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  • The 14 Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    Magnus Carlsen won the 2014 world championship match in game 11 today to defend his title.  But the sixth game of the Carlsen-Anand match made waves around the world.   Some chess journalists rushed to christen the astonishing m... | Read More

  • Ryan Wins Pandolfini's Class Chess Tournament

    Professor: Well class, it's all over. Zephyr: You mean life itself? Professor: No, just the class tournament. Zephyr: Oh that. Hale: I thought it was a pretty good event. Professor: In fact, let's give a big hand to our new class champio... | Read More

  • How To Save Yourself With Stalemate

    In online blitz chess (and especially in bullet), resignation is largely frowned upon. Indeed, with so little time remaining, there is always a possibility that your opponent will make a disastrous blunder, an unfortunate mouse slip, or &mdas... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions Finale: Carlsen vs. Anand

    After winning the Mexico City tournament in 2007, Viswanathan Anand had become the world champion. Anand defended his title for a first time by defeating Vladimir Kramnik in the 2008 match held in Bonn, Germany, He again defende... | Read More

  • Chess is 99% tactics

    Today, I want to show some great tactics. Tactics was always nice, because normally, who have more material, wins. But sometimes, the player with more material lose. Firstly, I want to show a well-known Lilienthal-Capablanca, where white sacrifice... | Read More


    • Carlsen retains World Chess Championship in Socho

      It was closer than in Chennai but in the end we had the same winner of the match: Magnus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand to defend his title of World Champion of Chess. Magnus was leading by 1 point of difference after first 4 games. Game #5 s... | Read More

    • Blunders van de tegenstander

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      • StachR
      • | Nov 24, 2014
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    • A funny game that was (yet again) blundered away..

      Hello everyone. I recently finished playing a pretty wacky five-minute blitz match earlier today, & surely there were some possibilties for both sides. As a matter of fact, thanks in-part to my amazing concentration & foresight, lol, I pre... | Read More

      • KB24_GOAT
      • | Nov 23, 2014
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    • Apparently Carlsen Is Boring

      I don't have a game for you guys to look at in this blog, but I wanted to take a minute to comment on Magnus Carlsen, the undisputed World Champion who looks poised to defend his title with relative ease. I watched a couple of the games live and ... | Read More

      • ih8sens
      • | Nov 22, 2014
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    • 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
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Video Lessons



  • Petroff's Defence

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    Petroff's Defence (or the Russian Game) arises after: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6    There is an interesting trap where white may blunder his Queen away early in the game after: 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3?? Leads to Nxc3+, and black will win ... Read More »

  • Qualities of moves

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    As you can see moves are indicated if good or bad through symbols: These are the symbols: !!- brilliant move !- good move !?- interesting move  ?!- dubious move ?-bad move ??-blunder Many people make blunders like the castling blunder lik... Read More »

  • Impossible!

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    This "Impossible" Checkmate contradicts what many, many chess books say: "You can only checkmate with two knights if you are in the corner and your opponent blunders." It is possible.     You can do it on the side of the board; however, yo... Read More »

  • Gunsberg, Isidor Arthur

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    In 1890-1891, Isidor Arthur Gunsberg (1854-1930) played Steinitz for the world’s championship and lost after 4 wins, 9 draws, and 6 losses.  Gunsberg began his chess career as the player inside the chess automaton Mephisto.  H... Read More »