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 What Are The Best Chess Videos Available?Chess videos are available throughout the internet. Some are free, such as the ones on YouTube and some require that you pay a small membership fee in order to view, such as the ones on chess.com and ICC. The YouTube videos are mostly pretty good...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/what-are-the-best-chess-videos-availableThu, 07 Aug 2014 08:21:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/what-are-the-best-chess-videos-availableChess BooksAs you know more and more physical books are being replaced by ebooks. While many people are still buying physical books, many others are switching over to the ebooks. If you are one of those who are in the process of switching over and are thinki...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/chess-booksSun, 18 May 2014 06:48:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/chess-booksRussiaChess is truth. You cannot perpetuate a lie on the chessboard. If you make a false move and you are playing a smart enough chess player you will be found out and you will be punished. And up until recently Russia has given us the best chess player...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/russiaWed, 14 May 2014 05:11:12 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/russiaDan Heisman's VideosDan Heisman has some great videos on ICC available to paying members of ICC. The videos on chess.com seem to have problems in that they are either too simple or too difficult for me, a mere intermediate player. Heisman's videos are great for my le...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/dan-heismans-videosMon, 12 May 2014 22:00:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/dan-heismans-videosFree Chess MoviesWhy spend money on Netflix or Amazon Prime when you can watch movies for free! I have discovered that if you go to YouTube and type in Browse Free Movies you can find quite a collection of movies that you can watch at no charge. Not only that but ...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/free-chess-moviesSat, 10 May 2014 07:47:40 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/free-chess-moviesIcelandic Gambit--Trap #2http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambit--trap-2Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:53:32 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambit--trap-2Icelandic Gambit--Traphttp://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambit--trapSun, 30 Mar 2014 08:12:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambit--trapPortable Apps For ChessI have found a website that is of interest to chessplayers since it contains a long list of free programs, some of which are very helpful to us. URL is http://portableapps.com/download Some of the revelant programs are: Lucas Chess--An excellent...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/portable-apps-for-chessFri, 14 Mar 2014 09:12:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/portable-apps-for-chessIcelandic Gambithttp://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambitMon, 24 Feb 2014 08:49:55 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/icelandic-gambitScandinavian Trap #3 20. If hxg4 hxg4+ 21.Kg1 Rh1#; 20.Kg1 Nxh3# One of 6 blindfold games played simultaneously by Lasker at Basingstoke. I am looking for more Scandinavian traps, if you have any do send them in! http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trap-3Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:06:14 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trap-3Scandinavian Trap #2http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trap-2Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:12:38 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trap-2Lucas ChessI have discovered a very interesting training feature of Lucas Chess. Lucas Chess is a free chess gui that can be downloaded from the internet. I have discovered that one of its many features is that it allows you to play against your choice of on...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/lucas-chessSun, 16 Feb 2014 14:32:53 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/lucas-chessScandinavian TrapHere's a 5 move quicky! http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trapFri, 14 Feb 2014 18:21:16 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/scandinavian-trapSemi-Slav Miniature #1Here's an interesting game from the FICS database: http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/semi-slav-miniature-1Sun, 09 Feb 2014 16:34:15 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/semi-slav-miniature-1A Real Manhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06VzxxDTnB8 This living man is a real man who stood up and defied the sham court and the sham judge. Most people are sheep who allow themselves to be herded around and slaughtered by the politicians and the big cor...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/a-real-manWed, 29 Jan 2014 15:22:24 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/a-real-manBobby FisherBobby Fisher is the greatest genius who ever lived. To him we owe the time delay clocks, the 960 variant of chess, and collections of great games. Many of those who badmouth him  have no compunction to collecting large sums of money when they win...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/bobby-fisherTue, 28 Jan 2014 21:14:25 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/bobby-fisherMidwood Chess ClubJust thought I would remind everyone that while there is snow and ice on the streets of Brooklyn the Midwood Chess Club remains open and it is worth your while to come to the Midwood Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library to enjoy over the board, f...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/midwood-chess-clubSun, 26 Jan 2014 08:13:27 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/midwood-chess-clubBackwards Knight CaptureBackward captures are often hard to see. When we replay a game or look at a diagram they seem simple enough but under the pressure of actually playing a game we can easily overlook them. Here's  a short but sharp example. http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/backwards-knight-captureFri, 24 Jan 2014 04:24:47 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/backwards-knight-captureThe DaggerOne of the most important factors in chess is pawn structure. When you play an opening what you are doing is setting up a specific pawn structure and when you play positionally you are largely basing your play on pawn structure. Thus you need to k...http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/the-daggerTue, 07 Jan 2014 04:09:38 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/the-daggerQueen's Gambit Accepted Trap #1http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/queens-gambit-accepted-trap2Fri, 27 Dec 2013 08:43:29 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/DrFrank124c/queens-gambit-accepted-trap2