Would you like to read the best anecdotes in chess?

Antonio Ventura Gude is one of the most famous chess writers. He shows us incredible stories about tournaments, anecdotes of chess players and unusual experiences.

In addition, you find articles about chess history, the matches that were played many years ago…

And the activities that the best players in the world were doing also!

And you can enjoy reading the connection of chess with other cultural activities like art or the cinema also… because chess has been used in many different worlds!

It’s a different view of chess but a very interesting one. I hope you enjoy reading them.

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Chess games with two queens!

Have you seen a chess game with two queens on the board at the same time? Surely, they are rare to see, today you will see some of the craziest chess games with two queens ever played.

One interesting thing about these games we want you to notice is how the nature of the game changes. Chess suddenly becomes a lot more dynamic, and the calculations need to be a lot more profound.

Game #1: Bobby Fischer vs Tigran Petrosian (1959)

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This is the chess game with two queens that more moves have seen … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Jonas Buhl

Jonas Buhl is a pretty young chess player getting into the elite chess circle. At least in the Junior categories, he is among the best 20 junior players in the world with the highest rating.

Now, the interesting factor here is his age, he is simply 17 years old, with a great career in front of him. He has competed in the highest level of tournaments, with decent results.

However, Jonas Buhl is still adapting to elite chess, a level that is never easy for anyone. Today we will learn more about the future top player Jonas Buhl, and how … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Chess bets

Chess bets are something that can make the beautiful strategy game look more thrilling and exciting. And you can participate in chess betting to have more fun too. Just imagine, if chess is exciting by itself, what would it be having the possibility to win money for it.

That’s the philosophy of the chess hustler and people that sometimes bet something to spice things up. Today we will talk about chess bets and how you can have fun with them, and also some advice for bettors.

Chess bets can be very fun when done correctly, in this post we will … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

The most impressive tactical combinations in chess

Today we review some of the most impressive tactical combinations in chess that you will ever see! Tactics in chess could be beautiful and artistic to see, something all chess players treasure so much.

The feeling of performing a combination, or even seeing someone else do it, is indescribable to those who don’t play chess. It’s an experience that we have all experienced over the board, in some cases even if you are the one who loses the game.

And of course, seeing some of these combinations will help you learn patterns and improve your chess. So let’s have … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

What is the best chess game ever?

There have been many astonishing and unique encounters in chess in history, some that we can’t forget. But what is the best chess game ever played? That is an interesting, and massive question to ask, and very fun to try answering!

Today, we will review three of the most incredible chess games in history, some you will not believe. Of course, some will disagree with the games shown here, but a post won’t be enough to put all the games I want!

Please take into account that some of the games on this list are here not only for the … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Blitzstream chess streamer

Blitztream is a French chess streamer and an excellent player that you should start watching. You can view the Blitzstream Twitch channel here, following him can provide you with excellent chess content.

It’s an excellent chess coach that usually makes lessons for the people on chess.com. As he is also a partner from chess.com and a recognized chess player. Most of his content is instructive-oriented and explained in a very good way.

If you don’t mind listening to a French voice with English captions, you may find it very beneficial. Also, Blitzstream is one of the highest-rated players on … Read more

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Alberto Chueca

Eric Hansen (Chessbrah)

Eric Hansen is a Canadian chess grandmaster, one of the best in Canada, and also a Twitch streamer. He has been a grandmaster since 2013, and he represents Canada in the international championships.

Eric Hansen is a great player that we can all learn from and he is very open to talking to his spectators. He is the CEO of chess YouTube and whose channel is named “Chessbrah” running the “Chessbrahs” community.

Eric Hansen has been playing chess ever since he was a kid, and he fell in love for the rest of his life. He usually makes up events … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Dmitry Andreikin

Dmitry Andreikin is a successful chess grandmaster and gained some popularity as a prodigy in his time. Nowadays, he is one of the strongest chess grandmasters in the entire world, a player that you must know.

He is Russian, and learned chess in his country, becoming a great player quickly. He has won the world youth chess tournament and Russia’s chess championships. Among other important tournaments that he has also won with excellent performance.

He is also active on social media; you can check out Dmitry Andreikin’s Instagram right here. He is currently the top 21 highest rated player … Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Wang Hao

Wang Hao is one of the most interesting and impressive chess players in the world. He has a unique and powerful talent for chess, that took him to the top quickly.

Sadly, he has abandoned chess by now for some reasons that we will discuss in this post further. However, he is still in the chess world working as a chess trainer, and surely one of the best.

Wang Hao had excellent results in practically all the tournaments that he played. Also showed the awesome distance between him in the early stages of his chess and the regular chess player.… Read more

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08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Alberto Chueca

Ju Wenjun

Ju Wenjun is the current feminine world chess champion, and one of the best chess players in the world. Also, one of the most constant chess players that we have seen because her history is very interesting.

She was a chess genius from the beginning, and she has shown her talent in different competitions all around the world. Recently she earned a convincing victory over Nigel Short, a great grandmaster.

Ju Wenjun interested herself in chess when she was 7 years old, and that was when she learned the rules. She tried to play big from the beginning, ignoring the … Read more

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