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.

Anna-Rudolf
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Anna Rudolf: Your favorite Twitch streamer!

Anna Rudolf is a former Olympian and a chess grandmaster that you can watch on Twitch. She is one of the most fun streamers that you can find on the net making content about chess.

If you are a fan of chess you have to follow her, and here we will explain to you why. Lately, Anna Rudolf has stated that all the funds risen by her streams will be donated to Ukraine in their struggle.

An excellent way to cooperate and enjoy nice content from this streamer. Remember that watching chess streams can be good for improving in chess, … Read more

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Bobby-Fischer-playing
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

This is what made Bobby Fischer so special

Bobby Fischer was the world champion in 1972 to 1975, and the most interesting chess grandmaster of history. The stories and fame surrounding this incredible player are simply shocking, and for a good reason.

Let this post serve as a tribute for such great player, we will abstract the most awesome features of Bobby Fischer.

Childhood of Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer was poor, along with his sister Joan Fischer and motherr since they were little. There were multiple controversies around their mother and their real father after many years.

Bobby Fischer learned to play chess with his sister when they … Read more

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viswanathan-anand
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan Anand is one of the greatest chess players of all time, and no doubt the best from India. He was the world champion five times, and he was among the best in the past chess generation.

Viswanathan Anand has an incredibly creative game, and he is excellent for tactical combinations too. He defended his title against ridiculously strong players such as Veselin Topalov, Vladimir Kramnik, and Boris Gelfand.

Everything until Magnus Carlsen got the title away from him, but, undoubtedly he is one of the best chess players today.

Viswanathan Anand was especially known for his speed, as he … Read more

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Peter-svidler
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Peter Svidler

Peter Svidler is a chess grandmaster from Russia, one of the most interesting and talented we will ever meet. Right now, he is the ninth-best rapid player in the world, with a 2752 rating in this mode.

Peter Svidler is probably the Russian player who has won Russia’s national tournament most of the time. He started playing chess when he was 6 years old, and he has won Russia’s championships 8 times.

Peter Svidler received his GM title when he was 18 years old and has also had good performances in other important tournaments. The Linares International tournament and the … Read more

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Hikaru-Nakamura
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
Ezequiel Alejandro Landaeta

Hikaru Nakamura

Hikaru Nakamura is one of the best chess players in the world currently, and once was the second of the world. He’s also a public figure, as he is one of the most famous and constant Twitch streamers of chess.

It’s one of the few grandmasters that share open their knowledge and charisma over the internet. He was a five-time winner of the U.S chess championship, which is very impressive.

But back in 2008, Nakamura made his best achievements related to chess, like winning the Gibtelecom Masters in Gibraltar. He got a very dramatic win against the GM Bu Xiangxhi … Read more

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jeffery-xiong
08 Chess anecdotes ♟️
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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alexey-sarana-tournament
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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samuel-sevian-playing
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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Nihal-sarin
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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