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  • The Nimzowitsch Knight Dance

    Knights are tricky little pieces. Often seen dancing around the board like little mischievous imps, knights have the power to bewilder and confuse even the strongest of grandmasters. I want to take a deeper look at one particular knigh... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen And Anastasia

    July was the month of chess weddings. Dutch super-GM Anish Giri got married to Georgian IM Sopiko Guramishvili, and Polish GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek tied the knot with Russian WGM Alina Kashlinskaya. If the title of this art... | Read More

  • From Paul Morphy To Wei Yi

    The Chinese chess prodigy Wei Yi wins the hearts of fans with every new tournament he plays. It is not just his phenomenal results (with his current rating, he should be the highest-rated 16-year-old ever!), but also his sparkling style of play th... | Read More

  • The One-Two Chess Combo

    Today we are going to continue our analysis of "chess-boxing" combos. According to Wikipedia, in boxing, the one-two combo is a nickname of a jab and cross combo. In chess, the one-two combo starts with a queen jab, which we discussed here. Th... | Read More

  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: Ridiculous Endgame

    Last week, we presented the first part of my intermediate-level blitz chess game, annotated by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili and checked by Stockfish 6, in an effort to learn from my predictably subpar play. Now, let’s proudly conclude th... | Read More


    • Queen Sac For Bishop/Pawn Checkmate

      It isn't everyday that you can sacrifice a Queen to pull off a checkmate. It isn't everyday that you can checkmate the opponent's King with a pawn and a Bishop. But today the stars aligned, so let's see if you do what I did: It's certainly the ... | Read More

      • Anema86
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    • Find the checkmates

      Here are some mate in 1 and 2 puzzles from my games see if you can spot them(they should be fairly easy). Now for the mate in 2 problems Those were some simple chess problems that I hope you enjoyed even though they were not ... | Read More

      • Graber7
      • | Aug 3, 2015
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    • Weekly puzzle week 32: triple sacrifice!

      This is the weekly puzzle of week 32 with a triple sacrifice (one declined), click here to see the puzzle of week 31.   White to move and checkmate in 7:     | Read More

      • vc153415
      • | Aug 3, 2015
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    • list of people who quit games and as a result i blocked

      7/30/15 turista 7/31/15 Ziggy_the_man Venaterox Klleslie 8/1/15 Z1269 SteveCG Irisn Manchus5 Chillax786 Checkmatedyourmomtho 8/2/15 ... | Read More

      • NecocYaotl
      • | Jul 30, 2015
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    • Magic chess

      There's so much chess going on at the moment that it's hard to keep up. I'm not talking about Biel - for the most part, with the exception of the incredible Navara-Wojtaszek clash, it's been pretty lacklustre - but rather the Politiken Cup and the... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Jul 30, 2015
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Video Lessons



  • Fool's Mate

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    Fool's mate, also known as the "two-move checkmate," is the quickest possible checkmate in the game of chess. One example consists of the moves leading to the position shown... There are eight slight variations on the pattern — White might p... Read More »

  • Sacrifice

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    To voluntarily give up material in the hope of gaining other advantages as compensation. The following is an example of using queen sacrifice to checkmate: Read More »

  • Algebraic notation

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    This article is about Algebric notation.First we will talk about what the pieces mean: K=king Q=queen R=rook B=bishop N=knight when pawns move,only the destination square is described. Here is an example of an opening with algebric notation... Read More »

  • Minor Pieces Checkmates

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    MINOR Pieces Are Rarely used for mate  It sometimes only used for support mate Im gonna serve you with some puzzle in a position where king is in the Corner/Edge of the board and , we got a few minor pieces(Bishop, Knight, and maybe a Pawn) I thi... Read More »

  • 2 rooks checkmate

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    A checkmate is where you force the enemy in such a way that the enemy king has nowhere to go. Now, a two rook checkmate is an easy way of winning. First, you block the escapade route of the enemy king with one of your rooks. Then you give check t... Read More »