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Alberto Chueca

What Are The Best Online Chess Apps on The Internet?

Are you looking for the best online chess apps on the web or on your smartphones?

Before the advent of popular chess servers like lichess and chess.com, chess players played chess online on platforms like yahoo chess, but yahoo chess is no more today because of some major changes that took place at Yahoo in 2014.

Yahoo chess gained a lot of traction when it was active but today, we have new players in the game.

In this article, you’ll find a list of the current top five best online chess apps to learn, socialize, play with friends and family … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Jeffery Xiong

Jeffery Xiong is one of the youngest people to get the grandmaster title, which he achieved in 2014. The thing is he was 14 years old for that moment, and that was just the start of his splendid chess career.

Nowadays he is one of the best chess players in the world, a really surprising development of his chess occurred. Many people take years to achieve even the FIDE master title. He seemed to dash into getting every title, getting the FM title in 2009, the IM title in 2013, and the GM title in 2014.

That takes us to … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Alexey Sarana

Alexey Sarana is one of the best chess players in the world, and he has remarkable skills. It’s really interesting to see this chess player, and he is surely different from other players at the top level.

It’s also somewhat of a ghost in social media or websites, there is not much information about him. However, it is such an interesting player and its success is really impressive as well as other players.

For starters, he is another one of the youngest chess grandmasters, and he is also in the top 100 best chess players of the world. He achieved … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Samuel Sevian

Samuel Sevian is one of the best chess players from the United States, and he is sure a case to look into. Although in worldwide statistics you can find other chess prodigies more impressive, Sevian is still one of the greatest talents right now.

He is among the best prodigy that could have been born to chess, if not the best itself. He currently holds the USCF record for achieving the chess National Master title in the shortest time. The same goes for earning his IM and GM title, going at an impressively fast-improving pace.

His progression is something incredible … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Nihal Sarin

Sure this is one of the most interesting players to talk about, and this sure was a genius that learned chess. Nihal Sarin is among the top 100 best chess players in the world, and he is only 17 years old.

This is the fourth player in history to achieve the GM title at age 14 and is an excellent student too. He has encountered some of the best chess players in the world and still has a good performance against them.

Probably his most amazing success and the event that draw attention to him was the 2019 World Chess … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Queen Isabella, I from Spain might have created modern chess!

Well, not exactly that she invented or created chess, more like Queen Isabella had a huge influence over the game…

Spain is and has always been an important place for chess, some important characters for chess are from there too, like Ruy Lopez. Chess was not always as we know it today, the queen did not exist in chess, and pieces moved differently and had other names.

Chess is a millenary game, and it’s a game that portrays reality as it was known for mankind at that age. Pieces did not represent magical or mythical creatures, they represented soldiers, … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Alexander Grischuk

Alexander Grischuk is one of the most important chess players at the top level now, and one of the most interesting as well. Today we are so focused on the new promises like Nihal Sarin, Firouzja, and others that we forget about players like this.

 Alexander Grischuk was also a chess prodigy of his time, and one with the most impressive progress charts in the world. As at age 16 or 17, Alexander was already a solid part of the chess elite, among the best of the best.

We could also mention that he is a professional poker player as … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Maxime Vachier Lagrave

Maxime Vachier Lagrave is the best player in France, and he was the second-best of the world in his best moments. Still today, he is one of the players who belong to the closed group of elite chess masters.

Maxime Vachier Lagrave has a very instructive player, with a stiff yet correct style that reminds of Akiba Rubinstein. He has been at the top level for quite a long time and is part of the best players the world has seen in this generation.

He is actually the ninth player with the higher rating FIDE of the entire history, and … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Richard Rapport

Richard Rapport is one of the best players in the world, and he is especially known for being a chess prodigy in the past. He sure still is, but he is 26 years old now, and one of the top 10 best players according to FIDE.

However, we should mention this grandmaster obtained his GM title when he was 13 years and 11 months old. That makes him the youngest person in getting the GM title in Hungary, and one of the youngest in the world.

Today you will learn a little about his life and will learn from the … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Anish Giri

Anish Giri is an elite chess player from the Netherlands, and one of the best of the game. He is one of the top 10 best players in the world, and he is a fun and happy character as well.

That is probably the reason why people love him so much, as he is always so caring and with these good vibes. This is not the case for every chess player, but he makes sure to give this good view to the people who root for him.

Anish Giri has had some interesting participations too in different events, and he … Read more

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