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  • The 10 Most Important Moments in Chess History

    There is arguably no other game with the timeless staying power and global reach of chess. Unlike most of the other games and sports played today by millions around the world, chess has a history that spans millennia. While chess has change... | Read More

  • Riding The Winds Of Fashion, Part 3

    Warning! This is a fairly advanced article. I try to write for players of all ratings, so sometimes I explore basic stuff, and other times I bow to the 1800-and-above crowd. Though the opening in question is too advanced for beginners, I hope that... | Read More

  • 10 Chess Facts You Might Not Know

    If you’re reading this article, you’re probably well-informed on chess in general. So you already know that Chess.com offers an extensive library of chess news, articles, videos, openings information, training tools, and lessons... | Read More

  • Readers’ Games, Questions and Comments, Part 5

    Unorthodox Chess Players Einet890 asked a few questions, but I will only answer one here, and one other next time I do a Q&A article. Mr. Einet890, I’ll answer this question for everyone, though you’re welcome to use the ans... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Jul 11, 2014

    In his fun and instructive book Grandmaster Secrets: Openings (recommended for those 1700+), GM Andy Soltis discusses in some detail why it is not necessary good, and often misguided, that average tournament and club players feel it necessary to... | Read More


    • Magnus Carlsen Profile

      An in-depth profile of Magnus Carlsen by the New Yorker in 2011 is now freely available on their website. It's definitely worth a read if you have half an hour to spare. My favourite excerpt:  Carlsen said that, for him, great chess playing is l... | Read More

      • SonofPearl
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    • The Tournament of Champions

      The Tournament of Champions is a fantasy tournament played on the Chessmaster II for PS1* system with a 3 hour, Fischer Style, time control. I took the first 4 World Chess Champions and the last 4 World Chess Champions for an 8 man, 2 rounds, roun... | Read More

      • herbie53
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    • Top 100 Chess Players July 2014

              Rank Name Country Rating 1  Carlsen, Magnus  NOR 2877 2  Aronian, Levon  ARM 2805 3  Grischuk, Alexander  RUS 2795 4  Caruana, Fabiano  ITA 2789 5  Nakamura, Hikaru  USA 2787 6  Karjakin, Sergey  RUS 2786 7  Anand, Viswana... | Read More

      • gludug
      • | Jul 20, 2014
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    • Chuzhakin's System

      A new technique for analyzing positions at the interface of strategy and tactics will considerably improve your playing and prevent you from making blunders. The PDF book is available at: http://www.neoneuro.com/downloads/chuzhakinssystem.pdf ... | Read More

      • Chuzhakin
      • | Jul 19, 2014
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    • Book Review: Techniques of Positional Play by Bronznik and Terekhin (Ebook)

      NOTE: This review is part of a three part series reviewing the Forward Chess app for chess ebooks, this book, and Mating the Castled King by GM Danny Gormally. Forward Chess Review Mating the Castled King Review Introduction I love chess books... | Read More


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  • 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 »

  • Carlsen, Magnus

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    Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian child chess prodigy, was born Nov 30, 1990, and gained the Grandmaster title (2004) at the age of 13 years, 4 months and 27 days.   He became the 2nd youngest GM in chess history, behind only  Sergey Karjakin and Pari... Read More »

  • Corus Chess Tournament

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    The Corus Chess Tournament is a major chess tournament played in the small seaside town of Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938 for Dutch players only, it became an international event in 1946 and has grown into one of the most presti... Read More »

  • Aronian, Levon

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    Levon Aronian, born Oct 6, 1982, is a Grandmaster (2001) from Armenia.   He learned chess at the age of 9.  In 1994, he won the World Under-12 Chess Championship with an 8 out 9 score.  He won the 2002 World Junior Chess Champi... Read More »

  • Agdestein, Simen

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    Simen Agdestein, born May 15, 1967, was Norway’s first Grandmaster (1985) who shared first place (with Walter Arencibea) in the World Junior Champion in 1986.  He became an International Master in 1983 at the age of 16.  He became ... Read More »