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André Chéron (September 25, 1895 – September 12, 1980) was a French chess player, endgame theorist, and a composer of endgame studies.
Patricia Anne Sunnucks (born 21 February 1927) is an author and the several-time British Women's Chess Champion (1957, 1958, 1964).
The Australian Chess Championship is a tournament organised by the Australian Chess Federation and held every two years.
The Australian Chess Federation (ACF) is dedicated to promoting the game of chess in Australia, and is a member of FIDE, the World Chess Federation.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The Chess Federation of Canada or CFC (French name: Fédération canadienne des échecs) is Canada's national chess organization.
A chess problem, also called a chess composition, is a puzzle set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved.
A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players.
A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.
Comins Mansfield (14 June 1896 – 27 March 1984) was a chess problem composer.
The Deutscher Schachbund (DSB) was founded in Leipzig on 18 July, 1877.
The ECF grading system is the name given to the rating system used by the English Chess Federation.
The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.
The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.
The FIDE Albums are publications of the world chess governing body, FIDE, via the Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions (PCCC), containing the best chess problems and studies of a certain period (usually three years in length).
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Genrikh Kasparyan (Հենրիկ Գասպարյան; 27 February 1910 in Tbilisi – 27 December 1995 in Yerevan) is considered to have been one of the greatest composers of chess endgame studies.
Chess is played all over the world.
The German Chess Federation (Deutscher Schachbund (DSB) is the umbrella organization for German chess players. It is a member of the Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund and of FIDE, the World Chess Federation. It has over 90,000 members in over 2500 clubs, making it one of the world's largest national chess federations. Its members are 17 regional chess federations, the German Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Federation (DBSB), Die Schwalbe (chess composition society), the German Correspondence Chess Federation (BdF) and the Chess Bundesliga.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) was founded in 1951 as a new appearance of the International Correspondence Chess Association (ICCA), which was founded in 1945, as successor of the Internationaler Fernschachbund (IFSB), founded in 1928.
International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster is a correspondence chess title created by FIDE in 1953, second only to that of world correspondence champion.
International Judge of Chess Compositions is a title award by FIDE via the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC; until 2010 Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions, PCCC) to individuals who have judged several chess problem or study tournaments and who are considered capable of judging such awards at the highest level.
Joop van Oosterom (12 December 1937 – 22 October 2016) was a Dutch billionaire, chess and billiards sponsor, and twice correspondence chess world champion.
Kenneth Harkness (byname of Stanley Edgar; November 12, 1896 – October 4, 1972) was a chess organizer.
The New Zealand Chess Championship was first conducted in 1879.
The New Zealand Chess Federation (NZCF) is a chess federation in New Zealand.
Nona Gaprindashvili (ნონა გაფრინდაშვილი; born 3 May 1941) is a Georgian chess player, the sixth women's world chess champion (1962–1978), and first female Grandmaster.
A norm in chess is a high level of performance in a chess tournament.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Peter Arsenievich Romanovsky (Пётр Арсеньевич Романо́вский; 29 July 1892, Saint Petersburg – 1 March 1964, Moscow) was a Russian chess International Master, International Arbiter, and author.
Shaun Press (born 9 October 1966, Papua New Guinea) is a chess FIDE Master (FM) and FIDE International Arbiter (IA).
A title is a prefix or suffix added to someone's name in certain contexts.
Unified Sports Classification System of the USSR (Единая Всесоюзная спортивная классификация) is a document which provided general Soviet physical education system requirements for both athletes and coaches.
The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.
The USSR Chess Championship was played from 1921 to 1991.
The World Chess Solving Championship (WCSC) is an annual competition in the solving of chess problems organised by the World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC), previously by FIDE via the Permanent Commission of the FIDE for Chess Compositions (PCCC).
The World Federation for Chess Composition (WFCC) is the highest body governing the official activities in the chess composition.
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