In the 1890s women's chess in England, as in most places, was considered nearly inconsequential. To bring this arena to the forefront required dedication, energy and persistance. It so happened that many of the women who had those re... | Read More
Six Titled Tuesday tournaments are in the books, and the seventh is scheduled for today as the event moves to the first Tuesday of the month.
After thousands of master games, tightly packed leaderboards, and thrilling finishes, these event... | Read More
The sixth Titled Tuesday tournament in Chess.com history is set to kick off today at 2 p.m. EST (11 a.m. PST, 7 p.m. GMT), and it will feature one of the strongest fields ever.
With a prize pool that has ballooned to $2,500 (up from the normal $... | Read More
A new calendar year, for many people, means a chance for a new beginning.
January is a month to consider new possibilities, to improve yourself, and to make a fresh plan for the upcoming year.
In many ways, a new year is like a chessboard in t... | Read More
How to Mate Your Opponent
"Winning Chess" by Irving Chernev and Fred Reinfeld gave the following three quotes that inspired this presentation:
As soon as a true thought has entered our mind, it gives a light which makes us see a crowd of o... | Read More