Chess sets and equipment make great gifts for the holidays. Studies have shown that playing chess has many benefits, including better memory function, problem-solving skills, creativity, social skills, concentration and more. (10 Big Benefits of P... | Read More
I didn’t intend to write a 4th Cracked Grandmaster Tales article, but so many Chess.com members asked me to do another that I decided to share a few more (true) stories. I hope you enjoy these as much as you did the others. Be warned: there mig... | Read More
The Internet is full of memes and funny pictures for virtually all subjects, including chess.
We've already looked at the weirdest chess sets, the best chess GIFs, and the 11 worst chessboard photos.
We even found 14 chess couples who fell in ... | Read More
No one sets out to lose a chess game.
Before the opening moves, chess players want to win, or at least save a draw if winning chances slip away.
But losing is part of the game. Even the best players in the world lose. Play enough games and los... | Read More
The last two weeks, we looked at the chess pieces most and least likely to survive the game.
Most of the time, those chess pieces will be the normal Staunton tournament set we all know so well.
When playing online, though, you can choose ... | Read More