Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-moves-to-play-before-you-die Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:55:26 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-moves-to-play-before-you-die 13 Songs With Chess Lyrics Chess and music have been linked throughout history. Both of these cerebral pursuits live at the intersection of science and art, and both are breeding grounds for amazing geniuses and prodigies. The logic, structure, and meaning of music can ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/13-songs-with-chess-lyrics Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:00:19 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/13-songs-with-chess-lyrics Taking It Step By Step © 2015, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/taking-it-step-by-step Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:19:53 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/taking-it-step-by-step 5 Openings To Learn In 2015 A new calendar year, for many people, means a chance for a new beginning. January is a month to consider new possibilities, to improve yourself, and to make a fresh plan for the upcoming year. In many ways, a new year is like a chessboard in t... http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-openings-to-learn-in-2015 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:53:37 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-openings-to-learn-in-2015 Do Grandmasters Know The Rules Of Chess? If the title of the article sounds ridiculous, don't rush to a conclusion. I'll try to prove that sometimes even very strong chess players forget the basic rules of chess. Let's talk about castling. Do you remember when it is legal and when it... http://www.chess.com/article/view/do-grandmasters-know-the-rules-of-chess Sun, 11 Jan 2015 12:57:46 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/do-grandmasters-know-the-rules-of-chess 7 Dumb Chess Ideas To Avoid This Year We've kicked off a new year, but beginning chess players still play the same unsound chess ideas that have been tried by inexperienced players for decades. Unless their opponents are similarly new to the game, players relying on these unsophisti... http://www.chess.com/article/view/7-dumb-chess-ideas-that-wont-help-you-win Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:10:03 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/7-dumb-chess-ideas-that-wont-help-you-win Godt NyttaÌr © 2015, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/godt-nyttar Sun, 04 Jan 2015 03:07:20 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/godt-nyttar The Best Chess Of 2014 As 2014 draws to a close, it’s a natural time to look back at the best chess of the year. The past year was a good one for fans of the world’s most popular board game. There was an exciting world championship match, several amaz... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-best-chess-of-2014 Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:00:37 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-best-chess-of-2014 Can You Solve Our 2014 Holiday Puzzler? Your favorite holiday chess tradition is back!  Chess.com is proud to celebrate the holiday season with an all-new puzzler quiz for 2014. UPDATE:  The 2014 Holiday Puzzler has ended. Thanks to all who played and commented.  O... http://www.chess.com/article/view/holiday-puzzler Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:50:41 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/holiday-puzzler Black Tie Breaker © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/black-tie-breaker Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:18:30 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/black-tie-breaker Chess.com: 1 Billion Games Served How many games have been played on Chess.com? OK, so maybe Dr. Evil asked for 100 billion, but we're getting there. A billion is a big number. If one game started every second, 24 hours a day, it would take nearly 32 years to get to a billio... http://www.chess.com/article/view/chesscom-1-billion-games-served Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:54:43 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chesscom-1-billion-games-served 6 Ways To Beat Magnus Carlsen This Sunday (Dec. 14), "10 fortunate Chess.com members will earn the right to challenge World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen in an online simultaneous exhibition," according to FM Mike Klein's press release. But I wouldn't call them "fortu... http://www.chess.com/article/view/ways-to-beat-magnus-carlsen Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:15:29 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/ways-to-beat-magnus-carlsen On Shoulders of the Giant © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/on-shoulders-of-the-giant Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:49:05 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/on-shoulders-of-the-giant Titled Player Tuesday Historical Archive Titled Player Tuesdays are Chess.com's monthly events only for those with a USCF or FIDE title. They take place on the last Tuesday of every month and the total prize fund is $1000, with first place getting $500 and five places paying prize money.... http://www.chess.com/article/view/titled-player-tuesday-historical-archive Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:38:47 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/titled-player-tuesday-historical-archive The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket: Finals Who is the greatest world chess champion ever? Magnus Carlsen defeated Vishy Anand yesterday in the 2014 world chess championship in Sochi to defend his title. Meanwhile, the All-Time World Chess Championship... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket-finals Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:57:48 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket-finals Friendly Match © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/friendly-match Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:06:02 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/friendly-match Play Magnus App Review Review by Christine VanCott Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos, and an interactive tournament feature. The app runs quickly ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/play-magnus-app-review Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:58:35 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/play-magnus-app-review The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket: Elite 8 Who is the strongest world chess champion ever? As Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand battle it out for the 2014 world chess championship in Sochi, the All-Time World Chess Championship Tournament continues here on Chess.com.  After an e... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket-elite-8 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:55:56 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket-elite-8 The All-Time World Chess Champion Bracket Who is the best chess player of all time? Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads Vishy Anand 1.5-0.5 after two games at the world chess championship in Sochi, Russia. Carlsen is the 16th classical world chess champion — mor... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:54:37 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-all-time-world-chess-champion-bracket Perseverance © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/perseverance Sun, 09 Nov 2014 01:03:50 -0800 http://www.chess.com/article/view/perseverance