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  • Inexperienced Player Mistakes

    The World Youth Championship that took place in Greece last month was a great showcase of the best young chess players from all around the world. It also demonstrated the typical mistakes many young players make. While today we are going to... | Read More

  • Your Holiday Chess Buying Guide

    Chess sets and equipment make great gifts for the holidays. Studies have shown that playing chess has many benefits, including better memory function, problem-solving skills, creativity, social skills, concentration and more. (10 Big Benefits of P... | Read More

  • The Chess Heritage Of Emory Tate

    This is the last installment of my tribute to IM Emory Tate. The first two parts can be found here and here. There are definitely people out there who knew Emory much better than me, so they could disagree, but I always had an impression that hi... | Read More

  • The Man That Walked By Himself

    The recent departure of IM Emory Tate is a severe blow to American chess. While we have many chess players who are stronger than him and a huge number of chess players who are weaker than him, we'll never have another Emory Tate. In this article... | Read More

  • Garry Kasparov And The Scotch Opening

    After Anatoly Karpov came Garry Kasparov, the 13th world champion. Kasparov took opening preparation to possibly the most extreme level of any champions before or since. His deep explorations, with the help of a team of grandmasters and -- a new p... | Read More

    • Thanksgiving Sendoff – One Last Victory Before Philly

      Check out the original post here! Before I start to analyze my game, I’d like to apologize for not getting a blog post at my usual 9 AM time. With the craze that is college exams before Thanksgiving and preparing to take off to Philadelphia for... | Read More

    • The Nerd Club - Introductory Strategy

      This is the blog for the CMT-group chess club. The idea is to teach a bunch of theoretical phycisists how to play chess.Hi guys, and thanks for a good session this thursday! Here I am going to summarize the points that were made last time so that... | Read More

      • Bjarkoff
      • | Nov 22, 2015

      Hi everyone, I'm sharing my local tournament games with my own analyzes because i wanna remember my momentary ideas during the games and take new ideas from the readers. Now we are in beautiful city Antalya, at Deepo Chess Center. Second round at ... | Read More

      • auxilia07
      • | Nov 21, 2015
    • Computer thinks my winning move is a blunder!

      I recently played one of my stronger games. I felt I completely outplayed my lower ranked opponents and, for once, made no mistakes. As I do with all my blitz games, I review it carefully with some computer aid - the Android app, which... | Read More

      • kevintam
      • | Nov 21, 2015
    • The Best Chess Books Ever Written

      I often receive questions from chess players of various levels on which are the best books to study chess. The theme is so important that led me to record an Online Lecture exclusively on the best chess books ever written.   At the time I wrote... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • Adjournment

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    First introduced at Paris in 1878,  adjournment is a time out between playing sessions, generally overnight.  The side that is on the move seals (writes on a piece of paper and seals it in an envelope) a legal move, sight unseen by his o... Read More »


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    In 1974, winner of the first World Computer Chess Championship, held in Stockholm.  The program was written at the Institute of Control Science in Moscow.  It scored 100% ahead of 11 other entries.  In 1975, the KAISSA programmers w... Read More »

  • Book, chess

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    The first European book on chess is Juegos Axedrez, dados y tablas, written in the 13th century.  The first hardback book dealing with chess, Dass Goldin Spil, was published in Augsburg in 1472.  The first chess book printed in Russia wa... Read More »