player, Andy Soltis made his true mark on the chess world as an author. Born in Hazleton, Penn., he became an international ...

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World Chess Hall of Fame
08 Sep
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World Chess Hall of Fame: Grand Opening!

World Chess Hall of Fame 4652 Maryland Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63108 email info@worldchesshof.org tel 314-367-WCHF (9243) The World Chess Hall of Fame has moved from Miami, FL to Saint Louis, MO. The Grand Opening for the public is Sept. ...

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Tom Friedman, Untitled, 2005
08 Sep
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Out of the Box: Artists Play Chess

Current Exhibition at the World Chess Hall of Fame (September 9, 2011 – February 12, 2012) Chess and art have shared a close relationship virtually since the invention of the game. Throughout the long and rich history of chess, the ...

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2011 World Cup GM Gata Kamsky
03 Sep
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FIDE World Chess Cup: GM Gata Kamsky Still In It!

World Chess Cup (Aug. 26 – Sept. 21, 2011) In Round 3, Gata Kamsky (USA) wins against Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) GM Kamsky, Gata (2741) (White) vs GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian (2711) (Black) 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 ...

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