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 Masterâs Bulletin, October 2014 SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Fabiabulous Editor Peter Doggers borrowed Dejan Bojkov's term to describe Fabiano Caruana's recent successes. Doggers writes: ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-october-2014 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:18:30 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-october-2014 277 hours to learn to think like a Chess Master? How much time do you have for chess? What is the best way to study? These are questions I pose in my Video Lesson 001 on YouTube. I created this video right before I became active at chess.com. Since that time, I have nearly 500 public videos avai... http://www.chess.com/article/view/270-hours-to-learn-to-think-like-a-chess-master Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:07:26 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/270-hours-to-learn-to-think-like-a-chess-master Connect with Chess.com University on Social Media and Make Money! Did you know that you can use social media and make money doing it? No? That's because you couldn't until now! There is a new social media network in town that looks and functions just like Twitter, has some features from Facebook, and gives back ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/connect-with-chesscom-university-on-social-media-and-make-money Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:34:48 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/connect-with-chesscom-university-on-social-media-and-make-money NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-informant-121 Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:42:43 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/chess-informant-121 Q&A with Coach Heisman Oct 3, 2014 "If you had a choice of seeing the future or reading your opponent's mind as they apply to a chess game, which one would you do?" I never had that question before! If I could see the future (not with regards to the game), there are some options ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-oct-3-2014 Sun, 05 Oct 2014 07:41:44 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-oct-3-2014 Incredible chess.com groups to join! I've belonged to many groups in my 2.5 active years here, but these are the best on chess.com for what they offer you, the valued member of chess.com. The first two groups are far and away the best coaching groups on chess.com, and our satisfied ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/incredible-chesscom-groups-to-join Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:00:08 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/incredible-chesscom-groups-to-join 2nd Annual Wright Brothers Open Dear Chess.com Members. I want to inform all of you about an excellent chess tournament coming up in Dayton Ohio.With a guranteed prize pool of over 10,000 dollars the Wright Brothers Open promises to be one of the largest and most exciting chess ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/2nd-annual-wright-brothers-open Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:54:47 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/2nd-annual-wright-brothers-open The Masterâs Bulletin, September 2014 SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes The chess city that never sleeps “The location of the Olympiad was a special one: Tromsø, a city north of the Arctic C... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-september-2014 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:29:45 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-september-2014 Q&A with Coach Heisman Sep 12, 2014 "When you start a game, how do you get into the mood of concentrating from move 1?" "If you are in a bad mood, how do you prevent this from negatively affecting your play?" Those are good questions, and they are not completely unrelated. It only... http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-sep-12-2014 Sat, 13 Sep 2014 15:51:18 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-sep-12-2014 Official 2014 Mind Games Tournament Rules Chess.com's Mind Games Tournament Details & Schedule: Starting September 15th | Round 1 of 2014 Mind Games Begins: Round 1 of the tournament will start on September 15th Must be a member of the Mind Games group here http://www.chess.com... http://www.chess.com/article/view/official-2014-mind-games-tournament-rules Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:05:29 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/official-2014-mind-games-tournament-rules RIP Thomas Elberling This article will be extremely brief yet necessary. I just got news that Thomas Elberling, a very promising young player from New Jersey, was fatally shot by his father. He was #5 in the US for his 11 year olds and I have seen him around at tourna... http://www.chess.com/article/view/rip-thomas-elberling Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:48:21 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/rip-thomas-elberling Review: The Secret Life of Bad Bishops A former team member of mine has a favourite phrase which he likes to sing during blitz sessions with a big grin on his face: "gute Läufer, schlechte Läufer!" Referring to the legendary German grandmaster Wolfgang Uhlmann's similarly titled 1980... http://www.chess.com/article/view/review-the-secret-life-of-bad-bishops Sun, 07 Sep 2014 01:42:50 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/review-the-secret-life-of-bad-bishops Two Gold Medal Winners in Death Match 27 After a brief summer break, Chess.com's Death Match returns less than three days from now with a battle between two gold medal winners.  GM Wang Yue (China, FIDE 2713) will take on GM Aleksandr Lenderman (USA, FIDE 2584) in D... http://www.chess.com/article/view/two-gold-medal-winners-in-saturdays-death-match-27 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:27:58 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/two-gold-medal-winners-in-saturdays-death-match-27 Arizona Scorpions Win USCL Opener By Steve Farmer My favorite time of year is finally here; cooler weather, football season under way, the World Series is around the corner... as is basketball. But above all else, the US Chess League has already started! Chess.com hosted the US ... http://www.chess.com/article/view/arizona-scorpions-win-uscl-opener Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:21:51 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/arizona-scorpions-win-uscl-opener Q&A with Coach Heisman Aug 22, 2014 When Fabiano Caruano was about 12, he and his father Lou, whom I knew casually, approached the TD booth to ask for a bye in one of the Continental Chess Association's big Philadelphia-based open events. I was the fill-in TD and, although I knew h... http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-aug-22-2014 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:45:14 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-aug-22-2014 The Masterâs Bulletin, August 2014 SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Dubai Heights “In July I was on holidays for most of the month, and so I missed a lot of chess, for instance the annual tourn... http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-august-2014 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:25:04 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/the-masters-bulletin-august-2014 Review: My Junior Years in 20 Games One of the first chess books I bought myself was a red little volume in German called Garrik Kasparow - Idol der Jugend by T.Lais. Published in 1983 - when Kasparov was just 20 years old - it contained 60 lightly annotated games played by the late... http://www.chess.com/article/view/review-my-junior-years-in-20-games Mon, 18 Aug 2014 05:18:35 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/review-my-junior-years-in-20-games Readersâ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 7 GOOD OR BAD? Mordecai10 asked: I have just completed part 1 of your Test Your Chess Understanding articles, and I wasn’t completely satisfied by one aspect of your solutions. In your solution to puzzle 2, you say the following: &lsquo... http://www.chess.com/article/view/readersrsquo-games-questions-and-comments-part-7 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:01:53 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/readersrsquo-games-questions-and-comments-part-7 Q&A with Coach Heisman Aug 8, 2014 "If you had to pick only one legacy to leave to the chess world, what would it be?" Well, I have long given up on any hopes of my campaign to de-emphasize the wonderfully accurate but humanly over-dependent rating system (see Encouraging Tourname... http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-aug-8-2014 Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:15:05 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/qampa-with-coach-heisman-aug-8-2014 Can a GM and Rybka beat Stockfish? About two months ago, Rubik's Cube extraordinaire and chess aficionado Tyson Mao approached me with a fascinating proposal. Together with his friend Jesse Levinson, Tyson was exploring the current state of computer chess engines. It is well... http://www.chess.com/article/view/how-rybka-and-i-tried-to-beat-the-strongest-chess-computer-in-the-world Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:57:35 -0700 http://www.chess.com/article/view/how-rybka-and-i-tried-to-beat-the-strongest-chess-computer-in-the-world