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 Playing a cheaterI recently played an instructive game, however my opponent was tried and hung as a cheater.   So, what did I learn from this game? If I am worried about losing material, make sure it isn't poison before I defend it. Be careful about when you ...http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/playing-a-cheaterTue, 05 Mar 2013 17:53:39 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/playing-a-cheaterA fork in the roadKnights love forks, and it is really satisfying to use them, especially if there is ribs or steak at the end! You feel in control when you do them, and if your opponent is the one threatening the fork, you always have to be wary of them. Here is ...http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/a-fork-in-the-roadFri, 21 Dec 2012 11:41:45 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/a-fork-in-the-roadShirov - Kramnik, 73rd Tata SteelI decided to do a Solitaire chess game, and the game I chose was Shirov vs Kramnik, in a Tata Steel tournament. What I like about this excercise, is that you KNOW you are going to win, and I knew I was going to beat Shirov! What a boost in my mora...http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/shirov---kramnik-73rd-tata-steelSat, 24 Nov 2012 10:43:24 -0800http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/shirov---kramnik-73rd-tata-steelWhats going on here?On Dan Heisman.com I learned of an exercise called the "Stoyko Exercise." Named after named after FM Steve Stoyko, the exercise has you looking at a complicated position for an hour, writing down all the probable lines you see, and at the end of t...http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/whats-going-on-hereSun, 21 Oct 2012 11:49:47 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/whats-going-on-herePuzzle on how to win this endgame http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/puzzle-on-how-to-win-this-endgameThu, 04 Aug 2011 11:07:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/puzzle-on-how-to-win-this-endgametry this chess puzzlehttp://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/try-this-chess-puzzleFri, 22 Jul 2011 12:05:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/nate23/try-this-chess-puzzle