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  • Mikhail Tal's Chess Boomerang

    The game we are going to analyze today is quite typical for the style of Mikhail Tal. It features sacrifices, crazy attack and a lot of fun! Also, as it happened to many Tal's sacrifices, it was proven incorrect.  Of course it took "only" a... | Read More

  • The Smith-Morra Gambit: A History

    For this week's edition of my column on the histories of openings, I have chosen the Smith-Morra Gambit -- a selection that might excite many readers. Most grandmasters have a low opinion of the Smith-Morra, while at the same time it is a favo... | Read More

  • Levitsky

         Meisterdrittel.      It's a curious fact that the informal title of "Master" ("Mаэстро"), the equivalent of today's International Grandmaster that was used in Russia during the late 19th-early twenieth century, was based upon ... | Read More

  • The Longest Plan In Chess

    Chess is well known as a game of strategy. This is why it is prominently pictured in all kinds of television commercials that have to showcase long-term planning (e.g. insurance, banking, etc.). It is a popular myth among people who don't play c... | Read More

  • The Master's Bulletin, January 2015

    SUBSCRIBE HERE --> (You can find the Master's Bulletin archive here) Peter’s Chess Vibes Another Year “Another year has gone by, and this Bulletin starts the second year of our magazine in this form. While the Tata... | Read More


    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.28.2015 - day 49

      Top Bulgarian Grandmaster Kiril Georgiev checkmated World Champion Garry Kasparov in 1988 in the Blitz World Championship: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Veselin Topalov beat World Champion Anatoly Karpov in 1999 in Monte Ca... | Read More

    • Prodigy Program - February 2015 Registration Open!

      This is a fully updated article regarding Chess.com University's Prodigy Program. Please read this post in its entirety if you are a new student or a prospective student wanting to join the program in February. Most importantly, registration for a... | Read More

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    • 4 years to become a chessmaster

      We all know that improving at chess requires time and dedication. But even when we do invest time and dedication in our chess development, success is not guaranteed. I know that as I've plateaued at 2000 (with a peak at 2100) for the past 15 years... | Read More

      • Boldchess
      • | Jan 27, 2015
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    • CHECKMATES OF THE DAY - 01.26.2015 - day 47

      World Champion Garry Kasparov played and won an exhibition match against the players Nikin and Sakarov in 1981 in Moscow: White to move and checkmates in 1: World Champion Anatoly Karpov beat Grandmaster Valery Salov in their match in Alma-Ata... | Read More

    • Challenge Hou Yifan, Timur Gareev and Sam Shankland in Hawaii!

      Three of the world’s best chess players are headed to the Hawaiian island of Oahu in March to take part in the "Hawaii Grandmaster Challenge" – a four player round robin invitational tournament being put on to help kick start a local scholast... | Read More


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  • Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime

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    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, born October 21, 1990, is a French Grandmaster.  In 2002, he was 2nd in the World Under-14 Championship.  In 2005, he became a Grandmaster at the age of 14 years, 4 months, the 7th youngest GM in history and the 2nd young... Read More »

  • Dzindzichashvili, Roman Yakovlevich

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    Roman Dzindzichashvili a well known grandmaster of Soviet origin (peak rating 2703), was born on May 5, 1944. In 1976, he emigrated to Israel where in 1977 he won the 1977 Israeli Championship and gained the grandmaster title in 1979.  That ... Read More »

  • Bagheri, Amir

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    Amir Bagheri was born in Iran on October 19, 1978.  In 1998, he won the Iranian Under-20 Championship.  In 1999, he qualified for the FIDE World Chess Championship, but did not play because of visa problems.  He played in the 2000 World Chess F... Read More »

  • Borki Predojević

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    Borki Predojević is a Bosnian chess Grandmaster and the youngest Grandmaster ever from his homeland.He was born in April,6  1987. in Teslić,Bosnia and Herzegovina.Predojević was European Champion U-12 in 1999 and U-14 in 2001.He won the Wo... Read More »

  • Torre, Eugene

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    Eugenio "Eugene" Torre, traditionally considered the strongest chess grandmaster the Philippines ever produced, was born in Iloilo City, Philippines on November 4, 1951.  In 1974, the young Torre became Asia’s first grandmaste... Read More »