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This forum is devoted to unraveling some of the mysteries of chess history. We are limited to chess history before 1948 when the FIDE began to control the World Championship.

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Hubert Knott (1854)

White to move and mate in 4

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   Calli has kibitzed 5860 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-16-22 Frederic Hyman Lewis
Calli: LEWIS FREDERIC HYMAN 3 son of James Graham Lewis 1804-73 attorney at 10 Ely place Holborn London 1829 73 b London 23 June 1834 educ Univ coll sch London 1848 51 matric univ of London 1854 barrister IT 26 Jan 1856 one of the best whist players one of the few men able to construct a ...
   May-12-22 Morphy vs Loewenthal, 1858 (replies)
Calli: Daniel King has a video on this game:
   Jul-23-20 Alekhine vs L Prokes, 1922 (replies)
Calli: <zydeco> I agree. exchanging rooks is a bad idea. Also he can just play 44...Rf2 immediately.
   Jul-06-20 Morphy vs J Carr, 1858 (replies)
Calli: Here is a 1906 BCM article on G.S. Carr It mentions Jabez was indeed a Dr. and so I correct my comment from 2008.
   Mar-20-20 World Championship Candidates (2020/21) (replies)
Calli: RD4 predictions: Fab-Nepo Leaning Fab, but probably a Draw Wang-Kiril Wang win Ding-Giri Ding win MVL-Gris Draw
   Feb-19-20 F Cruz vs Seirawan, 1994 (replies)
Calli: Joel Benjamin who was sitting next to Yasser when he played this game at this Olympiad analyses the endgame:
   Jan-25-20 Tata Steel Masters (2020) (replies)
Calli: <Sokrates Also a cheer for Wesley so for an honorable third place.> If he beats Magnus tomorrow, he finishes second.
   Sep-17-19 Morphy vs F Perrin, 1857
Calli: <MissScarlett> All is revealed in Game Collection: Morphy New York 1857 - Non Tournament I believe the game ended with 25.e6+ Kd6.
   Sep-15-19 Alekhine vs K Junge, 1942 (replies)
Calli: After 23...c4. Alekine says "It is already the end. To 23...Nd5 White would have replied 24.Qf3 after which Black's position could not be held." Hmm, 24...Nf6 and then what? [DIAGRAM]
   Sep-11-19 MissScarlett chessforum (replies)
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