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 Why Chess Database?In my recent article about our new feature DiamondBase PRO by Chess Informant, interesting discussion came up to the surface. Among others, our chess friend @LacksCreativity asked the following: "Why have a database though? Can't I just use a co...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/why-chess-databaseWed, 28 Aug 2013 06:42:12 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/why-chess-databaseNEW: Chess Informant 117 Jazz EditionIt's August and for most of us, a vacation time. Yep, I missed to inform you guys about Chess Informant 117 so let me do it now, in-between of some chess and family travellings. Due to many (technical) reasons, the book (and CD) will mainly hit ...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/new-chess-informant-117-jazz-editionTue, 06 Aug 2013 16:16:15 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/new-chess-informant-117-jazz-editionFirst round video of the European Women's Championship Belgrade 2013Record broken - 169 participants at the European Women's Championship Belgrade 2013 Video by Chess Informant Official site: http://belgrade2013.org/index.php/en/ http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/first-round-video-of-the-european-womens-championship-belgrade-2013Sun, 28 Jul 2013 15:24:45 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/first-round-video-of-the-european-womens-championship-belgrade-2013What is currently the best chess column in the world?Hi guys! First of all, Happy New Year! Wish you best in life with many many chess successes! Now, it's time for short advertisement... I am not sure if someone missed new wave of Chess Informant that started with Volume 113 but it's not too lat...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/what-is-currently-the-best-chess-column-in-the-worldTue, 08 Jan 2013 05:18:59 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/what-is-currently-the-best-chess-column-in-the-worldEncyclopedia of Chess ProblemsEncyclopedia of Chess Problems - yep, should be very interesting book for all lovers of chess problems and studies. However, I believe it goes beyond those limits. It is almost like "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About ... But Were Afraid (...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/encyclopedia-of-chess-problemsWed, 10 Oct 2012 04:34:07 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/encyclopedia-of-chess-problemsLook who's reading!Look who's reading Chess Informant 114! Same taste? http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/look-whos-reading-1453Fri, 14 Sep 2012 02:29:12 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/look-whos-reading-1453Garry's Choice - Informant 113Garry Kasparov, the Thirteenth World Champion, tremendously influenced the development of chess with his games, analyses, and writings. The quality of this work has greatly enriched our chess culture, and Chess Informant has had the privilege of p...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/garrys-choice---informant-113-1997Fri, 06 Apr 2012 10:11:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/garrys-choice---informant-113-1997Garry's column at Informant 113I am happy to present major novelties in Chess Informant 113! We are introducing large amount of exclusive content written in English. What do you think about the idea that Garry Kasparov, one of the greatest champions all the time, is annotating...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/garrys-column-at-informant-113Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:49:42 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/garrys-column-at-informant-1131,000 THEORETICAL NOVELTIESI guess it's known that "TN" stands for theoretical novelty. Could be only "N" as well. What is a theoretical novelty? The new move, never played before? Or, on the other hand, the move that stands behind the significant idea, never seen before? ...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/1000-theoretical-noveltiesFri, 03 Feb 2012 05:17:01 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/1000-theoretical-noveltiesChess Informant 111 - Anniversary editionIssue #111 celebrates Chess Informant's forty-fifth jubilee! Between these royal purple covers is a treasure trove of material for all chess lovers. This single issue offers more than 300 annotated games, a similar amount of game fragments, brill...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/chess-informant-111Wed, 28 Sep 2011 04:28:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/chess-informant-111Informant 110It was hard work preparing Chess Informant 110. Final result makes us really proud! Hope you would share the feeling. I think that we are on a good way to retain old glory of CI, whatever time it would take. Check out newsletter info Chess Inform...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/informant-110Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:37:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/informant-110Beauty of positional playIn my previous blog post, I presented the game that I see as my best so far. Since I am full time employer in Chess Informant, I shared my small presentation with fellow colleagues from Editorial board. Therefore, we got an idea! They said to me, ...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/beauty-of-positional-playTue, 19 Apr 2011 02:40:33 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/beauty-of-positional-playMy best game so far Hi! I am new here so I hope that you would give me a chance to see all the possibilities how to present some interesting material. In addition, I hope that you will understand that my English is not "so great".   At first, I wanted to present...http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/my-best-game-so-far3Mon, 11 Apr 2011 03:00:59 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/GMTadic/my-best-game-so-far3