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The American Chess Congress was a series of chess tournaments held in the United States, a predecessor to the current U.S. Chess Championship.
The Australian Chess Championship is a tournament organised by the Australian Chess Federation and held every two years.
Chamant is a commune in the Oise department in northern France.
Charles Edward Ranken (5 January 1828 – 12 April 1905) was a Church of England clergyman and a minor British chess master.
The Chess Player's Chronicle, founded by Howard Staunton and extant from 1841–56 and 1859–62, was the world's first successful English-language magazine devoted exclusively to chess.
Ellen E. Gilbert (née Strong) (April 30, 1837 – February 12, 1900) was a strong 19th century correspondence chess player, and one of the first significant women players in chess history.
Francis Joseph Lee (c. 1857, London – 12 September 1909, London) was an English chess master.
Frederick Karl Esling (20 July 1860 Creswick, Victoria, Australia-31 July 1955 Box Hill, Victoria, Australia) was an Australian railway engineer and chess master.
Gossip is idle talk or rumour about the personal or private affairs of others.
Henry Charlick (8 July 1845 in London, England – 26 July 1916 in Adelaide, Australia) was a leading Australian chess master in the 1880s.
Joseph Henry Blackburne (10 December 1841 – 1 September 1924), nicknamed "The Black Death", dominated British chess during the latter part of the 19th century.
The Fischer Defense to the King's Gambit is a chess opening variation that begins with the moves: Although 3...d6 was previously known, it did not become a major variation until Fischer advocated it in a famous 1961 article in the first issue of the American Chess Quarterly.
This list of chess players includes people who are primarily known as chess players and have an article on the English Wikipedia.
The Mechanics' Institute Chess Club in San Francisco is the oldest chess club in the United States.
The Ponziani Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves: It is one of the oldest chess openings, having been discussed in the literature by 1497.
Promotion is a chess rule that requires a pawn that reaches its eighth to be immediately replaced by the player's choice of a queen, knight, rook, or bishop of the same.
Samuel (Sml) or Salomon (Slm) Lipschütz (July 4, 1863 in Ungvár, Ung County – November 30, 1905 in Hamburg) was a chess player and author.
The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.
William Henry Krause Pollock (21 February 1859 in Cheltenham – 5 October 1896 in Clifton, England) was an English chess master, and a surgeon.