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  • 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

  • The 10 Chess Pieces Most Likely to Survive a Game

    Last week, we looked at which chess pieces and pawns were least likely to make it to the end of a chess game. Unsurprisingly, the central pawns and belligerent knights were the least likely to survive, regardless of the game’s opening. W... | Read More

  • The 10 Chess Pieces Least Likely to Survive a Game

    Most of us have our favorite openings to play, and lots of players know their favorite chess piece. Despite our preferences and best intentions, though, most of the actual pieces on the chessboard don’t survive to the end of the game. Ch... | Read More

  • NEW: Chess Informant 121 Midnight Sun

    Chess Informant 121 Midnight SunPaperback, 348 pagesProduct page (book/CD) WONDERFUL OLYMPIAD Just as chess fans all over the world were excited by the goings-on at the recent Chess Olympics, so were the staff at Chess Informant excited at... | Read More

  • The 9 Chess GIFs You Have to See

    GIFs are a fun and quick way to share an animated image. These animations are short and soundless, so they do not require the viewer to invest as much time and attention as full videos. It’s no surprise that GIF animations are some of the ... | Read More


    • The Grass Arena

      I've always thought there was danger with chess that we can think it as too pure a game. That it isn’t a human enterprise but one that only takes place on 64 squares. The Grass Arena convinced me I had this view completely backwards. It is the... | Read More

      • cavedave
      • | Nov 20, 2014
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    • Game 9 - 2014 World Chess Championship - Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand

      This is game 9 from the 2014 World Chess Championship match between defending champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway, and challenger Viswanathan Anand of India. Game 9, if not the shortest game (time-wise) in world chess championship history, is certai... | Read More

    • KLA Chess Club- Game Annotations- 11/19/14

      KLA Chess club is a part of Keiller Leadership Academy, a title I, K-8 Charter School located in southeast San Diego. Chess is offered as both an after school club and everyday in school class. For more information visit our blog Below are annot... | Read More

    • 2014 World Mind Games Final Preview

      2014 World Mind Games Final Preview - Will it be Gna-and or Katz-sen? After 2 months of intense woodpushing ...sorry... mouseclicking, two American (based) IMs stood at the pinnacle of the World Mind Games 2014 Round 3 event, battling about 100+ r... | Read More

      • juniortay
      • | Nov 15, 2014
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    • Is Sacrificing a Queen Worth an Attack?

      This is my first time writing a blog and I hope you enjoy it. Today I will be showing you one of my chess games of how my opponent sacked a queen for an attack, well not exactly, because my opponent could've recaptured my queen but he chose not to... | Read More

      • brendan174
      • | Nov 15, 2014
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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 »