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Onlinechessacademy
Onlinechessacademy
Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Joined: 10/10/13
Last Online: 10/10/13
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Joined: 7/7/12
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  • 17 Hand Positions Every Tournament Chess Player Must Know

    When you play chess online, it doesn't really matter what you do with your hands. But when you play chess at a tournament, sitting across the board from a real human opponent for up to seven hours each game, you MUST master the 17 key hand positio... | Read More

  • Chess.com Player Profiles: GM Robin Van Kampen

    Sometimes this GM wishes he wasn´t a chess player at all....  But 19 year old Robin Van Kampen from the Netherlands always has the spirit to get back in the game, and he finds chess to be something that teaches him lessons in real life. He had... | Read More

  • Chess.com Player Profiles: FM Eilyisum

    Name: Evan Ju                                                   Title: Fide Master (FM)      &nbs... | Read More

  • Older Chess Players

    Now that I am an older player in my 60s, old age is creeping up on me (I can feel it in my knees), but I can still enjoy chess.  Even after playing almost 50 years in hundreds of tournaments, I still like the chess tournament atmosphere and can a... | Read More

  • Follow The Yellow Brick Road

    Excerpt I just wrote for Chess Juniors and beginners for smartdolphins.net   Follow The Yellow Brick Road-Article 3 for Juniors /beginners  by FM John Curtis    The Wizard of Oz movie (1939) is a cinematic classic full of vitality which has... | Read More


    • The Addictive Habit That Kills Spirit of Chess

      Bullet chess can be a lot of fun. But beware. Your real chess skills can suffer! Let me explain: Real chess skills depend heavily on good thinking habits. Bullet time controls hurts good habits. I have seen with my own eyes how bullet chess c... | Read More

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    • I had a good day on Friday

      I was worried when I joined the site that I would embarrass myself.  I had not ever played a game of chess online, and had not played a rated game over-the-board since the early 1980s. I had played some against a few of the computer games, like ... | Read More

    • Chess in Black and White Issue 1 "Intro and Future"

      1/5/2014 This is issue one of my chess blog I am starting. I will use issue one briefly describe the furture the issues. Plan- I plan one churning out 3 blogs a week, aiming for about every other day a new one. Mondays will be an opening or endg... | Read More

    • Testando Chess by Post

      Como dije en post anteriores, juego de forma paralela a Chess.com en apps de Android. Una es Chesspresso, de la gente de Azuwering, aunque ya muy poco, principalmente cuando me mandan invitacion y no estoy muy saturado de partidas. Existen varias ... | Read More

    • Chess Online - A Tough Fight!

      This game is a very tough fight against a talented player from the Phillipines, who after I misplayed the opening, still allowed me to outplay him positionally... THEN when I missed an opportunity for him the game became crazy with both clocks ... | Read More


  • Hikaru Nakamura: “I feel good. I'm optimistic.”

    Hikaru Nakamura is an outsider. While others were reading books, he played blitz online. Where others prefer to be quiet, he is fairly outspoken. Where others keep a poker face during games, he often shows his emotions. Less than a week before his... | Read More

  • Play Chess on Your Google Homepage!

    Play Chess on Your Google Homepage!Launch of Chess.com gadget on iGoogle Leveraging OpenSocial As of August 12th, users of the iGoogle homepage can now play chess with their friends with a new chess gadget. Chess.com is one of the first companie... | Read More

  • The Cost of Enjoying Chess?

    There are thousands of possible interests and hobbies that one can enjoy (check out this list!). If you're reading this, then you've probably already made "chess" on one of your personal interests - and lucky you! Chess is among ... | Read More


  • Chess960

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    Chess960 (Fischer random) is a chess variant created by Bobby Fischer where the pieces on the back rank are randomized, there are 960 possible starting possitions, hence the name Chess960 As you can see the pawns a still on rank 2/7 but the piece... Read More »

  • What did Bobby teach you?

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    He was one of the strongest players in the whole world...but little is know about his life. He was born in America (March,9 1943) and he quickly became the first American to win the official World Chess Championship. He was very very young when he... Read More »

  • Cell phone

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    In 2003, former world champion Ruslan Ponomariov was kicked out of a chess tournament because his cell phone rang during the course of a match.  As per article 13.4 of the laws of chess, he was disqualified when his cell phone rang during a g... Read More »