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  • The Rubinstein Maneuver

    "A master cogitates carefully, perhaps a half-hour on a move. Finally, he chooses the correct square for the correct piece and places it there. A grand master is much more skillful. He hardly thinks at all; he throws the piece into the air and it ... | Read More

  • Chess Tactics And The Hookah

    A Superior Tactician Chess.com member Mzeekimaro wrote: “I am a big fan of you and your chess books. I am rated 1581 by FIDE. I want to be very good at tactics. What do you recommend I do? I want to be labeled as a superior tactician.&rdqu... | Read More

  • Opening Or Endgame? You Decide

    In studying chess, which of the two phases should students focus on most? Or should they concentrate on another aspect of chess altogether? It reminds us of other eternal questions, like what is the meaning of life, why is there something rather... | Read More

  • Could A Chess Computer Take Over The World?

    Chess-playing computers are almost unfathomably strong, and they are improving faster than even the best human players. Three months ago, we took a look at the top five computer chess engines, and today the best two programs on that li... | Read More

  • How To Attack In Modern Chess

    Computers continually change the way we play chess. The reports about new cases of computer cheating are a sad reality these days. We already discussed the many way computers affect chess in this series of articles: (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 an... | Read More


    • Develop Logical Thinking in the Endgame (Intense King and Pawn Study)

      This is probably one of my top-tier blog posts for improving in chess endings. I have several that I am proud of, many that I think are pretty good, and a few others that I wish I could re-do. That is just the nature of studying… we are not at o... | Read More

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    • Sinquefield Cup 2015, After 6 Rounds

      Sinquefield Cup 2015 reminds me St. Petersburg 1914. Not that I was alive in 1914 (-_-) Alekhine, Capablanca, Lasker, Marshall, Nimzowitsch, Rubinstein... One can learn a lot about chess just from studying only that tournament. Well, Sinquefield 2... | Read More

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    • Fear in Chess and How to Overcome It Part Two: The Fried Liver

      Sometimes I wonder about Fischer's ideas. Seems like they don't see the light of day much. Early in his life and throughout his career, Fischer was known for his astonishing play. He was aggressive, but he knew the endgame well, and he was invinci... | Read More

    • Rook Endings: Lasker 1925

      I love finding Endgame positions which look almost identical, but a subtle difference gives a totally different result.   I hit upon these two positions by Emmanuel Lasker composed in 1925 (positions 22 and 23 from the Encyclopadia of Chess End... | Read More

    • Inner West Swiss - Round 2

      In this game I'm facing the King's Gambit and my opponent has a FIDE rating of 1746. Having never learned the accepted lines, I answer with 2...Bc5, the KGD classical defence. For some reason I decide to castle queenside(?!) and quickly find myse... | Read More

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  • Zugzwang

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    Pronounced "tsoog-tsvung", Zugzwang is a German word meaning "obligation to move".  The term is used for a position in which whoever has the move would obtain a worse result than if it were the opponent’s turn to play. A player is said to b... Read More »

  • brige

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    the brige a rook and king endgame 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 »

  • endgame positions

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    Most endgame positions are tough.You should play easy endgames first.2 rook  or 2 queens are the easiest.More difficult is Q&K mate and the rook and king mate.Even more tough is the pawn and king mate.This is the last and the difficultest par... Read More »

  • Checkmate

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    Checkmate (frequently shortened to mate) is a situation in chess in which one player's king is in check and there is no way to remove that threat; it is a check from which there is no legal move to remove check through either capturing the pie... Read More »