This new series is all about attacking chess, combinations and fun. And all of them are in puzzle form (some easy, some difficult) so you can see how your tactical IQ stands up to the old, sometimes forgotten greats. And, if you learn a tiny bit... | Read More
As beginners, we are taught a litany of strategic precepts that inform our thought process and shape our general understanding.
"Occupy the center," "knights before bishops," "the rook's place is behind the passed pawn" — all of thes... | Read More
Last week, we discussed the first few options to fight against Black's Caro-Kann.
Now let's take a look at some of the most important ways White can respond to this opening.
The Advance Variation:
The line 1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 has... | Read More
Are you tired of the same old game of fetch? Running low on filthy, chewed-up tennis balls?
Wouldn’t it be nice to play something a bit more intellectually challenging with your pets?
Thanks to groundbreaking new technolog... | Read More
There are a lot of options for the best place to play chess.
Perhaps it’s in a large tournament, or even the world championship match, with millions of dollars on the line, and your opponent just blundered.
Maybe it’s ju... | Read More