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  • Why Do Grandmasters Blunder?

    Over the years I’ve noticed that whenever a grandmaster hangs his face, the masses of fake names go berserk and not only berate the unfortunate player but toss sick (and completely ignorant) accusations his way: “He lost on purpose! It’s a ... | Read More

  • Pete's Pathetic Chess: 'Never Good'

    Chess.com fans have marveled at my uncanny ability to play pathetic chess, and yet win all the same. That won’t be the case today. Unlike the first two games featured in this column, this next game boasts the logical and just conclusion of... | Read More

  • Bishops Do Not Retreat!

    Some time ago, I wrote an article with a similar title where we discussed a sacrifice that happens when Black plays h7-h6 and attacks White's Ng5, but instead of moving the knight back, White plays Ng5xf7! starting an attack. Today we'll analyze... | Read More

  • 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


    • famous players in london system now

      Who are excellent players in London System in the level of grandmaster now? I do not know of them only Gata Kamsky. | Read More

      • faayez
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    • Sexy Chess...i don't think so...

      Sexy Chess...i don't think so... Although it’s hard to claim having Magnus Carlsen as a photogenic World Champion has catapulted chess into the limelight in anywhere other than Norway there’s been no lack of mass media interest in the royal g... | Read More

      • Alexchex
      • | Sep 4, 2015
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    • 10 Reasons Why Most People Are Not Good at Chess (and how to fix it)

      About 8.6% of the world’s population or roughly 700 million people play chess. Majority of these players will never reach even 1000 rating level which is considered to be a beginner’s strength. Why is that the case? How to change it? Most p... | Read More

      • Alexchex
      • | Sep 4, 2015
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    • Prodigy Program - September 2015 Registration Open!

      This is a detailed 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 September. Most importantly, registration for all t... | Read More

      • GeniusKJ
      • | Sep 4, 2015
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    • CHESS – A LOOK AT SHARP TACTICS

      Important as it is to have very well-developed positional understanding and excellent strategic skills in chess, every player must have sharp tactical skills as well. After all, chess tactics and strategy are the main weapons that one use... | Read More

      • smsugumar5
      • | Sep 4, 2015
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  • Baburin, Alexander

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    Alexander Baburin was born on Feb 19, 1967 in Gorky.  He learned chess from his father at the age of 7.  In 1990 he was awarded the IM title.  He  moved from the Russia to Ireland in 1993 and became a Grandmaster in 1996.  He is the first an... Read More »

  • 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 »