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 Puzzle #54 - Knight on the rimhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-54Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:38:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-54Puzzle #53http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-53Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:37:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-53{OTB Tournament game} Queen's Gambit AcceptedMy official immortal game. http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/otb-tournament-game-queens-gambit-acceptedSat, 01 Aug 2015 09:19:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/otb-tournament-game-queens-gambit-acceptedRook ending, pawn down, creating counterplayBlack is a pawn down and White has a passed h-pawn. What can Black do to hold the draw? http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/rook-ending-pawn-down-creating-counterplaySat, 01 Aug 2015 08:26:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/rook-ending-pawn-down-creating-counterplayHow to sac a knight on g2/g7 http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/how-to-sac-a-knight-on-g2g7Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:56:56 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/how-to-sac-a-knight-on-g2g7Dutch Stonewall, how Black can break in the centerhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/dutch-stonewall-how-black-can-break-in-the-centerSun, 26 Jul 2015 00:41:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/dutch-stonewall-how-black-can-break-in-the-centerPrying lines open in the QGAhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/prying-lines-open-in-the-qgaSat, 18 Jul 2015 05:09:20 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/prying-lines-open-in-the-qgaAn instructive QGD, misplaced knight on c6 http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/an-instructive-qgdTue, 14 Jul 2015 03:06:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/an-instructive-qgdThere's nothing like an active king in the endgame! http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/whateverThu, 09 Jul 2015 02:21:19 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/whateverBusted openings #2 - Göring gambit with 4. Qxd4?Let me be clear--the Göring gambit itself is utterly sound. It doesn't give White more than equality but it can lead to interesting and dynamic positions, especially when Black takes on c3. It's definitely worth trying out if you don't mind being...http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/busted-openings-2---goumlring-gambit-with-4-qxd4Thu, 02 Jul 2015 04:47:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/busted-openings-2---goumlring-gambit-with-4-qxd4Puzzle #52 - Invasionhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-52---invasionThu, 02 Jul 2015 03:42:37 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-52---invasionPuzzle #51 - Central spacehttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-51---central-spaceWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:50:03 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-51---central-spacePuzzle #50 - Pushed backhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-50---pushed-backWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:46:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-50---pushed-backPuzzle #49 - Mating attackhttp://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-49---mating-attackWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:41:25 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-49---mating-attackPuzzle #48 - Fischer - Benko, 1962 http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-48---fischer---benko-1962Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:08:31 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/puzzle-48---fischer---benko-1962Dame c/ pion passé sur la 7e rangéeLa position :- un des joueurs ne possède plus qu'une dame ;- l'autre joueur a :* un pion passé sur la 2e/7e rangée ;* son roi à proximité du pion ;- le trait est au joueur qui a une dame. C'est de la colonne sur laquelle sur se trouve le pio...http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/dame-c-pion-passeacute-sur-la-7e-rangeacuteeSat, 27 Jun 2015 13:43:55 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/dame-c-pion-passeacute-sur-la-7e-rangeacuteeQueen vs a passed pawn on the 7th rankAbout the position:- one side only has a queen remaining;- the other side has:* a passed pawn on the 2nd/7th rank,* their king in close proximity to the pawn;- it's the side with the queen to move. The result of the game depends on which file the...http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/queen-vs-a-passed-pawn-on-the-7th-rankSat, 27 Jun 2015 13:07:30 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/queen-vs-a-passed-pawn-on-the-7th-rankEnglish opening, Agincourt defense - How to unsettle 1. c4 players http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/english-opening-agincourt-defense---how-to-unsettle-english-playersThu, 25 Jun 2015 12:32:27 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/english-opening-agincourt-defense---how-to-unsettle-english-playersRook vs a passed pawnIt's actually pretty hard for White to lose this position. The only moves that don't win or draw are Rd7 and Re7, hanging the rook! As for winning, there are several ways but let's pick the simplest one. Let's look at the same position with th...http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/rook-vs-a-passed-pawn-easySun, 21 Jun 2015 07:03:52 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/rook-vs-a-passed-pawn-easyBrush up on your king and pawn endgames!Think you don't need to? C'mon, I'm sure you'll fail at this puzzle on your first try. One of the possible solution is below the diagram in white. Highlight to view. [1. Kd2 Kf4 2. Kc2 Ke5 3. Kd3 Kd5 4. g5 Ke5 5. g6 Kf6 6. Kxd4 Kg7 7. Ke5...http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/brush-up-on-your-king-and-pawn-endgamesWed, 17 Jun 2015 12:00:21 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/MelvinDoucet/brush-up-on-your-king-and-pawn-endgames