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  • 5 Things You Need For Real-World Chess

    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

  • Classic Combinations

    This new series is all about attacking chess, combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten greats. And, if you learn a tiny bit ... | Read More

  • Lionel Kieseritzky

          The ancient Estonian city of Tartu lies about 2500 miles from Paris, France.  In the 19th century Tartu didn't exist as such but rather was known as Dorpat under the umbrella of the Imperial Russian empire.   Dorpat lay in Livonia... | Read More

  • How To Play A Brilliancy

    Every serious chess player dreams of creating his own Mona Lisa — a game so beautiful and memorable that he will look back on it for the rest of his career.  Unfortunately, many players tend to equate the word brilliancy with fou... | Read More

  • 5 Dumb Things Your Non-Chess Friends Say

    GM Serper recently performed an in-depth criticism of the popular chess movie “Searching For Bobby Fischer,” pointing out bad habits you could pick up if the film were your only source of chess education. Serper also mentions that th... | Read More


    • Keeping the right pieces on the board at the right time

      Against this fairly strong opponent I had -9 +0 =0 so far. This game, just played, was my first win. yiiiihoo ! :-) At some point I could win a pawn but decided to keep the bishop pair on the board, and eventually the 2 bishops made the differen... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Apr 20, 2015
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    • Montana Open - Round 5

      Round 5 saw me finally reach the top table -- Board 2 -- to square off against Tim Schoessler, who is an absolute monster at tournament play and had the advantage of playing white. I had played Tim only once before and drawn him, but I remembered... | Read More

      • logosx1
      • | Apr 20, 2015
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    • Aberystwyth vs Bangor Varsity 2015

      Aberystwyth recently comepeted in a Varsity Chess match against Bangor and triumphed 3-2! Bangor brought down 5 players to Aber and we played a single match in Classic time controls. More games with in depth analysis will follow, but first, the g... | Read More

    • Analyzing My Favorite Game So Far, I Played

      Reviewing the games of the Grandmasters and our own games is  very helpful to improve our play. Last night, I played Live  Standard Game on my tablet. At this moment, I limit myself in playing chess, but I am still eager to get ideas and concept... | Read More

      • dtres
      • | Apr 19, 2015
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    • Merry-Go-Rounds and Sacrificial Queens

      Well friends, vacation time is over and it is back to work for me! It has been a while since I posted game commentary and much of that had to do with prepping for my vacation time as well as covering some extensive and stressful last-minute famil... | Read More


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Chessopedia


  • Chess

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    Chess is a world-famous game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64-square board of alternating colors (black and white, or, most commonly, light and dark). The earliest known ancestor of modern chess ... Read More »

  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »

  • Bongcloud Attack

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    The Bongcloud Attack is a dubious opening invented by Graw81, characterised by the moves 1. e4 e5 2. Ke2?!. It aims to either develop the king for an early endgame or get the white king to the other side of the board. It can also be played after o... Read More »

  • The Stare

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    In chess, as in other games that promote gamesmanship, "The Stare" is a common tactic used by players to intimidate, annoy, confuse and otherwise put an opponant out of his or her comfort zone. It is generally done when a player is trying to thi... Read More »