Do you find yourself getting a good position only to spoil it by missing a simple tactic? How about getting a promising attack but failing to find a forced mate or win of material?
I hope these five simple tips will help to sharpen your tacti... | Read More
We already know that you can take Chess.com and its mobile app to play chess anywhere, but sometimes there’s nothing like playing on a real board with real pieces.
If you’re lucky, you can try your hand at giant bullet chess, but eve... | Read More
There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess.
Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just blundered.
Maybe it’s ju... | Read More
The sports network ESPN estimates that 70 million college basketball brackets will be filled out this week in the United States alone.
You can get in on the fun by joining the official Chess.com college basketball bracket contest. Play along wit... | Read More
Dr. Richard Eales' great book "Chess: the History of a Game" in part traces the popularity of mostly modern chess through time. I was chagrined, however, by its minor mention of the Turk in this regard. Obviously I consider the explo... | Read More