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  • Stop Making The Same Mistakes Over And Over

    In the movie Groundhog Day (1993), Bill Murray plays Phil Connors, a weatherman who inexplicably starts repeating February 2 every day in the groundhog-crazed town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Connors spends an unknown amount of time stuck i... | Read More

  • 6 Chess Moves You Have To Play Before You Die

    The idea of a “bucket list” is not a new one. It’s an age-old concept to compile a list of things you’d like to do before you “kick the bucket,” or pass away. Unlike traveling the world or buying your dream ho... | Read More

  • 13 Songs With Chess Lyrics

    Chess and music have been linked throughout history. Both of these cerebral pursuits live at the intersection of science and art, and both are breeding grounds for amazing geniuses and prodigies. The logic, structure, and meaning of music can ... | Read More

  • Don't Get Brainwashed!

    I bet you've all heard an old joke where a man returns from a business trip one day earlier than planned and catches his wife with another man. She denies that anything is going on between her and that man trusts her, even though the obvious evide... | Read More

  • 6 Things You Should Always Do in Blitz

    Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board. As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in tournament play. Breac... | Read More


    • Growing towards the virtue of patience

      What do you do when you are often an impulsive and reckless chess player ? How do you achieve more patience for the more quiet chess moves ? The answer for me is, observing oneself, and just be more patient when one feels patience is needed. In t... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 9, 2015
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    • Why is simple chess so difficult ?

      One of the tactics I like the most is the simplification tactic. It can be beautiful to see tactic tricks with the only purpose to transpose to a winning endgame. But simple and quiet chess moves are sometimes hard to find for some reason. In th... | Read More

      • achja
      • | Feb 6, 2015
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      • | 8 comments
    • Obscure chess moves

      Source: Momir Radovic's Chess Blog | Read More

      • Crazy_Cat
      • | Feb 6, 2015
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      • | 2 comments
    • 20/20 chess calculation for beginners

      Chess video looking at the process of calculation and how it can be utilized to evaluate positions in a chess game.1. We ascertain candidate moves from the most forcing moves in the position, a) checks (the most forcing)b) captures c) attacking ... | Read More

    • 6 Things You Should Always Do in Blitz

      Playing live online chess can be great fun, but sometimes you just want to play another person over the board.     As we all know, playing over-the-board chess has its own set of rules and guidelines that must be followed in tournament pla... | Read More

      • kiba13
      • | Aug 27, 2014
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  • New Anti-Cheating Rules Not Approved yet, but may be Applied

    After many months of preparation by the FIDE/ACP Anti-Cheating Committee, finally a proposal for new anti-cheating regulations was submitted for voting by the General Assembly, last month in Tromsø. Unfortunately a vote was not established ... | Read More

  • So Wins 7th Blitz "Death Match"!

    Grandmaster Wesley So jumped out to a commanding 6-0 lead against Grandmaster Ray Robson in Chess.com's 7th Blitz Death Match, and he never looked back! In arguably the most lopsided Death Match yet, the Filipino #1 dominated the entire match, fin... | Read More

  • US Champs: Logjam At The Top

    By FM Mike Klein Saint Louis, May 17, 2010. With the top four players battling to draws on the top two boards, a trio of other players used the fourth round of the 2010 U.S Championship to draw even. On board one, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Alex ... | Read More

  • Why Your Brain Makes You Play Worse

    Let's face it: 99% of us don't play chess as well as we would like to, and the other 1% needs to learn some humility. One of the worst feelings in chess is missing those clearly winning moves that would have ended the game, but instead you... | Read More

  • Building Chess.com: Part 10 - The Team

    Today Chess.com was featured in a great video news piece in which I (Erik) had a few embarrassing interview clips. In the video I was referred to as the "creator" of Chess.com, and I just wanted to let everyone know how far from true tha... | Read More

    • erik
    • | Feb 29, 2008
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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 »

  • Castling

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    Castling is the only time in the game when more than one piece may be moved during a turn.  Castling can only occur if there are no pieces standing between the king and the rook.  Neither king nor rook may have moved from its original position.... 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 »

  • kings cryochaber

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    well, lets continue what we were at- more ways to win. well, the topics kings cryochaber. the topic means, of course, the positive way of attackind and defending kings. So go along wth the moves: e4 e5 ng3 nf6 (the next moves carries your own gam... Read More »

  • Pawn

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    The new pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280.  Starting a game by making two pawn moves before the opponent moved was common in Germany and Holland up to the 16th century, and st... Read More »