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  • 5 Openings To Learn In 2015

    A new calendar year, for many people, means a chance for a new beginning. January is a month to consider new possibilities, to improve yourself, and to make a fresh plan for the upcoming year. In many ways, a new year is like a chessboard in t... | Read More

  • Monster Opening Preparation

    Serious opening preparation is a must for all chess professionals. At times, the preparation is mundane: NORMAL OPENING PREPARATION  1) You decide to play a new opening that had attracted you for years, or you saw something new and exc... | Read More

  • Three Key Ways to Improve at Chess (part 1)

    Recently I've received a lot of emails from prospective students who ask me “How do I get better at chess?” In my opinion, there are three important methods of improvement that I feel are key to everyone's growth as chess players. This articl... | Read More

  • Q&A with Coach Heisman Dec 7, 2012

    Mongoose Press graciously offered free copies of The World's Most Instructive Amateur Game Book for the best question on each of the Dec 7 and Dec 21 shows. I scribbled down seven questions which were contenders for the prize. Here they are (I ap... | Read More

  • Study Plan for Intermediate Players: The Opening!

    Target Skill Range: Intermediate (Rated 1400-1799) Acquire the knowledge you need to approach the opening with confidence and achieve success! Tasks: Extend Your Base Knowledge of "Tournament Openings" Choose and Apply a Consistent Approa... | Read More


    • Daily Chess (i.e. Correspondence)

      Applied Study Correspondence ChessResearch is a central pleasure of correspondence chess. Using opening books, databases, and both print and electronic versions of Chess Informant elevates my play in the short run and expands my over the boar... | Read More

      • Ziryab
      • | Jun 16, 2015
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    • Chess Plan for Beginners

      The Sole Purpose of this blog is to inform beginners the importance of creating a plan and try to help beginners create a plan that can help them improve their chess. The plan can be simple, easy, and suited to their individual needs. Backgrou... | Read More

    • What's Black's Plan After 1.e4?

      "What's Black's Plan after 1.e4?" We tried a new format in "Q&A with Coach Heisman" (our Chess.com TV show the first Friday of each month from 5-6:30 PM ET). The first hour of the show was restricted to questions about positions - it could be... | Read More

      • danheisman
      • | Mar 7, 2015
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    • Some tools for newby/casual players (like me)

      First of all, i want to warn you that it's likely this post won't be useful for you. Despite all it's just my first test post in a new blog, I'll write some lines to introduce me and, just in case it can be useful for you, some free tools I'm usin... | Read More

      • sharcashmo
      • | Feb 15, 2015
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    • And now, the Newb presents... Losing by draw

      Previous posts: (Apology) (Game Explorer) (Never Surrender) (Losing pt 1) (pt 2) (pt 3) (pt 4) I played at a <1600 rating for about a year and then one day woke to find myself in a higher bracket: the 1600+ world. Surely, I was untouchable by... | Read More

      • hop-along
      • | Oct 3, 2014
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  • The English Opening

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    This Chess opening involves the first move c4, (called The English Opening because a group of English players in around the 1890's often played it, including Howard Staunton), it is played as one of the main opening choices for white- an alternati... Read More »