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  • Chess.com University Simul with NM Dane Mattson

    Chess.com University Instructor NM Dane Mattson will be playing an online chess simul on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM Pacific Time (PDT) right here on Chess.com! The games will be played in Chess.com's Live Chess server. The time cont... | Read More

  • 5 Reasons Losing a Chess Game is Good

    No one sets out to lose a chess game. Before the opening moves, chess players want to win, or at least save a draw if winning chances slip away. But losing is part of the game. Even the best players in the world lose. Play enough games and los... | Read More

  • How to Win Equal Positions

    Through the years, I've heard quite a few players claim that having an equal position against a stronger player is pure torture. Even though you might be playing for a win, once a desirable result is close at hand, it becomes tempting to overestim... | Read More

  • Review: My Junior Years in 20 Games

    One of the first chess books I bought myself was a red little volume in German called Garrik Kasparow - Idol der Jugend by T.Lais. Published in 1983 - when Kasparov was just 20 years old - it contained 60 lightly annotated games played by the late... | Read More

  • Not "White to play and win"? Worthless?!

    Occasionally I hear some intermediate level players protest that any problem that does not follow the normal "needs" of a chess game can't be helpful to your game. These "normal" concerns would include: White (Black) to play and win (if you are n... | Read More


    • Public Shame

      . . I am writing this post and many others, simply for the goal of publicly shaming myself.  It is like a journal which states the obvious.  The comments I make here, any 7 year old could make, but as keep this journal hopefully some fundament... | Read More

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    • History of CM

      Magnus Carlsen Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (Norwegian: [sʋɛn ˈmɑŋnʉs øːn ˈkɑːɭsn̩] ; born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 1 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical, rapid and... | Read More

    • Psychology in chess

      Any experienced player knows how a change in the character of the play influences your psychological mood.  -  Garry Kasparov   The aim was simple: to deprive Karpov of his favourite occupation - standing at the board, staring straight at hi... | Read More

    • Strengthen Your Body and Your Mind

      The Grandmaster Diet By FM Mike Klein    From Chess Life, December, 2008 Look at any tournament hall: It is filled with discarded candy wrappers, sugared sodas, and bags of salted snacks.  If you are a culprit, are you missing out ... | Read More

      • 1Chessdoc
      • | Feb 17, 2015
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    • Chess Aporia: Strategic Living

          Bobby Fischer: "Chess is life."     It has long been understood that Chess involved and induces a struggle of will, it contains what has been termed the 'essentials of survival', to strike, to move and to protect. If we strip aw... | Read More

      • kiwi
      • | Feb 16, 2015
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  • Joshua Waitzkin

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    Joshua Waitzkin (born December 4, 1976) is an American chess player, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child, he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. He is the only person to have won th... Read More »