Happy Birthday Tigran Petrosian!

Tigran Petrosian was nicknamed the “Iron Tiger.” Born in Armenia in 1929, he grew up in significant poverty, and saved money he earned sweeping streets to buy chess books by Nimzowitsch and Spielmann to

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Happy Birthday Bobby Fischer!

Robert James (Bobby) Fischer was born on this day in 1943, and is considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time. Fischer became the youngest grandmaster in the world at

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In this puzzle composition published in 1873, how many different 2-move checkmates can you find for White?

(Click puzzle for more on Black problemist, Theophilus Thompson)

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