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  • Reaching GM Potential And Compensation

    Reaching One’s GM Chess Potential member Philippe Silex777 asked: I have been reading your articles for a while now and have a question that I can’t find a satisfying answer to. It’s pretty simple: You wrote books a... | Read More

  • The 10 Weirdest Chess Sets

    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

  • The 10 Most Important Moments in Chess History

    There is arguably no other game with the timeless staying power and global reach of chess. Unlike most of the other games and sports played today by millions around the world, chess has a history that spans millennia. While chess has change... | Read More

  • University Seminar: Using Fritz and ChessBase Reader to Analyze Games and Create PGN Files

    Many University students have had trouble creating, viewing, and editing PGN files. Students have also struggled at installing and using chess engines in Fritz and/or Chessbase. These days, it is very useful to know how to use programs... | Read More

  • SCID + Stockfish

    I was interested in finding open-source chess tools for analysis, study and preparation. Last time I checked, I wasn't too excited, but this time I am happy to find about SCID. SCID is an open-source chess database that has a lot of the options a... | Read More

    • Cheating at the Hedgeware Open

      Rakesh tells the story of the latest episode, that comes just two weeks after a player was caught using his smartphone, which was hidden in a toilet cubicle during the Dubai Open, to enhance the quality of his moves. The player, Gaioz Nigalidze, ... | Read More

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    • -The Code

      I call It the Journey. The journey of humanity in exploration of themselves and the fight in the search of the answers to the question ''Why do we live?''.We still don't know that but I can say that we're really close to many answers as we achiev... | Read More

      • Lyrical12
      • | Aug 6, 2015
    • Learning Openings Thoroughly With Lucas Chess

      Studying openings is, for some reason, a very controversial subject online these days.  I feel strongly that learning a solid, consistent opening repertoire is part of becoming a strong chess player.  Some will tell you to ignore openings until ... | Read More

    • URL for Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO)

      The Open Encyclopedia of Chess Openings (OECO) wiki can be found at: The OECO wiki is an online repository for computer (and human) chess analysis. Each OECO page represents a unique chess position along ... | Read More

    • Prepping for Philly

      In about ten days I'll be heading east to compete in the seven round Philadelphia Open for the second year in a row. Last year, it was the first time I had ever traveled out-of-state for a chess tournament, and I had a blast. Playing seven slow ... | Read More

      • Chessmo
      • | Mar 22, 2015

  • Unprecedented Anti-Cheating Measures At Baku World Cup?

    On Thursday the 2015 FIDE World Cup was officially opened in Baku, Azerbaijan. For this edition the players are facing unprecedented anti-cheating measures — or so it seems. It's finally starting! The first round of the FIDE Worl... | Read More

  • "Computer Chess" Movie Begins Theatrical Run

    Computer Chess is a remarkable film about a computer vs. computer chess tournament in 1980. It has begun its theatrical run on July 17th, after it has screened at prestigious film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW and Berlin. The reviews have ... | Read More

  • Rybka Controversy Renewed

    In June 2010 Vasik Rajlich, the author of the strongest commercial chess software program - Rybka, was sensationally accused of plagiarizing code from other programs, especially Fruit. The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) stripped ... | Read More

  • Fritz 12 Released in October

    Fans of Chessbase software will no doubt be pleased to hear that the release of the latest version of their flagship playing program Fritz, is due in October.  So what is new in Fritz 12?  Well, the menu layout has been completely re-designed f... | Read More

  • Rybka Is World Champion Again

    Rybka has retained it's title at the 17th World Computer Chess Championship, held in Pamplona, Spain from 11-18 May.  A report on last year's championship is here. This year's event featured 10 of the top chess programs in a round-robin competit... | Read More

  • List of chess software

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    Chess software[edit] 1K ZX Chess Battle Chess Chess (Northwestern University) Chess (application) Chess Assistant Chess Crusade Chess Informant Expert Chess Mates Chess Titans Chess Tiger ChessBase ChessGenius ChessV Chessmaster CilkChess Colossu... Read More »

  • Bughouse chess

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    Bughouse (also reffered as tagteam and siamese chess) is played with two teams of two, using two sets. Each player on the team plays a different color than their partner.  It begans as normal blitz chess, but every piece a player captures, he... Read More »