Paul Morphy Day

Paul Charles Morphy was born on June 22, 1837 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In honor of Paul Morphy’s historic and enduring influence on chess in the United States and around the world, the USCF has designated June 22 as Paul Morphy Day…                    CHESSMETRICS  The player who was ranked #1 most often between… Continue reading

Fischer’s Top Ten

Bobby Fischer  Bobby Fischer’s Top Ten Players of All Time. His insights into these players is remarkable and he may well hit the nail on the head in the evaluation of their strengths and weaknesses.   Paul Morphy Howard Staunton Wilhelm Steinitz Siegbert Tarrasch Mikhail Tchigorin Alexander Alekhine Jose Capablanca… Continue reading