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  • The Best Chess Books Ever

    Lately I’ve gotten several letters from chess fans who want to know what kind of chess books I like, and what books I consider to be the best of all time. That kind of “best-ever” list is very much a matter of taste, and a small list is imp... | Read More

  • The Lion of Chess

           A long, long time ago. . . in September of 1706 in Amsterdam to be exact, a man named Mr. Caze dated his manuscript on chess, "Instruction pour ce livre d'échecs : contenant les diverses manieres de jouer le gambit," in a letter of ... | Read More

  • Protecting Overprotection

    I think about chess a lot. I think about chess news, chess history, chess openings and endgames, my chess friends (living and dead), beautiful chess games, and how my 4,000 chess books are pushing me out of my home. But my main chess thoughts ar... | Read More

  • Chess.com: 1 Billion Games Served

    How many games have been played on Chess.com? OK, so maybe Dr. Evil asked for 100 billion, but we're getting there. A billion is a big number. If one game started every second, 24 hours a day, it would take nearly 32 years to get to a billio... | Read More

  • The Greatest Combinations You've Never Seen

    In this day and age, nary a chess player is unfamiliar with the most famous tactical games of all time: Morphy-Count Isouard, Anderssen-Kieseritzky (The Immortal Game), Anderssen-Dufresne (The Evergreen Game), Glucksberg-Najdorf (The Polish Immort... | Read More


    • Obi-Wan Ben-Oni

      Today a friend showed me two slow control chess games with Modern BenOni. Many years ago I spend loads of time studying, analyzing, and playing the MB opening. I had a little booklet by David Norwood (then IM, now GM). The BenOni was my true love ... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 26, 2015
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    • A pretty prophylaxis loss

      Apart from razor sharp hectic tactic games, I also do like to play positional chess games with Nimzovich prophylaxis style. Preventing opponent moves with quiet positional moves. I was very happy with my play in this game. The theme was to keep t... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 26, 2015
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    • The echo of Bobby Fischer's 19.Rf6

      It is not easy to be creative in chess. Lots has been done already in the past. But the good thing is that by studying chess games from others, ideas can be reused in your own games. Like the blocking 19.Rf6!! move from Bobby Fischer against Pal ... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Jan 19, 2015
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    • IHSA chess games (Glebard South)

      This is a very important tournament for seeding for the state tournament in Febuary. I am currently playing on the 4th board of the 8 board team. Game 1: Neuqua Valley vs NorthSide We ended up winning that match and now we play one of the be... | Read More

    • 2015 Chess resolutions

      So after a decade of playing internet chess, I decided to take the plunge and went for my first chess lesson with a trainer. (A FIDE rated International Master ) It was great to finally talk serious chess face to face with a person.  The meeting ... | Read More


Video Lessons



  • Scandinavian Defense

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    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

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    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »

  • Quadrupled Pawns

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    Yes it is possible. In fact, quadrupled pawns have appeared in many games, such as this one: Alekhine went on to win. In many games quad pawns can mean a win since many would be very advanced and have promotion threats. Usually the side with them... Read More »

  • Endgames

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    Endgames are the last stage of the game.In end games you have very less pieces Read More »

  • Purdy, Cecil

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    Cecil Purdy (1906-1979) was a Grandmaster of Correspondence Chess (1953) and winner of the first world correspondence chess championship (1950-1953). In 1923, at the age of 17, he won the New Zealand Championship.  In 1929 he founded the Australa... Read More »