Who is the best chess player of all time?
Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads Vishy Anand 1.5-0.5 after two games at the world chess championship in Sochi, Russia.
Carlsen is the 16th classical world chess champion — mor... | Read More
So far, I have only been covering the world championship matches where the title actually changed hands.
However, since this series has turned into not just a look at the instructive and beautiful endgames played at the highest level of chess, b... | Read More
This series is all about the classic games that, as a young teen (15 years of age), affected me in a profound manner. In general, they were positional games since, for a kid that grew up on attacking chess and combinations (12 to 14 year... | Read More
One of the most interesting continual threads in the chess.com forums is called "Post Your Own Miniatures Here." Many very good players post their less-than-thirty-moves games showing off their skill, and sometimes brilliance, in punishing... | Read More
Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board.
As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in tournament play. Breac... | Read More