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  • The Ultimate Blunder

    The Ultimate Blunder is Tim Krabbe's term for when someone resigns in a winning position. You can find his collection of examples here: http://timkr.home.xs4all.nl/chess2/resigntxt.htm.   I felt pretty clever for a little tonight while after p... | Read More

  • Stalemate! The Most Aesthetic Swindle

    I am constantly asked by students why stalemate is a draw and not a win. My answer (rightly or wrongly) is that chess is a better game because stalemate is a draw. Narrowly superior positions such as pawn up endings and even equal pawn endings oft... | Read More

  • Prodigy Program - May 2015 Registration Open!

    This is a fully updated article regarding Chess.com University's Prodigy Program. Please read this post in its entirety if you are a new student or a prospective student wanting to join the program in May. Most importantly, registration for all t... | Read More

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