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  • The 12 Most Interesting Chess Players Ever

    Who are the most interesting chess players of all time? It’s an interesting question. Are we talking about the best players ever? Even that’s a tricky thing to define. Are the best players the most accomplished? We could go by supe... | Read More

  • A Chess Engine Is NOT Your Friend!

    Several years ago I was visiting a friend and he was online looking at live games in a team match event. One game was between a grandmaster (who had the Black pieces) and an international master. A zillion people were using a zillion chess engin... | Read More

  • The Four Most Amazing World Championship Blunders

    The chess world gasped when in game six of this year's world championship match, both Carlsen and Anand missed a simple tactical shot 26...Nxe5! (see #10 in the second part of this series). Some reporters even rushed to call it "the bi... | Read More

  • Clash of Champions: Kramnik vs. Kasparov

    By 1990, Garry Kasparov had done what nobody had done before since the creation of the world championship: defended his title multiple times against the clearly best challenger. All in all, he and Anatoly Karpov played five quite grueling matches ... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Oct 3, 2014

    "If you had a choice of seeing the future or reading your opponent's mind as they apply to a chess game, which one would you do?" I never had that question before! If I could see the future (not with regards to the game), there are some options ... | Read More

    • Computer thinks my winning move is a blunder!

      I recently played one of my stronger games. I felt I completely outplayed my lower ranked opponents and, for once, made no mistakes. As I do with all my blitz games, I review it carefully with some computer aid - the Android app, which... | Read More

      • kevintam
      • | Nov 21, 2015
    • things to consider before making a move

      At my level (currently around 1000 rating), I make a few to several blunders and numerous mistakes & inaccuracies per game according to post-game computer analysis. Maybe I can reduce all that by looking for some or all of the following befor... | Read More

    • my flexible study plan... for now

      I watch the occasional chess video, but when it comes to chess I think I learn more readily by playing through instruction. When I was in high school, this meant playing through The Complete Chessplayer by Fred Reinfeld on a board in my bedroom. ... | Read More

    • So Close to Perfection (then I blow it)

      I have had more than a few people ask me about the difference in my standard and blitz ratings. There is quite a difference between the two and I get the electronic version of the raised eyebrow about the almost 500 point difference. I play much d... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Nov 9, 2015
    • Starting Position # 849

      A near perfect game for Chess 960 Starting Position # 849 (According to computer analysis) | Read More

  • Chess

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    Chess is a two-player board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid. Chess is played by millions of people worldwide in homes, urban parks, clubs, online, correspondence, and in... Read More »

  • En passant

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    En passant (from French: "in passing") is a maneuver in chess which is performed after a player moves a pawn two squares forward from its starting position, and an opposing pawn captures it as if it had only moved one square.  En passant may onl... Read More »

  • Mieses Opening

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    The Mieses Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: 1. d3The opening is named after the German-British grandmaster Jacques Mieses. It is considered an irregular opening, so it is classified under the A00 code in the Encyclop... Read More »

  • Ruy Lopez

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    Opening: Ruy Lopez (Spanish)ECO: C60ECO Variations: C60 - C99Type: King's Pawn GamePGN: 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5FEN:  r1bqkbnr/pppp1ppp/2n5/1B2p3/4P3/5N2/PPPP1PPP/RNBQK2R b KQkq - 3 3 The Ruy Lopez (also known as the Spanish Opening) is a ches... Read More »

  • tablebase

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    An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of a chess endgame position. It is typically used by a computer chess engine during play, or by a human or computer that is retrospectively anal... Read More »