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 45 45 (4)This time a really long game of more than 3 hours. I was happy that I didn't make any serious mistakes at the end. For my preparations I looked at the slow time control chessgames from my opponent, but also a bit at the statistics (scored good or...http://www.chess.com/blog/achja/45-45-4Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:47:25 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/achja/45-45-4Open Games: King's Gambit Modern Variationhttp://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/open-games-kings-gambit-modern-variationSun, 26 Apr 2015 22:30:22 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/open-games-kings-gambit-modern-variationOpen Games: Classical King's Gambit 01 Note: Both sides usually castle Queen side.  http://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/open-games-classical-kings-gambit-01Sun, 26 Apr 2015 22:23:43 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/open-games-classical-kings-gambit-01Chess game is NOT IMPROVINGI've been playing chess for many years now. I've watched YouTube videos, done lessons tactics, endgame, strategy etc you name it. What is the key to it? It seems in every game I play I make 2 to 3 blunders. Or I'll have a superior position one mom...http://www.chess.com/blog/B88M/chess-game-is-not-improvingSun, 26 Apr 2015 21:01:48 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/B88M/chess-game-is-not-improvingMy best games 004 - Dutch Defense *2Hi all. I have been see Magnus Carlsen playing the Dutch Defense. So, people is starting to play it more. Here, I will show you 2 examples about "How to beat the Dutch".     Second One:   Thanks.   Always at your service. AK. http://www.chess.com/blog/AngelKing7/my-best-games-004---dutch-defense-2Sun, 26 Apr 2015 20:50:35 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/AngelKing7/my-best-games-004---dutch-defense-2April 10, 2015 (Pirc) http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/april-10-2015-pircSun, 26 Apr 2015 19:49:23 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/april-10-2015-pircGarry Kasparov vs Nigel Short - Battle of the Legends - 10 GamesGarry Kasparov and Nigel Short revisit to play a 10-game series consisting of both rapid and blitz play in Saint Louis, Missouri, the chess capital of the United States. This chess exhibition match, pegged "Battle of the Legends", was held at the ...http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-nigel-short---battle-of-the-legends---10-gamesSun, 26 Apr 2015 19:32:53 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/ChessNetwork/garry-kasparov-vs-nigel-short---battle-of-the-legends---10-gamesComedy of ErrorsHi Everyone! I just wanted to share with you an interesting game I played in March at the State Championships. My opponent, SM Mika Brattain (rated 2470) had 2.5 points going into the final round, while I had 2 points, so the winner of this match ...http://www.chess.com/blog/SidArun/comedy-of-errorsSun, 26 Apr 2015 19:13:32 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/SidArun/comedy-of-errorsStunning Queen Sacrificehttp://www.chess.com/livechess/game?id=1133648590. this is a game that was crazy from the begining but I was lucky enough to find a great move http://www.chess.com/blog/chessmaster211987/stunning-queen-sacrificeSun, 26 Apr 2015 18:48:36 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/chessmaster211987/stunning-queen-sacrificeMy First Win Tell me how I did!  http://www.chess.com/blog/Lespaul_Lover/my-first-winSun, 26 Apr 2015 17:56:54 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Lespaul_Lover/my-first-winMore CheckmatesHere are more checkmates:  http://www.chess.com/blog/chessdude20/more-checkmatesSun, 26 Apr 2015 17:40:16 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/chessdude20/more-checkmatesOn Nigel Short's article and #sexisminchessAfter reading some comments on Nigel Short's article about difference between men and women, I realized I had surprisingly strong feelings about this issue. I, frankly, don't see Short's comments as sexist, but that's probably because of my diffe...http://www.chess.com/blog/Spektrowski/on-nigel-shorts-article-and-sexisminchessSun, 26 Apr 2015 16:18:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/Spektrowski/on-nigel-shorts-article-and-sexisminchessMy best game today 26/27 : "creative chess in the opening"This is my best game today so far. I'm thrilled with the achievement. I was so bewildered that my head was "dopamine-frozen" for a moment and I lost the next game with a blunder in 11 moves... Nevertheless : Joy This game shows one of my st...http://www.chess.com/blog/achja/my-best-game-today-2627--quotcreative-chess-in-the-openingquotSun, 26 Apr 2015 16:09:10 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/achja/my-best-game-today-2627--quotcreative-chess-in-the-openingquotOpening Theory 01: Hungarian Defensehttp://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/opening-theory-01-hungarian-defenseSun, 26 Apr 2015 15:06:54 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/DAlbanesi/opening-theory-01-hungarian-defenseApril 8, 2015 (KIA)My next live game was three months later.  It was at this point that I decided to play every day if I was able. http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/april-8-2015-kiaSun, 26 Apr 2015 14:59:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/april-8-2015-kiaFM chespritz (2264) vs AIM chanuchess (2012)Time control: 30 min + 30 s (During simul of 13 players) http://www.chess.com/blog/chanuchess/fm-chespritz-2264-vs-aim-chanuchess-2012Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:36:00 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/chanuchess/fm-chespritz-2264-vs-aim-chanuchess-2012Aprendiendo con los GM.HAY UNA SUPER ACTUALIZACION DE ARCHIVOS DE PRIMERA CALIDAD SI NO LO VISTE PERDISTE . EN http://terminatorchess.blogspot.com.ar/     http://www.chess.com/blog/NOSOYUNTERMINATOR/aprendiendo-con-los-gm10Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:32:24 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/NOSOYUNTERMINATOR/aprendiendo-con-los-gm10Jan. 7, 2015 (KIA)Here is my first live game of 2015.  It was a win! http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/jan-7-2015-kiaSun, 26 Apr 2015 14:22:01 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/rkd1/jan-7-2015-kiaGashimov Memorial 2015 - Round 9Carlsen won (not really unexpected). The torture of the day: Giri-Kramnik. They were destinied for misery no matter how the game ended. It ended miserably for both. http://www.alexcolovic.com/2015/04/gashimov-memorial-2015-round-9.html http://www.chess.com/blog/alexcolovic/gashimov-memorial-2015---round-9Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:09:34 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/alexcolovic/gashimov-memorial-2015---round-9The Knight that Ruled the World - A Nimzo Move by MoveMy opponent opened with d4. I smiled to myself nervously. I’d been studying the Nimzo Indian and the Queen’s Indian. I can’t memorize for anything, so I’ve been reviewing the ideas behind many lines. Sometimes it is overwhelming. Why is a ...http://www.chess.com/blog/PaulEChess/the-knight-that-ruled-the-world---a-nimzo-move-by-moveSun, 26 Apr 2015 13:38:08 -0700http://www.chess.com/blog/PaulEChess/the-knight-that-ruled-the-world---a-nimzo-move-by-move