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  • Draws

    Okay I admit it, I have guilty pleasures. I like to eat ice cream in the middle of the knight, I secretly drink all of our Pepsi. But my biggest confession is that I love draws. Draws by repitition are better than winning at times. I just love mes... | Read More


    • Chess Poetry and More! The March DHLC Newsletter is out!!

      Chock full of news, anotated games, and spiced up with some chess poetry -- there is something for everyone in this month's edition of our unique DHLC Newsletter!   http://www.chess.com/news/dhlc-newsletter---march-2014-edition-4784 Just click... | Read More

    • Too many games, too fast moves

      I guess I´m not the first one having this problem. It´s already been a couple of weeks I started to play here and on the very first days I just wanted as many Online (correspondence) games starting as possible. And I was (and still I am) pretty ... | Read More

    • How Do I Play Slow Chess on Chess.com?

      Want to play real Live chess at time controls of G/45+45 and G/90+30? Want real tournaments? Want to meet others who like to play slow chess too? Well, you can right now at the original and premiere place for Slow Chess tournament play here on Ch... | Read More

      • SirIvanhoe
      • | Dec 9, 2013
      • | 665 views
      • | 0 comments
    • PGN(棋譜)再生保管計画!

      Chess.comの対局棋譜をWindows上で保存・再生したい!という人のために、その手順を日本語で説明します。    Chess.comでプレイしたゲームの棋譜は全てサイト内に保管されていて、Live ... | Read More

      • Jean-P
      • | Sep 25, 2013
      • | 1857 views
      • | 0 comments
    • The 26th World Universiade.Start

      The 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen was opened by His Excellency Mr Hu Jintao, President of the People’s Republic of China on 12th August. This is the Summer Games held every two years for university students. 152 countries are represented. ... | Read More


  • Chess.com Welcomes ChessPark Members

    On Dec 21, 2009, Chesspark.com became part of Chess.com. Chesspark members have access to Chess.com using their same login info, but must first login here: http://www.chess.com/chesspark.html to transfer their account to Chess.com. Chess.com did... | Read More


  • Scandinavian Defense

    • 1561 Reads
    • | 1561 Reads

    The Scandinavian Defense (also known as the Center Counter) is the chess opening characterized by the first moves 1.e4 d5. At first characterized as a beginner's move, it has recently been revived, with several GM's trying it. Although the Scandi... Read More »

  • Horwitz, Bernard

    • 25 Reads
    • | 25 Reads

    Bernhard Horwitz (1807-1885) was a German-born card player(specialized in miniatures) and chess study composer.    In 1845, he settled in England and began teaching chess.  In 1846, he lost as match with Howard Staunton, losing 14 games, winni... Read More »

  • Fred defense

    • 0 Reads
    • | 0 Reads

    Hello. I'm caveatcanis and this message was written by AwesomeXue. There was some sort of message error though.  You'll see this message has zero views but several comments which is pretty hard to do.  Maybe some psychics left messages with th... Read More »

  • Quadrupled Pawns

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    Yes it is possible. In fact, quadrupled pawns have appeared in many games, such as this one: Alekhine went on to win. In many games quad pawns can mean a win since many would be very advanced and have promotion threats. Usually the side with them... Read More »

  • Endgames

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    Endgames are the last stage of the game.In end games you have very less pieces Read More »