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 The 10 Chess Pieces Most Likely to Survive a Game Last week, we looked at which chess pieces and pawns were least likely to make it to the end of a chess game. Unsurprisingly, the central pawns and belligerent knights were the least likely to survive, regardless of the game’s opening. W... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-chess-pieces-most-likely-to-survive-a-game Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:22:01 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-chess-pieces-most-likely-to-survive-a-game Meanwhile Up There © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/meanwhile-up-there Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:51:46 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/meanwhile-up-there The 10 Chess Pieces Least Likely to Survive a Game Most of us have our favorite openings to play, and lots of players know their favorite chess piece. Despite our preferences and best intentions, though, most of the actual pieces on the chessboard don’t survive to the end of the game. Ch... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-chess-pieces-least-likely-to-survive-a-game Sun, 05 Oct 2014 23:49:43 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-chess-pieces-least-likely-to-survive-a-game The 9 Chess GIFs You Have to See GIFs are a fun and quick way to share an animated image. These animations are short and soundless, so they do not require the viewer to invest as much time and attention as full videos. It’s no surprise that GIF animations are some of the ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-9-best-chess-gifs Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:04:41 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-9-best-chess-gifs Pressure is mounting © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/pressure-is-mounting Sun, 28 Sep 2014 01:39:27 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/pressure-is-mounting What's Your Favorite Chess Piece? Before we even play our first game of chess, we learn how the pieces move. The fact that the pieces travel the board in different ways is our first clue that the pieces themselves are not interchangeable. After a while, we find out about the &ld... http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-pieces-ranked Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:13:51 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-pieces-ranked 5 Ways Chess Can Boost Your Resumé Working on your chess doesn’t have to translate to results solely over the board. Experience in chess can go a long way in applications, university personal statements, and job interviews. However, you have to highlight the right skill... http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-ways-chess-can-boost-your-resumeacute Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:11:36 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-ways-chess-can-boost-your-resumeacute What Happened? © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/what-happened Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:52:25 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/what-happened The 11 Worst Chessboard Photos The Internet is full of seemingly elegant chess pictures, whether they are stock photographs or staged poses by individuals who want to appear interesting and cerebral. Unfortunately, the chessboard positions in many of these photographs do not ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-11-worst-chessboard-photos Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:12:17 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-11-worst-chessboard-photos The 5 Craziest Places to Play Chess Most chess players have found themselves lost deeply in a game, so consumed by the position on the board — or the tactics brewing in their heads — that they all but ignore their surroundings. Usually these games are played ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-5-craziest-places-to-play-chess Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:09:50 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-5-craziest-places-to-play-chess Chess Bucket Challenge © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-bucket-challenge Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:48:31 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-bucket-challenge 6 Things You Should Always Do in Blitz Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board. As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in tournament play. Breac... http://www.chess.com/article/view/6-things-you-should-always-do-in-live-blitz Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:57:52 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/6-things-you-should-always-do-in-live-blitz How Bobby Fischer Saved Game of Thrones You might know that Bobby Fischer was responsible for creating unprecedented excitement in the United States chess community when he defeated Boris Spassky to win the 1972 world championship over the Soviet Union. Fischer's victory inspired mill... http://www.chess.com/article/view/how-bobby-fischer-saved-game-of-thrones Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:01:19 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/how-bobby-fischer-saved-game-of-thrones The 10 Best Chess Cities in the World The game of chess has a storied history dating back to about 600 AD, with many momentous events in those 1500 years.  About half a billion people today play chess worldwide, and the game has been adopted by cultures in every continent ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-best-chess-cities-in-the-world Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:01:04 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-best-chess-cities-in-the-world The 10 Commandments of Chess You Need to Know According to the book of Exodus, the 10 Commandments were inscribed on two stone tablets and given to Moses on the top of Mt. Sinai -- literally, "from on high." The 10 commandments of chess, on the other hand, were written by the experts at Che... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-commandments-of-chess-you-need-to-know Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:59:02 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-commandments-of-chess-you-need-to-know O Elo Mio © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/o-elo-mio Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:57:40 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/o-elo-mio The 10 Most Important Moments in Chess History There is arguably no other game with the timeless staying power and global reach of chess. Unlike most of the other games and sports played today by millions around the world, chess has a history that spans millennia. While chess has change... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-most-important-moments-in-chess-history Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:59:32 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-10-most-important-moments-in-chess-history 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... http://www.chess.com/article/view/10-chess-facts-you-might-not-know Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:09:09 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/10-chess-facts-you-might-not-know 5 Easy Ways to Enjoy Chess More 1. Slow Down chess clock with symbolic time by Kristoffersonschach |CC Blitz and bullet chess are great fun, but can you really appreciate the subtle beauty of the game when you're making a move every two seconds? Maybe if you&rsq... http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-things-you-can-do-to-enjoy-chess-more Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:54:36 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/5-things-you-can-do-to-enjoy-chess-more Chessed! © 2014, José Diaz   Links Interview with José Diaz José Diaz Official Website http://www.chess.com/article/view/chessed Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:26:32 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chessed