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Timothy David Harding (born 6 May 1948 in London)is a chess player and author with particular expertise in correspondence chess. He published a correspondence chess magazine Chess Mail from 1996 to 2006 and authored "The Kibitzer", a ChessCafe.com column from 1996 until 2015. In 2002, he was awarded the title Senior International Master of Correspondence Chess by the International Correspondence Chess Federation. Harding has lived in Dublin since 1976, writing a weekly column for The Sunday Press from then until 1995.
In 2009, Harding received a PhD degree in history from University of Dublin, with his thesis on correspondence chess in Britain and Ireland, 1824–1914.
He is credited with coining the name Frankenstein–Dracula Variation in his 1975 Vienna Game book.
The Two Knights Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
Joseph Gerald Gallagher is a British-born Swiss chess player and writer. He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 1990 and has been the national champion of both Britain and Switzerland.
Eric Schiller was an American chess player, trainer, arbiter and one of the most prolific authors of books on chess in the 20th century.
The Bishop's Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
The Scotch Game, or Scotch Opening, is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
Andrew Eden Soltis is an American chess grandmaster, author and columnist. He was inducted into the United States Chess Hall of Fame in September 2011.
The Italian Game is a family of chess openings beginning with the moves:
The Four Knights Game is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
The Ponziani Opening is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
The Hungarian Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
The Center Game is a chess opening that begins with the moves:
Yakov Borisovich Estrin was a Russian chess International Master, International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster and world champion, chess theoretician, and writer.
Albéric Joseph Rodolphe Marie Robert Ghislain O'Kelly de Galway was a Belgian chess Grandmaster (1956), an International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster (1962), and the third ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess (1959–1962). He was also a chess writer.
A Steinitz Variation is any of several chess openings introduced and practiced, or adopted and advocated by Wilhelm Steinitz, the first officially recognized World Chess Champion.
The game of chess is commonly divided into three phases: the opening, middlegame, and endgame. There is a large body of theory regarding how the game should be played in each of these phases, especially the opening and endgame. Those who write about chess theory, who are often also eminent players, are referred to as "theorists" or "theoreticians".
Anthony Cornelis Kosten is an English-French chess Grandmaster and chess author.