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  • Positional Attacks Book (February 2014)

    Positional Attacks The third installment of the best-selling series of attack books - Formation Attacks, Formation Attack Strategies, and now, Positional Attacks is another 500 page book, full of great attack information with 533 fabulous attack ... | Read More

  • Formation Attacks Book (June 2010)

    Formation Attacks The Ultimate Chess Attack Book has finally arrived!  As a Chess Master that has spent many years playing aggressive and attacking chess, I was quite dismayed during a past visit to my local booksto... | Read More

  • When Castles Attack

         There are certain rare actions in chess that elicit an almost emotional response - windmills, smothered mates, advantageous underpromotions and what I want to include here:  Checkmate by Castling.      This type of mate is so ra... | Read More

  • Stalemate

    S T A L E M A T E _______________________________________________________      The existing rule has this in its favour, that it appeals strongly to the sporting instincts of mankind; and the last chance which it affords to a player who ap... | Read More

  • Pandolfini's Puzzler #30 - Castling in the Air

    Professor: Hi there, class. I’m wondering if any of you have had an opportunity to castle today. Zephyr: I haven’t even had a chance to play chess yet, Professor. How could I castle? Lucian: Really? You haven’t played chess yet? Well I... | Read More


    • Chess thinking...(oversatt til engelsk)

      estalo73 | Jul 15, 2014 at 11: 42 AM | Posted in: estalo73 's Blog | 131 reads | 0 comments I'm going to appreciate constructive criticism, you see something I do not see-write it ina feedback so you help me also to be ... | Read More

      • estalo73
      • | Jul 21, 2014
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    • GM Wesley So Nailed his win in ACP Golden Classic Tourney!!

      Up Rising Young GM Wesley So (20 yrs.) prove his rights to be as one of Top GM (Rank #12 2757 elo) to compete in biggest Chess Tournament in the near future.As he nailed another Win against GM Jobava in rnd.6 at the Association of Chess Profession... | Read More

    • Back to Drawing Board -- Bryant Park NYC

      On June 16, 2014 I visited a popular chess hangout in the heart of New York City called Bryant Park.  Chess activities at Bryant Park are monitored by NYC Parks & Recreation and the Marshall Chess Club.  No chess hustlers or gambling all... | Read More

      • WDHubbard
      • | Jul 17, 2014
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    • App Review: Forward Chess

      NOTE: This review was done using Forward Chess version 1.3.3 on a Nexus 10 running Android 4.4.4. NOTE: This review was based on my experiences with the ebook versions of Mating the Castled King by GM Danny Gormally and Techniques of Positional P... | Read More

    • C60 Ruy Lopez

      If you have not already done so, please take a few minutes to read my blog post about my opening study plan: http://www.chess.com/blog/kleelof/my-opening-study   At the most basic level, White's third move attacks the knight which defends th... | Read More

      • kleelof
      • | Jul 7, 2014
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Video Lessons



  • Chess

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    Chess is a game played between two players using 32 pieces (16 each of two distinct colors) on a 64 square board.The earliest known ancestor of modern chess was an Indian game called Chaturanga, where the knight, King and Rooks moved the same but ... Read More »

  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... 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 »

  • Bughouse chess

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    Bughouse (also reffered as tagteam and siamese chess) is played with two teams of two, using two sets. Each player on the team plays a different color than their partner.  It begans as normal blitz chess, but every piece a player captures, he... Read More »

  • Alexandre, Aaron

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    Aaron Alexandre (1766-1850) was the author of Encyclopedie des Echecs, the first book containing the collection of all opening variations then known.  Published in 1837 (Alexander was then 71 years old), he introduced the algebraic notation a... Read More »