game analysis

Didn't find what you are looking for? Click here to search for "game analysis" on Google.

  • Mailbag: How To Improve Your Game member Nietsoj wrote: “I read your recent post where you answered a question about aiming for a 2000 rating. Just as so many other amateur players, I have the same goal, and I am wondering what a realistic training program would look ... | Read More

  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: 'Totally Unreal' Endgame

    Last week, we examined the depths of my chess ineptitude for the first 21 moves of a recent blitz game played on the live server. Join me, grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, and the fictional voice of Stockfish 6 as we now analyz... | Read More

  • You Won't Believe These Miracles On The Chessboard

    At its heart, chess is a logical game. Every move — no matter how outwardly mysterious — can be explained and rationalized. To be sure, an idea can (and often should) violate general principles, but it still must satisfy the ... | Read More

  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: Ridiculous Endgame

    Last week, we presented the first part of my intermediate-level blitz chess game, annotated by GM Roman Dzindzichashvili and checked by Stockfish 6, in an effort to learn from my predictably subpar play. Now, let’s proudly conclude th... | Read More

  • Reader Questions: Agenda, Study, And Analysis

    From time to time I put together various reader questions and comments (while ignoring the, “Die Silman Die!” raves) and share them with the good folks on I try to give a heady mix of subjects so that there will be a bit of ... | 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
    • Analysing My Own Games: Work hard at the board

      Laziness at Chess manifests itself in many forms. One's "objective" assessment of a position is clouded by the result, particular if in our thoughts it is predetermined.   I am guilty of this. One may instantly dismiss an opponent's move, and thu... | Read More

    • Laundry Day

      Soon I am going to do a shocking expose on the Knights and how powerful of piece they can be. A little twist, however, there will be four blog posts on the subject ranging from rank noob (or teachers of noobs) to at least Expert strength. I will b... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Nov 16, 2015
    • Simul on Thursday 19th of November for Australian, European and Asian players

      I have good news for Australian and Asian players. I start to give simuls at new times which fits for their time zones!  I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach.  I will play a simul on the LIVE server with 30 15 ... | Read More

    • Simul with International Master Attila Turzo on Monday 16th of November

      I am Attila Turzo, an International Master and Chess Coach.   I will play a simul on the LIVE server with 30 15 time control. It will starting at 6:00 pm London time on this Monday the 16th November 2015. The standard entry fee would... | Read More

Video Lessons

  • En passant

    • 823 Reads
    • | 823 Reads

    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 »

  • Ruy Lopez

    • 1773 Reads
    • | 1773 Reads

    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

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    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 »

  • Abonyi, Istvan

    • 29 Reads
    • | 29 Reads

    Istvan Abonyi (1886-1942) was a Hungarian master.  He was born and died in Budapest.  In 1912, he played the Abonyi Gambit (1.Nf3 d5 2.e4) for the first time. In 1916, he played the Budapest Gambit (1.a3 Nf6 2.b3 e5) against  the Dutch surge... Read More »

  • The Lolli Positon: K and Q vs K and R

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Giambattista Lolli (1698 in Nonantola, Italy – 4 June 1769) was an Italian chess player. Lolli was one of the most important chess theoreticians of his time.  He was one of the Modenese Masters. He is most famous for his book Osserva... Read More »