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    • Rating equivs. on different sites. 1700 chess24: 2217 ICC: 1700 Blitz ratings: 1450 chess24: 2039 ICC: 1650 Bullet ratings: 1620 chess24: 2109 ICC: 1747   These are the ratings that I have on different sites, please post comments.   ... | Read More

    • 2015 Goals

      One of my resolutions this year is to become a decent chess player. So I'm going to set myself some quantative goals. Goals 1. Play actual real world tournments and get rated. 2. End year with a minimum rating of 1100 (Is this over ambitious? I... | Read More

    • Vishy's Brilliancy

      Yesterday, I watched Anand fail to regain his title. I expected Carlsen to win, but I wanted one absolutely brilliant win from Vishy along the way—something to hold Vishy’s head high on the plane home.  Over the board, despite his one win, th... | Read More

      • jdcannon
      • | Nov 24, 2014
    • David vs. Goliath Matchups in Blitz.

          Hey there everyone! I played a bitz touranament a few hours ago in which I faced three consecutive opponents who were significantly higher rated than me, winning two and losing against the big scary 1700. I hope to illustrate the do's and do... | Read More

      • sam_reimer
      • | Nov 21, 2014
    • Getting Whipped in the DHLC Weekly

      I've been playing slow games fairly regularly recently, though I haven't been tournamenting it up. My new (and improved) standard rating I've managed to keep in the low 1700s through the end of the adjustment period, so that's good. I also raised ... | Read More

      • Pligrim
      • | Nov 15, 2014

Video Lessons

  • Kenny Solomon

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    Kenny Solomon 8 October 1979 is a South African chess International Master. He took up chess at the age of 13, inspired by his elder brother’s qualification for the Chess Olympiad in Manila in 1992. Borrowing a chess book from him to study,... Read More »

  • Kasparov, Garry

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    Garry Kasparov, originally named Weinstein, was born on April 13, 1963. He is unainamously regarded as the greatest chess player of all time. In 1976, he was the strongest player in the world under age 13.  He became a grandmaster at 17, the ... Read More »


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    A lot of players choose to play the french defence in order to slow down the action in the center and hope to play a quiet position. Ladies and gents, here's how you can go ALL IN against the french, especially in blitz! Read More »

  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Tal, Mikhail

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    Mikhail Tal (1936-1992) was a Grandmaster (1957) without being an International Master first.  Tal was not an IM when he won the 24th USSR championship in Moscow in 1957 at the age of 21.  FIDE made an exception to the regulations and aw... Read More »