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 Basic Thought ProcessWhat is the intent/result of the opponent's move? What can he now do that he cannot do before? ·         Is there a new threat of the piece moved/threats uncovered by the piece moved? ·       What are his Checks, Captures and Th...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-basic-thought-processSat, 11 May 2013 07:37:50 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-basic-thought-processThe Italian Game For Beginners Chapter 3: Ideas for White part 1Chapter 3 Ideas mainly for White 3.1 Develop rapidly and take over the centre You should know this idea already. Get your pieces out and fighting - if they are on the back rank you might as well not have them! And of course, they are mos...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-3Thu, 11 Apr 2013 20:59:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-3The Italian Game For Beginners Chapter 2: Basic Ideas in the Italian GameChapter 2 Basic ideas in the Italian Game   I've described some of them above (Part 1). Bring your Bishop onto the a2-g8 diagonal, eyeing up the tender f7 point Play c2-c3 and d2-d4 to take over the centre Develope your other pieces rapidl...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-2-basic-ideas-in-the-italian-gameWed, 10 Apr 2013 19:01:58 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-2-basic-ideas-in-the-italian-gameThe Italian Game For Beginners Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 1: Introduction This is an updated and expanded version of a booklet first written in 1994. The major change is the conversion of the 'example games' section to a much larger 'ideas and traps' section. The trouble with the Giuoco P...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-1-introductionTue, 09 Apr 2013 18:02:14 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/the-italian-game-for-beginners-chapter-1-introductionHow to Evaluate positionsHow to evaluate a position? In this article I would like to cover a topic or even a skill which is very important for practically every chess player. I really like asking my students one little question: "How do you evaluate a position?". In many...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/article-how-to-evaluate-positionsprivate-blog3Tue, 02 Apr 2013 21:01:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/article-how-to-evaluate-positionsprivate-blog3Welcome Note:(privete blog!)Hello, welcome to the Checks and Mates Chess Club, You should know the following:   Check out our Forum section: http://www.chess.com/groups/forumview/training-program-for-everyone http://www.chess.com/groups/forumview/understanding-improveme...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/welcome-noteprivete-blogSun, 24 Mar 2013 04:54:09 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/welcome-noteprivete-blogchess training program - for beginnersChess Training Program Chess training program for ratings < 1200 Disclaimer: These advice are taken from my personal (short) experience. They are written by a novice for the novice. I only release my ideas today to the public. Nobody ever t...http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/chess-training-program---for-beginnersTue, 19 Feb 2013 06:19:07 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/JustinChessStudent/chess-training-program---for-beginners