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  • How To Battle The Caro-Kann

    In the previous two articles, I have discussed the earliest beginnings of the Caro-Kann Defense as well as later usage and developments. In this third part of the four-part series, I will discuss the various methods White has evolved to oppose the... | Read More

  • The Caro-Kann: Modern Times

    In part 1 of this series on the Caro-Kann, I discussed the earliest beginnings of the opening, the origin of the name, and its first adoption by top players. It is always fascinating to learn about the beginnings of these openings, which today see... | Read More

  • Pawn Structure 101 Video Series

    The wait is finally over! You have tried every solution to fix those flabby pawn structures. You've cut every processed pawn from your diet. Yet, for some reason, you just cannot get rid of those doubled pawns! Finally, there is a better way! Fan... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Mailbag: Teaching Stuff

    Topic for next month: Losing (Please start submitting questions concerning the above topic for the next column. Questions outside of that theme should be submitted to other Chess.com departments. If I get the opportunity to answer a different ki... | Read More

  • Find Your Own "Miracle" Opening!

    The year was 1985.  Garry Kasparov just became the world champion, and together with his mentor, ex-world champion Mikhail Botvinnik, he was running the first session of the famous Botvinnik-Kasparov school. A group of young aspiring c... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.30.2015 - day 110

      World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat Vitaly Chekhover in Moscow in 1935: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Magnus Carlsen won against Conrado Isasa Moreira in a simul in Madrid in 2008: White to move and checkmates in 3: ... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.29.2015 - day 109

      World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat J. Dobropistsev in Leningrad in 1926: Black to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Joao De Souza Mendes in Mar del Plata in 1959: Black to move and checkmates in 2: My st... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.28.2015 - day 108

      World Champion Mikhail Botvinnik beat  Mikhail A Mukhin in Leningrad in 1926: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Robin Ault in New York in 1959: White to move and checkmates in 3: Our reader Kari... | Read More

    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 03.27.2015 - day 107

      World Champion Mikhal Botvinnik beat I. Kalinin in Leningrad in 1924: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Bobby Fischer won against Herman Pilnik in Santiago de Chile in 1959: White to move and checkmates in 2: Our reader Zsg... | Read More

    • (2014 World Chess Championship) Carlsen-Anand, ½-½

      Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defence (ECO C67)1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. 0-0 Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. h3 Ke8 10. Nc3 h5 11. Ne2 b6 12. Rd1 Ba6 13. Nf4 Bb7 14. e6 Bd6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Ng5+ Kf6 17. Ne4+ Kf7 18. Ng5+ K... | Read More

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Video Lessons



  • Aagaard, Jacob

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    Jacob Aagaard Madsen, born July 31, 1973, is a Grandmaster (2005) originally from Denmark, but now living in Glasgow, Scotland.  He is usually referred to simply as Jacob Aagaard. He finished 2nd in the 111th Scottish Championship in 2004.  He... Read More »

  • Chernev, Irving

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      Irving Chernev (1900-1981) was born on January 29, 1900 in Priluku, Ukraine   In 1904 (some sources say 1920), Chernev’s family emigrated to Brooklyn, New York.   In 1912, Irving Chernev’s father taught him chess.   In the 1930s, ... Read More »

  • Alatortsev, Vladimir

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    Vladimir Alexeyevich Alatortsev (Alatorcev) (1909-1987), pronounced "a LAH tart sev", was a Russian International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1953),  and Honorary Emeritus Grandmaster (1983).  He was born in Turki, Saratov oblast... Read More »

  • Canada

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    Chess has been played in Canada since at least 1759.  General Sir John Hale and General Wolfe played chess during the taking of Quebec in 1759.  The Montreal Chess Club was founded in 1844.  The Canadian Chess Association (CCA) was ... Read More »

  • Thomas, George Alan

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    George Alan Thomas (1881-1972) was a British chess champion in 1923 and 1934, 7-time British badminton champion (he won 21 British badminton titles between 1903 and 1928),  and quarter-finalist tennis player at Wimbledon (1922).  He play... Read More »