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    • Should "Beginners" Learn Chess Openings?

      First of all, a 1000 is NOT a beginner! Many people try to act like they are chess masters while everyone below them is a patzer. I read something the other day that was some idiot saying everyone below 2300 is a patzer!  That is just insanity! ... | Read More

    • Signs of Progress

      Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. - George Bernard Shaw   When I first created my membership on Chess.com I expected to have a chess rating between 1300 -1400. I quickly disco... | Read More

      • dillarse
      • | Jul 9, 2014
      • | 48 views
      • | 0 comments
    • How to Solve Chess Puzzles #13

      I share my thoughts while trying to solve 3 chess puzzles via Tactics Trainer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvOkepZaUZk | Read More

    • C60 Ruy Lopez

      At the most basic level, White's third move attacks the knight which defends the e5-pawn from the attack by the f3 knight. White's apparent threat to win Black's e-pawn with 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.Nxe5 is illusory—Black can respond with 5...Qd4, forki... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 7, 2014
      • | 75 views
      • | 1 comment
    • The Bigger the Tree, the Harder it Falls.

      An upset occurs when a player/team of higher caliber loses to the less skilled player/team, therefore upsetting anyone who expected the win to go by the percentages. Sometimes, upsets get so ugly that fans, particularly of the home team, will riot... | Read More

    • (if u dont fear,watch this video) اگر جرات دارید این ویدئو را تا انتها

      در دنیای تکنولوژی که پر از خبرهای هیجان انگیز است؛ در جهانی که وایبر، واتس‌اپ، اینستاگرام، فیسبوک و توئیتر هر لحظه چیز تازه‌ای برای شم... | Read More

    • Celtic Journey

      Celtic Journey       Train station bustles with travellers waiting, for the 09:12, late; frustrating,   7 minutes, it arrives, friends family say goodbyes,   Climb aboard; first class travel, how much more will the journey unravel? ... | Read More

    • E70 Kings Indian Defense

      KID - E70 Classic Variation Typically, White will try to attack on the queenside by preparing the pawn break c4–c5, while Black will attack on the kingside by transferring his knight from f6 to d7 (usually better placed than at e8, as it... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 5, 2014
      • | 86 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Mastering the Bullet Chess

      In my blog post today, I would like to share with you two exciting videos with bullet games I have played against some strong opponents. The game of Bullet (or Super Blitz as some people call it) is playing a game at the time control 1 or 2 minute... | Read More

      • TigerLilov
      • | Jul 4, 2014
      • | 1708 views
      • | 6 comments
    • Magnus Carlsen beats Bill Gates

      This interesting game created a sensation. Its a game between the richest man and the grand master in chess. Yes, you guessed it right. It was a game between Bill Gates and Magnus Carlsen.  And guess what? Who won that game. Watch this game in l... | Read More

    • 10 tips to become a chess champion

      1. LEARN THE MOVES. Each chess piece can move only a certain way. For instance, a pawn moves straight ahead but can only attack on an angle, one square at a time. A knight’s move is L-shaped. The bishop moves at an angle but can move more than o... | Read More

      • PRINCESTER
      • | Jul 3, 2014
      • | 129 views
      • | 0 comments
    • A moment of happiness,

        If anyone asks you how the perfect satisfaction of all our sexual wanting will look, lift your face and say, Like this. When someone mentions the gracefulness of the nightsky, climb up on the roof and dance and say, Like this. If anyone... | Read More

      • JILARD
      • | Jul 2, 2014
      • | 97 views
      • | 0 comments
    • LIVE Blitz Chess Commentary #285: Human vs Computer Impossible

      These are 2 blitz chess games I played against computer impossible. Time controls are set at 5 minutes with a 2 second increment for each player. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEaHrmPaiDE | Read More

    • Best way to relieve stress

      I take seriously only 15|10 games (my best rating there was close to 1700), but occasionally play 2|1. Recently I watched a fun video on youtube and tried to repeat great wisdom hidden in that video in my own games. Here are some succesfull exampl... | Read More

      • GrayRRR
      • | Jul 2, 2014
      • | 116 views
      • | 0 comments
    • WATCH: RZA play at HHCF Chess Kings Invitational

      Check out some never before seen footage of HHCF Chess Kings Invitational. Sons of Anarchy actor Emilio Rivera, Chessboxing Champion Andrew McGregor and others are also featured. In related news, the HHCF will be opening its own full time facility... | Read More

    • STC Bunch Championship, Rd 1 Analysis

      For the past seven weeks I have been participating in the STC Bunch 2013 Championship Tournament on the Free Internet Chess Server.  I entered the top division on the advice and encouragement of a good friend of mine, tjradd.  The tournament con... | Read More

      • pawpatrol
      • | Jun 30, 2014
      • | 82 views
      • | 0 comments
    • Update: The Best Android Apps for Chess

      I recently decided updated my post on The Best Android Apps for Chess. The post has been easily my most popular post on chess.com with over 30,000 reads; it's also one of the top hits for Android apps and chess. Since the post seems to be a usefu... | Read More

    • ... like a girl

      Why is doing something "like a girl" an insult?  Video discussion here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjJQBjWYDTs "That's not something I should be ashamed of." | Read More

    • 99 NAMES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ALLAH

      99 NAMA DAN PERIHAL ALLAH تسعة وتسعین أسماء وأوصاف الله 99 Names and Descriptions of Allah by LORA JAMES & RAUL MORALES 13, Jalan Tun Razak Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 52040 Mob. +60 1831 05614 When God instructed Moses t... | Read More

      • ulrax_dm1
      • | Jun 27, 2014
      • | 265 views
      • | 4 comments
    • Puzzles #15 - World Blitz Championship 2014 Dubai - Round 1 Part 1

      Please read the variations in the notes! (Press the solution button after you're done solving the puzzle) (You can find the PGNs for the games on dubai2014wrb.com)  Time and time again, I find that I have no specific words to describe the sple... | Read More

      • ChessMN16
      • | Jun 27, 2014
      • | 149 views
      • | 2 comments