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  • The Nimzowitsch Knight Dance

    Knights are tricky little pieces. Often seen dancing around the board like little mischievous imps, knights have the power to bewilder and confuse even the strongest of grandmasters. I want to take a deeper look at one particular knight dance. T... | Read More

  • Reaching GM Potential And Compensation

    Reaching One’s GM Chess Potential Chess.com member Philippe Silex777 asked: I have been reading your articles for a while now and have a question that I can’t find a satisfying answer to. It’s pretty simple: You wrote books a... | Read More

  • 7 Faces Chess Players Make When Losing

    One thing nearly all chess players have in common is that they hate to lose. Losing, while it might be good for our long-term chess development, is a short-term disaster for our ego. Unlike games such as Monopoly or poker, luck is not even a t... | Read More

  • Magnus Carlsen And Anastasia

    July was the month of chess weddings. Dutch super-GM Anish Giri got married to Georgian IM Sopiko Guramishvili, and Polish GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek tied the knot with Russian WGM Alina Kashlinskaya. If the title of this art... | 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 Chess.com live server. Join me, grandmaster Roman Dzindzichashvili, and the fictional voice of Stockfish 6 as we now analyz... | Read More


    • How to Cheat at Chess

      Cheating in chess is widely deemed to be the greatest threat to the future of chess. Many amateurs and even many professionals regularly state that cheating is rampant. Accusations pervade every level of chess from the lowest levels of online ches... | Read More

    • Exploiting Structural Weaknesses - Isolated Double Pawns

                Hello Chess Fans, Structural Weaknesses on the chess board refer to a Weak Pawn Structure.  They come in many forms, isolated pawns, pawn islands, backward pawns and double/triple pawns.  The focus of today's article wil... | Read More

    • Significant Olympiad milestones in China's path towards becoming World Chess conquerors!

      The great Chinese juggenault has never been more apparent than in recent months. After their national team had won the Tromso 2014 Olympiad event, Chinese players have gone on to seize the top prizes in significant events around the world. Lu Shan... | Read More

      • juniortay
      • | Jul 27, 2015
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    • Guaranteed Way to Become a Grandmaster in Six Weeks

      Do you want to become a Grandmaster in six weeks? Okay, maybe that is too tall an order... maybe six months? Wait, maybe six years? How many hours do I need to study? What is the best method? Do I have to memorize openings? Study endgame... | Read More

      • PaulEChess
      • | Jul 27, 2015
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    • Book Review: Sergey Kasparov's Swamp

      “A Cunning Chess Opening For Black” – Sergey Kasparov New in Chess   “Lure your opponent into the Philidor swamp!” promises the subheading on the book’s cover, accompanied by a ghastly green-and-brown photo of – literally – a s... | Read More

      • smurfo
      • | Jul 27, 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 »